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NewsReader 05-10-2013 09:20 AM

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

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