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NewsReader 05-11-2013 09:50 PM

British sailing mourns death of Simpson
 
By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - The British sailing community was mourning the death of Olympic champion Andrew Simpson after the 36-year-old drowned when his vessel capsized in San Francisco Bay during training for the America's Cup on Thursday. Simpson, who won gold at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, died when he became trapped as giant catamaran the Artemis, Sweden's entry in the America's ...

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