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Austrian Tornado Sailor Dies During Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta

March 29, 2002

The news agency Reuters is reporting that Austrian Tornado sailor Joannes Haeupl has drowned while racing for the Princess Sofia Trophy in the Bay of Palma today. Haeupl and his brother, Martin, were sailing in what’s been described as inclement weather, strong winds and rains. The report indicates that the remainder of Friday’s races have been suspended as well as the awards ceremony.

http://www.oninet.es/fbv/SofiaIng.htm

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