Pulling power of South­port

Southport Visiter - - Visiter Life -

THE Euro­pean Tug of War took place in South­port last week.

It had a to­tal of 19 coun­tries tak­ing part in the in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tions.

The club event had 80 clubs par­tic­i­pat­ing from Europe and around the world.

In to­tal 1,500 peo­ple took part.

The next big events for World Tug of War take place in China in March for the World In­door Tug of War Championships, and then Cape Town, South Africa next Septem­ber for the World Out­door Tug of War Championships.

The Tug of War As­so­ci­a­tion have sent their thank both Pon­tin’s and Sefton Coun­cil for their sup­port in help­ing to stage this year’s suc­cess­ful championships.

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