Gosport Home Coming Ceremony For Alex Thomson

11 February 2017, 12:21 | Updated: 11 February 2017, 12:33

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Gosport sailor Alex Thomson's being honoured with a welcome home ceremony to recognise his achievements in a recent solo round the world race.

The 42-year-old finished second in the Vendee Globe after 75 days alone at sea.

There'll be a boat parade, brass band and guard of honour for Alex.

Gosport Council's leader says the town is 'very proud of him'.

Pic from @ATRacing99 on Twitter

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