Stranded British rowers rescued from Norwegian island
A group of rowers has been rescued by the coastguard from a remote Norwegian island, where they had been stuck for more than two weeks.
The crew, including British Olympian Alex Gregory, had been stranded on Jan Mayen since 19 August, a month after starting to row from Norway to Iceland.
The group, who were taken to the Norwegian mainland, sought refuge on the island because of ill health.
Despite not completing the row, they say they achieved 11 world records.
In a post on the group's Polar Row Facebook page, they said: "The Polar Row crew and boat is now on mainland Norway!... read more
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