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TOPSHOT - French skipper Armel Le Cleac'h celebrates aboard his Imoca monohull after crossing the finish line of the Vendee Globe solo around the world sailing race, on January 19, 2017 off Les Sables d'Olonne, western France.
French skipper Armel Le Cleac'h won the Vendee Globe solo round the world yacht race on January 19, 2017 in a record time. / AFP / Damien MEYER        (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - French skipper Armel Le Cleac'h celebrates aboard his Imoca monohull after crossing the finish line of the Vendee Globe solo around the world sailing race, on January 19, 2017 off Les Sables d'Olonne, western France.
French skipper Armel Le Cleac'h won the Vendee Globe solo round the world yacht race on January 19, 2017 in a record time. / AFP / Damien MEYER        (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

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