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11/11 - 06h43

Advantage Prince de Bretagne

The tussle over fourth place which has been ongoing since last night is looking more decisive now as Lionel Lemonchois has jumped nearly four miles clear of Sidney Gavignet. With 20 miles to go at 0600hrs CET, the advantage lies very much with the two times race winner. Lionel Lemonchois (Prince de Bretagne) caught up Sidney Gavignet (Musandam-Oman Sail) by 20 miles last night and then passed him as they both slowed on the west of the island, in the lee of the La Grande Soufriere (1467m) mountain.

But as has been proven many times in the final miles of this race it is never over until it is over

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