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Volvo Ocean Race: Images from the finish of Leg 8, Lorient

'Groupama celebrate taking first place on leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.'    Ian Roman/Volvo Ocean Race©    Click Here to view large photo

Volvo Ocean Race photographers, Paul Todd and Ian Roman, present this gallery of images from the finish of Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Lorient, France, home port of Leg winner, and overall winner, Groupama.

Groupama Sailing Team’s Thomas Coville from France, hugs his daughter on the dock after taking first place on leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Ian Roman-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Thomas Coville from France shakes the hand of Brad Jackson from New Zealand, as Puma Ocean Racing take third place on leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Ian Roman-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand, in rough weather, on the approach to the finish of leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Paul Todd-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Puma Ocean Racing celebrate taking third place on leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Ian Roman-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand’s Nick Burridge from New Zealand sprays champagne, after taking second place on leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Ian Roman-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Team Sanya pull into the dock at the finish of leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Paul Todd-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Team Telefonica, skippered by Iker Martinez from Spain pull into the dock at the finish of leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Paul Todd-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Puma Ocean Racing in tough seas, on the approach to the finish of leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Paul Todd-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, in rough weather, on the approach to the finish of leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Paul Todd-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Race leaders Groupama Sailing Team celebrate finishing first on leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Paul Todd-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Puma Ocean Racing in tough seas, on the approach to the finish of leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Paul Todd-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo

Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France are greeted by family, fans and the media on the dock, after taking first place on leg 8, from Lisbon, Portugal, to Lorient, France, during the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12. -  Ian Roman-Volvo Ocean Race©   Click Here to view large photo


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