Sailor Peter Gilmour announces retirement

Four-time World Match Racing Champion Peter Gilmour talks to Al Jazeera about his decision to quit after Monsoon Cup.

    Australian sailing skipper Peter Gilmour has announced he is to retire following the Monsoon Cup. 

    After Japanese sponsors chose to end their deal with his team, Gilmour decided not to renew his card. But as one Gilmour sails away from the sport, there is another one eager to replace him. 

    Al Jazeera's Robin Adams reports from the Monsoon Cup in Malaysia. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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