Cheese rolling race: Hundreds compete in Coopers Hill event

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People contention    down   Coopers Hill

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Thousands of radical watched connected during the yearly food rolling races

Hundreds of radical person taken portion successful the yearly food rolling utmost sporting event.

Competitors chased a 7lb (3kg) Double Gloucester food down the almost-vertical Coopers Hill successful Brockworth, adjacent Gloucester.

The world-famous lawsuit was postponed during Covid but made a instrumentality a twelvemonth ago, contempt information fears.

Matt Crolla, a 28-year-old from Manchester, won the archetypal contention successful beforehand of thousands of spectators.

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Cooper Cummings (right) from Washington competed and met erstwhile champion Chris Anderson

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Delaney Irving, from Canada, claimed the food successful her race

Kyla Hill, of Team Cheese, the radical of volunteers who assistance organise the event, said she was "passionate" astir food rolling.

"It puts america [Brockworth village] connected the map, makes america a spot famous, draws radical successful from implicit the world," she said.

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Former victor Chris Anderson met Clarkson's Farm prima Kaleb Cooper

"I was talking to a mates past nighttime who'd travel implicit from Washington especially."

Ms Hill added others had travel from Texas and Switzerland for the event.

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