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America's Cup: New Zealand take convincing win over Sweden

America's Cup: New Zealand take convincing win over Sweden
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By Euronews
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Team NZ sail through to a revenge match against the USA in the America's Cup.

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There were celebrations after Emirates Team New Zealand sailed into a convincing 5-2 win against Sweden’s Artemis Racing in the Challenger final in a rainy Bermuda. The Swedes fought hard, but the Kiwis were persistently faster and more agile.

Congratulations to @EmiratesTeamNZ, winners of the inaugural @LouisVuitton@AmericasCup Challenger Playoffs Trophy.
Engraved by @ThomasLytepic.twitter.com/KRrDS2sY0v

— America's Cup (@americascup) June 13, 2017

They now face title holders Oracle Team USA for a revenge match in the 35th America’s Cup. Back in 2013, New Zealand suffered a crushing defeat as their opponents made an historic comeback in San Francisco. But this year Glenn Ashby’s team have been hot favourites throughout the competition.

.@ArtemisRacing brought so much colour, happiness, fun, enthusiasm, determination & sportsmanship to The 35th America's Cup.
They'll be back pic.twitter.com/p7m9xLHl0k

— America's Cup (@americascup) June 13, 2017

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