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The wrecked Artemis boat, under which Andrew Simpson OBE was trapped and died

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The wrecked Artemis boat, under which Andrew Simpson OBE was trapped and died

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The wrecked Artemis boat, under which Andrew Simpson OBE was trapped and died

2013 America's Cup: Race to go ahead despite death of Andrew 'Bart' Simpson

The British Olympic gold medal winner died during training for the race

Police are looking into the cause of the death of Andrew Simpson

Police and America's Cup director launch inquiries into Andrew Simpson's death

Two inquiries have been set up into the death on Thursday of Olympic sailing gold medallist Andrew Simpson while training with the Swedish America's Cup challenger Artemis on San Francisco Bay.

The wrecked Artemis boat, under which Andrew Simpson OBE was trapped and died
Andrew Simpson's catamaran lies capsized after turning over during training in San Francisco Bay

Tributes paid to British Olympic gold medallist sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson killed on America's Cup challenger Artemis in San Francisco Bay but how could he be trapped in capsized boat for 10 minutes?

Officials from the world’s most famous sailing competition are investigating how a British Olympic gold medal-winner came to be trapped underwater in his capsized boat for up to ten minutes, as team-mates and competitors alike tried to come to terms with the death of Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson.

The Artemis Racing yacht is towed to shore after capsizing in the San Francisco Bay. British yacht-racing champion Andrew

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A major investigation into the cause of the catastrophic capsize which led to the death in San Francisco of British Olympian and America's Cup sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson will be led by the US Coastguard.

The capsized catamaran is towed back to shore

Video: Aftermath of tragic catamaran accident in which British Olympian Andrew Simpson died

A double Olympic medallist has been killed during a training session in San Francisco Bay after he became trapped under a 72-foot catamaran.

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