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25th World Gig Championships on the Scilly Isles

The World Pilot Gig Championships are took place on the Isles of Scilly this bank holiday weekend. 3000 rowers were on the islands: a thousand more than the number of people living there.

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25th World Gig Championships start on Scilly Isles

The Women's Veterans' Race this evening. Credit: ITV News/Steve Hardy

The World Pilot Gig Championships started on the Isles of Scilly this evening. 3000 rowers are on the islands for the bank holiday weekend: a thousand more than the number of people living there. The event is in its 25th year, and a record 150 boats are taking part.

Another shot of the Women's Veterans' Race. Credit: ITV News/Steve Hardy
A busy scene on the beach at the end of the Women's Veterans' Race. Credit: ITV News/Steve Hardy

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