January 21st, 2017

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ALEX THOMSON FINISHES SECONDFRIDAY 20 JANUARY 2017, 08H46

British sailor Alex Thomson has finished the Vendée Globe solo round the world yacht race in second-place after 74 days 19 hours 35 minutes and 15 seconds at sea.
Thomson, 42, crossed the finish line of the race in Les Sables d'Olonne, France, at 0737hrs UTC today on his 60ft racing yacht Hugo Boss.
Thomson covered 27,636 nm averaging 15.39 knots knots during the race, which began from Les Sables d'Olonne on November 6 last year.
www.vendeeglobe.org/en/news/18263/alex-thomson-finishes-second