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London lifeboat crew assist post-Wimbledon revellers who jumped into the River Thames

An RNLI lifeboat crew responded after two men celebrated Andy Murray’s Wimbledon win by stripping naked and leaping off a bridge into the River Thames.

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution crew from Chiswick were scrambled by London Coastguard yesterday at 5.24pm, after the two revellers were seen jumping off Barnes Bridge into the river, known for its strong currents and cold temperatures.

On arrival, the two men confessed they had been drinking all day while watching the men’s Wimbledon final, in which the UK’s Andy Murray was hailed the champion., ,

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