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  Wednesday, 25 September, 2002, 17:15 GMT 18:15 UK
GERMAN SUCCESS


Illbruck lead the Volvo field out of Gothenburg on the final leg Illbruck captures Volvo title
Illbruck clinches the Volvo Ocean Race, after finishing second in the final leg of the ninth month 32,700-mile race.
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The race goes on
McDonald playing catch up


STAGES ONE TO EIGHT

John Kostecki skippered Illbruck to victory Illbruck first to South Africa
Germany's Illbruck wins the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race after 31 days at sea.
Illbruck wins second stage
British skipper takes Volvo win
Last boat reaches Rio
Assa Abloy wins fifth leg
News Corp takes stage win
Illbruck tightens grip on Volvo
Assa Abloy piles on pressure


SKIPPER TALK

Jez Fanstone is the only British skipper Meet Jez, his crew and Bart Simpson
BBC Sport Online introduces Jez Fanstone, Britain's only skipper in the Volvo Ocean Race.
British skipper Jez Fanstone
Taking charge in perilous seas
Fanstone prepares for heat
Fanstone eyeing podium finish
Keeping it in the family
McDonald backs local knowledge


Detailed guide to the Volvo Ocean race route

Sailors come under attack from errant flying fish on the Volvo Ocean Race.
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