Sporting Digest: Angling

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The Independent Online
FIERCE criticism was heaped on the rowing course at Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, yesterday after England regained the Legrand World Freshwater Championship by virtue of having only two anglers failing to catch. With more than half the anglers failing to catch a fish over the two days, team captains were united in condemning the water. Bob Nudd, of Great Yeldham, Essex, won the individual title for the third time in five years.

LEGRAND WORLD FRESHWATER CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nottingham): 1 England 92pts; 2 France 96; 3 Italy 117; 4 Portugal 131. Selected: 13 Wales 208; 15 Ireland 232; 21 Scotland 252. Individual: 1 B Nudd (Eng) 2pts; 2 R Stronck (Lux) 4; 3 J J Chaumet (Fr) 5.

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