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British sailing champ dies in America's Cup training off California
by NewsReader 05-09-2013

By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - British yacht-racing champion Andrew "Bart" Simpson, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, was killed on Thursday when his vessel capsized in San Francisco Bay during training for the America's Cup, his team said. Simpson, 36, a two-time Olympic medalist, had been sailing on the Artemis, Sweden's entry in the America's Cup, when ...

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