China's Yin Jian was crowned champion of women's RS:X (Windsurfer Women) at the Beijing Olympic sailing regatta on Wednesday, winning China's first ever Olympic sailing gold.
Alessandra Sensini of Italy took the silver and Bryony Shaw of Great Britain claimed the bronze.
Yin Jian displays the national flag of China after the competition
Profile of Yin Jian
Birthday: Dec. 25, 1978
Place of Birth: Sichuan Province
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 57 kg
Personal Best Result: Gold medal in RS:X Women at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
(Xinhua News Agency August 20, 2008)