Dumfries Ice Bowl Breaks World Record

That the Parliament congratulates the 10 curlers from Dumfries who retook the world record for playing the longest continuous match;

notes that the record was set at Dumfries Ice Bowl over the weekend of 1 to 3 March 2013 and that the curlers played for 73 hours, 6 minutes and 52 seconds, beating, by 11 hours and 30 minutes, the previous record, which was set by a Canadian rink; considers this to be a fantastic achievement, and welcomes the news that the funds raised will go toward the group's local curling club in order to further develop the sport in Dumfries and Galloway.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Aileen McLeod, Bill Kidd, Chic Brodie, Mike MacKenzie, Adam Ingram, Stewart Stevenson, Nigel Don, Annabelle Ewing, Roderick Campbell, David Torrance, Bob Doris, Stuart McMillan, John Wilson, Colin Beattie, Jamie Hepburn, Dennis Robertson, Maureen Watt, Gil Paterson, Colin Keir, Sandra White, Stewart Maxwell, Mark McDonald, Kevin Stewart

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