Barry Rigby wins Wigan (UK) pie contest

SkyNews reports that Barry Rigby ate a meat pie in 43 seconds to win the annual pie eating contest at Harry’s Bar in Wigan, England today.

The Wigan pie contest is probably the best publicized English contest. This year’s gimmick of checking for performance enhancing substances was noted by the BBC. (Gravy is listed as a performance enhancing substance). Pitch Weekly also had a blog entry about the contest (from Liz K)

update The Guardian, Daily Express and Manchester Evening Post have articles.

Comments (2)


  1. "Tiny" said (Registered March 5, 2008)

    December 15, 2009 @ 12:05 pm

    Cough medicine? WTF? Those looney wankers!

  2. Anonymous said

    December 15, 2009 @ 12:15 pm

    funny comments .

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