Di Benedetto is final finisher in Vendee Globe

Alessandro Di Benedetto of Italy on Team Plastique crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe at 15h 36mn 30s (French Time) on Friday 22 February. He finishes eleventh in the race. In completing his race 26 days after race winner François Gabart, completed the course he ensures this seventh edition of the renowned solo non stop around the world race makes history with the shortest gap ever between the first and last finishers.