May 9 (Bloomberg) -- Andrew Simpson, a two-time Olympic gold medalist for Britain, died today in an America’s Cup training accident while sailing on San Francisco Bay.
The Artemis racing team of Sweden said on its website that Simpson was trapped under the boat after it capsized. All other crew members were rescued. The Coast Guard said there were 11 other crew members, while the Artemis release said Simpson was part of an 11-man crew aboard the catamaran. (Source: Bloomberg)