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Golden Globe Race – Les Sables dOlonne FRA – Day 252

On Sunday, Uku Randmaa EST crossed the finish line in Les Sables dOlonne FRA to secure the 3rd place in the Golden Globe Race, and this 40 days after the winner Jean-Luc Van den Heede FRA. Waiting for him at the dock was his family, friends and the fellow circumnavigators on the ranks 1 and 2, i.e. Van Den Heede and Mark Slats NED. The Estonian has been short of food since Cape Horn and rationing the meals to an absolute minimum, he lost about 20kg body weight. In about a week from now, Istvan Kopar HUN will arrive as 4th. He has still 900nm to sail.The report.