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Vendee Globe Leader Le Cléac'h To finish At 3.30pm Today, Thomson 12 Hours Later

19th January 2017
The French leader Armel Le Cléac'h is currently 36 nautical miles from the Vendee Globe finish line The French leader Armel Le Cléac'h is currently 36 nautical miles from the Vendee Globe finish line

Vendée Globe leader Armel Le Cléac'h is expected to cross the finish line at approximately 1530hrs UTC today after 74 days at sea.

The French skipper is currently 36 nautical miles from the finish line in Les Sables d'Olonne, France, travelling at just over 12 knots.

The race finish will be streamed live on the race website and on social media once Le Cléac'h is within 30 minutes of the finish line.

Second-placed Alex Thomson is expected to cross the finish line around 12 hours later.

Published in Vendee Globe

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