Huntingdon star Giles Scott has been given the green light to defend his Olympic Games crown.

Scott is one of a dozen sailors selected to represent Great Britain in Tokyo next summer.

The 32 year-old, who took up the sport at Grafham Water as a youngster, stormed to gold in the Finn class in Rio four years ago.

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And he will be one of the favourites for glory again in the Far East next summer after taking bronze in the Tokyo Test Event back in August.

Scott boasts a glittering CV which featured four senior World Championship wins along with successes at youth and junior levels.

He is also a multiple European champion with his latest victory at that level arriving earlier this year.