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Winners of the snail "races"

July 20 2009
11:52

Outdoor World Championships, "snail run won a snail named Terry. The competitions are traditionally held in the English city Kongem, Norfolk. Competitions were held this past weekend on a special "stadium".

Under the rules, "race" starts from the center of a circle with a diameter of 35 centimeters. The winner is the snail, which first crosses the outer boundary of the circle. As reported by the organizers of the championship, this year the "races" were held in harsh conditions - strong winds, so the result is the winner - 2 minutes 49 seconds - did not record.

In the last decade "snail races" are gaining in popularity across the world. However, competition in Kongem have a special status and is an open world championship.

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