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Gold medalist dead in America’s Cup boat tragedy

Posted at 1:09 PM, May 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-10 13:09:03-04

British Gold medalist Andrew Simpson was killed after his sailboat capsized in San Francisco Bay.

Investigators say the 36-year-old Olympian was under water for 10 minutes.

He was one of 12 sailors on a boat that belongs to the Swedish team participating in the America’s Cup.

The other sailors survived.

No word on why the boat capsized.