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Amputee completes 600-mile yacht race

A military amputee and his team of fellow ex-servicemen sailed to a top-half finish in a 600-mile yacht race.

Geoff Newport, 45, of the United Kingdom, who lost his left leg below the knee while serving with the Army in Afghanistan, took to the seas around Britain with 14 others in a team representing the charity British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association in the 44th Rolex Fastnet Race two weeks ago.

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