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US Sailing picks year’s top athletes

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US Sailing chose five Olympic and Paralympic Games medalists as Athletes of the Year for their achievements this year.

Olympic gold medalist Anna Tunnicliffe of Plantation, Fla., and Olympic silver medalist Zach Railey of Clearwater, Fla., were named Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year, respectively.

Paralympic gold medalists Nick Scandone of Fountain Valley, Calif., and Maureen McKinnon-Tucker of Marblehead, Mass., were chosen as the Team of the Year. Paralympic bronze medalist John Ruf of Pewaukee, Wis., is the Paralympian of the Year.

All five have been nominated to the U.S. Olympic Committee for consideration for the Athletes of the Year Awards across all Olympic and Paralympic sports. The USOC will announce the winners in January.

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