Title: "Telefónica" closes epic leg in Brazil
Leg: Leg 5
Description: Following 6,700 miles (12,408 km) of racing on this leg, the boat skippered by Iker Martínez managed a brilliant and well-deserved podium finish to increase the team's overall lead in the round the world regatta. “Telefónica” didn't stop clawing back miles until crossing the finishing line in Itjaí (Brazil) and at 19:22 UTC, just 12 minutes and 38 seconds behind the leg winners, American team “Puma”, “Telefónica” finished the Volvo Ocean Race's supreme leg. Yet again it was a thrilling finish.