Paul Todd/Volvo Ocean Race
NEWPORT -- Franck Cammas and his men aboard Groupama were cheered by thousands of fans on the Brittany coast after crossing the Leg 8 finish line of Volvo Ocean Race at their home port of Lorient, France at 13:31:04 local, 11:31:04 UTC, with an elapsed time of four days, 23 hours, 31 minutes and four seconds.
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand finished second at 14:30:09 local, 12:30:09 UTC, earning 25 points. PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG finished at 12:43:04 UTC, scoring 20 points and moving into second place overall. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing finished fourth at 14:17:25 UTC.
Groupama earn 30 points, extending their advantage over Telefónica, whose own victory hopes were dashed when they broke a second rudder while leading overnight.