Mr. Kojiro Shiraishi from DMG MORI SAILING TEAM (hereinafter referred to as “the team”), established by DMG MORI CO., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as “DMG MORI”) in October 2018, finished a trans-Atlantic race called “Vendée-Arctique-Les Sables d'Olonne” (hereinafter referred to as “the preliminary race”). As a result, the team won a ticket to the solo, round-the-world race without assistance, “Vendée Globe 2020,” starting from November 8th, 2020. The team will continue training at the home port of Lorient, France and aim for completion of the Vendée Globe 2020
|Name:||Vendée-Arctic-Les Sables d’Olonne|
|Race started at:||15:30 on July 4th (Sat)|
|Mr. Shiraishi’s record:||10 days 11 hours 30 minutes 29 seconds|
|Mr. Shiraishi’s rank:||10th (out of 20 contestants: 3 retired)|
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