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Abhilash Tomy was participating in this year’s Golden Globe Race (GGR), a circumnavigation challenge involving solo participants, and which bars the use of modern technology.(AFP/File Photo)

Commander Abhilash Tomy’s back fixed, humour intact after surgery

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 07:50 AM IST
Champion sailor Commander Abhilash Tomy underwent a surgery at an army hospital here on Thursday for a back injury he suffered while negotiating a deadly storm in the southern Indian Ocean that left his yacht crippled three weeks ago.
Commander Abhilash Tomy was participating in this year’s Golden Globe Race (GGR), a circumnavigation race involving solo participants, and which bars the use of modern technology.(PTI)
Commander Abhilash Tomy was participating in this year’s Golden Globe Race (GGR), a circumnavigation race involving solo participants, and which bars the use of modern technology.(PTI)

Indian warship picks up Commander Abhilash Tomy from remote Indian Ocean island

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 11:15 PM IST
Indian warship INS Satpura on Friday picked up champion sailor Commander Abhilash Tomy from Île Amsterdam, a remote island in the southern Indian Ocean where he was undergoing treatment for a back injury he suffered while negotiating a deadly storm that left his yacht crippled last week.
In this file photo taken on July 01, 2018 India's Abhilash Tomy gestures on his boat "Thuriya" as he sets sails from Les Sables d'Olonne Harbour at the start of the solo around-the-world ‘Golden Globe Race’ ocean race in which sailors compete without high technology aides such as GPS or computers.(AFP File Photo)
In this file photo taken on July 01, 2018 India's Abhilash Tomy gestures on his boat "Thuriya" as he sets sails from Les Sables d'Olonne Harbour at the start of the solo around-the-world ‘Golden Globe Race’ ocean race in which sailors compete without high technology aides such as GPS or computers.(AFP File Photo)

Daring rescue ends Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy’s 70-hour ordeal, wife still waits for phone call

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 01:10 AM IST
Tomy suffered a debilitating back injury on September 21 after the rough seas and powerful winds pummeled his yacht, sending it into a 360-degree spin and dismasting the 10-metre long boat built in Goa.
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