Big welcome for Vendee hero

Hampshire yachtsman Alex Thomson is being welcomed home today by a flotilla of boats after coming third in the Vendee Globe round the world race.

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Hundreds welcome Alex Thomson home from Vendee

The Gosport yachtsman Alex Thomson has been welcomed home to Gosport after his successful round-the-world feat in the Vendee Globe race. He is the fastest Briton to have finished the 24,000 mile race at sea. In an interview with Meridian's Heather Edwards, he thanked his fans for all their support.

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