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  Sunday, 19 January, 2003, 10:48 GMT
Alinghi win Louis Vuitton Cup
Louis Vuitton Cup final
Alinghi beat Oracle 5-1 (best of nine races)

Alinghi draw first blood, dominating the first race to win by a minute and 24 seconds
Favourites Alinghi (left) dominate race one, the team take an early lead and win the race by over a minute

Alinghi win by 40 seconds in race two as a dropped spinnaker pole means the Oracle team lose precious time
Alinghi speed to cross the line unhindered in race two, as Oracle drop a spinnaker pole and lose valuable time

Alinghi beat Oracle to the line by only one second to take a 3-0 overall lead in the final
Race three goes to the wire but Alinghi (right) triumph by one second to move into a commanding 3-0 lead

Oracle forge ahead as they beat Alinghi in race four
Oracle fight back in race four to grab their first win, finishing two minutes 34 seconds ahead of Alinghi

Alinghi's bowman Dean Phipps is splashed by a wave during the Swiss boat's victory in race five
Alinghi extend their series lead in race five, winning by 13 seconds to move within one race of overall victory

Alinghi win race six of the Louis Vuitton Cup final to claim the trophy overall
After a rest day, Alinghi seal their success, winning race six by two minutes 34 seconds to take the Louis Vuitton

Alinghi crew members spray champagne to celebrate their win
The Alinghi crew celebrate earning the right to challenge New Zealand for the America's Cup in February
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