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Olympic sailor's post mortem revealed

Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson died after his yacht capsized off the Californian coast earlier this month. The Dorset sailor was training for the America's Cup.

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Funeral of Olympic sailor due to take place in Dorset

Olympic gold medallist Andrew "Bart" Simpson Credit: PA

The funeral of Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson will take place in his home town in Dorset today.

The 36-year-old died after his yacht capsized off the Californian coast earlier this month. He was training for the America's Cup.

A service at Sherborne Abbey will be followed by a celebration of Andrew's life at the town's castle.

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