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Jul 10

Clarky Smashes Course Record to Win the 2011 Brigg Bomber

Steve Clark smashed the course record with 2hrs39m17s to take the win at this years Brigg Bomber.

The annual quadrathlon takes place in Brigg using the River Ancholme for the swim of 1500m and then an 8km kayak before heading off on local roads for the 36km cycle and the 10km run finally finishing off in Brigg centre, to the cheers of the crowd.

This year was blessed with excellent weather and one of the best turnouts we have seen. The mass start was split into two waves with 75% solos and the rest made up of teams.

(Below Left) 1st Wave of the swim getsĀ under way. (Below Right) Lots of support this year with plenty of encouragement from the bridge.
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Main Results

1st Steve Clark

02:39:17

2nd Matt Stevenson

02:42:49

3rd Tim Downing

02:46:49

1st female Helen Dyke

03:02:19

2nd female Kate Lahart

03:33:17

1st Team Brothers Grim AV & Andy Grimwood

02:42:12

2nd team Team Bomber Chris Spavin, Jacob Harley-Becket, Gav mann

02:43:41

as 2nd & 3rd Overall can not be awarded newcomers
1st Newcomer Matt Foulger

02:50:48

2nd Newcomer Tom Watt

02:58:24

Full results are available here SOLO RESULTS & TEAM RESULTS

A selection of photos are available on Flickr which were kindly taken by Mick Hardie.

Also have a look at the “Ode to Quadrathlon” written by Duncan Wright.

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