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Gordon Bennett Cup: French brothers Leys won for the second year in a row

Chatellerault, France - Seventeen crews representing 8 different nations took off for the 46th edition of this prestigious balloon competition

After three days and nights on board their home-built balloon, "Le Petit Prince", the two French brothers Vincent and Jean-François Leys won the Gordon Bennett Cup for the second consecutive year. The touched down safely in Portugal, 100 kilometres north-west of southern city of Faro, having covered a straight distance of 1282 km from their starting point in Châtellerault, France. Seventeen crews r...

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