Ben Ainslie & Presenter Georgie Thompson Welcome First Child – With Very Unusual Name

Sailing star Sir Ben Ainslie is celebrating the birth of his first child with wife Georgie Thompson – but the new baby has an unusual name.

The birth was announced on Twitter by the 39-year-old’s sailing team, Land Rover BAR, with a black and white photo of the Olympian with the sports presenter, 38, and their new daughter.

Land Rover BAR said: “Congratulations @AinslieBen @OfficiallyGT on the birth of your beautiful baby Bellatrix #BringTheBabyHome”.  Sir Ben responded: “proudestday”.1benIt’s not known whether baby Bellatrix is named for the ancient goddes of war or whether her parents are Harry Potter fans!