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British Golden Globe Race sailor rescued in Pacific: Official

AFP  |  Santiago 

British Race sailor was rescued Friday in the by a Chinese ship, a day after her yacht was dismasted, Chile's Maritime Rescue Services told AFP.

Goodall "was rescued at 1500 GMT and is already on the ship heading to Punta Arenas," in southern Chile, a said.

The flagged Tian Fu was expected to dock on December 12.

The youngest competitor in the race and the only woman, 29-year-old Goodall was briefly knocked unconscious when mountainous seas upended her yacht DHL Starlight early Thursday, tearing off its mast and trashing much of her equipment.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 23:25 IST