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Oracle Team USA Takes Top Honors In World Cup Series On SF Bay

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Team USA celebrates an overall win in the America's Cup World Series Sunday in San Francisco © ACEA 2012/ Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

Team USA celebrates an overall win in the America’s Cup World Series Sunday in San Francisco © ACEA 2012/ Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Oracle Team USA took top honors on San Francisco Bay Sunday afternoon, winning both overall, and the match-race championship in the America’s Cup World Series.

Thousands of spectators lined San Francisco’s Marina Green to watch the catamarans race.

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Skipper Jimmy Spithill overtook Team Korea at the finish line, taking second place in Sunday’s race. But, that second-place finish gave Spithill the overall lead by just one point.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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