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Victory for local teams at World Gig Championships

3000 rowers strained every muscle to beat their rivals and become champions of the world. Photo: ITV News

Thousands of rowers have been heading home from the biggest World Pilot Gig Championships in the competition's 27 year history.

There was victory for local side Falmouth - winning the men's final - while Saltash-based Caradon took the woman's World Championship trophy.

Caradon celebrate winning their women's title. Credit: ITV West Country
Credit: ITV West Country

More than 150 boats took part, making it the biggest competition in its 27 year history.

Competitors flew in from all over the world with teams from Holland, USA and Bermuda.

Falmouth won the men's final and Caradon took the women's title. Credit: ITV West Country

We spoke to both the male and female winners following their international success:

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