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Golden Globe Race: Champion sailor Tomy accorded hero’s welcome by Indian Navy

The 44-year-old completed the gruelling 30,000-mile race, the longest sporting event in the world, on April 29 after sailing for 236 days in his boat named Bayanat. Tomy returned to India on Thursday

Tomy with Air Vice Marshal MS Sridhar, the military doctor who fixed his back after he suffered a serious spinal injury. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 19, 2023 08:58 PM IST
ByRahul Singh

'Was lying immobile on boat for 3 days': Abhilash Tomy recalls 2018 accident

Indian Navy Commander (Retd.) Abhilash Tomy scripted the history by becoming the first Indian to complete the GGR, after sailing in waters for 236 days.

Commander Abhilash Tomy.(HT PHOTO)
Published on May 19, 2023 03:57 PM IST

Abhilash Tomy charts history, finishes second in Golden Globe race

Commander Tomy is all set to finish the race 2nd after South African sailor Kirsten Neuschafer at 1:30 PM (IST) in Les Sables d'Olonne, France on Saturday.

The retired Naval Commander, had on March 22, 2022, declared his participation in the Golden Globe Race 2022. (Twitter/ Cdr Abhilash Tomy)
Published on Apr 29, 2023 01:17 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi

Champion sailor Abhilash Tomy set to return to race that almost claimed his life

The race, which bars the use of modern technology, will begin from Les Sables-d’Olonne in France on September 4

Commander Abhilash Tomy (retd) could not finish the GGR’s 2018 edition because of an accident. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 23, 2022 12:18 AM IST

Abhilash Tomy seeks funds to reattempt race that nearly proved fatal for him

But Abhilash Tomy’s quest for sailing glory faces a funding hurdle; he needs to raise up to ₹4 crore to get through to the 2022 edition of the quadrennial Golden Globe Race (GGR).

Abhilash Tomy poses on his boat Thuriya ahead of the solo around-the-world sailing race for the Golden Globe Race in 2018. (File photo)
Published on Jul 09, 2021 01:02 AM IST
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