Vendée Globe: Brit Alex Thomson takes the lead in sailing race

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Vendée Globe: Brit Alex Thomson takes the lead in sailing race” – below is their description.

    46-year-old British skipper Alex #Thomson is participating in his fifth #VendéeGlobe this year. He is widely considered as a favourite to take the coveted title in his all-new, radically designed #HugoBoss yacht.

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