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Robert Scheidt gets Pan American Games call-up

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Robert Scheidt won the gold in the 1996 and 2004 Olympics

Rio de Janerio, May 19 (IANS): Two-time Olympic champion Robert Scheidt has been included in Brazil's sailing squad for the Pan American Games in July.

The 42-year-old will vie for his fifth Pan American Games medal in the laser class, Brazil's sailing confederation said in a statement, Xinhua reported.

Scheidt won gold in the laser category at the Atlanta 1996 and Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

Brazil's team also includes 2014 world 49er FX champions Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze.

The 2015 Pan American Games will be held in Toronto, Canada, from July 10 to July 26.

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