Canoes face 77 locks in 4 days

Canoeists were passing through Newbury today as part of an 125-mile river race.

Out on the water

Canoeists were passing through Newbury today as part of an 125-mile river race. Participants have to negotiatie their way through 77 locks across four days as they travel from Devizes to Westminster. Organisers said competitors were facing tough conditions.

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