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China's Guo completes epic solo sail

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Chinese yachtsman Guo Chuan became the first sailor from China to complete a non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe. 

Guo Chuan set off on his epic sailing trip from his home town of Qingdao on November 18, 2012. On Friday he became the first sailor from China to complete a non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe.

The former scientist returned to the northeastern port city of Qingdao, his home town, after a gruelling five-and-a-half month voyage and immediately paid tribute to his late father.

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