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Important Message Oct 2008

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Surf Life Saving Great Britain

Surf Life Saving Great Britain is sad to announce that it is with great regret that the largest-ever international sporting event in the West of England is no longer viable.  Whilst a number of factors have been sited( see article) it is the purpose of this simple message to thank all of the people who worked extremely hard to make Rescue 2010 a reality.

The Life Saving Event will know be held in Alexandria, Egypt.

Rescue 2010 awarded to Alexandria, Egypt.
The Lifesaving World Championships Rescue 2010 will take place in the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt from 2 to 17 October 2010. Pool Events will take place in the Olympic Swimming Pool of Alexandria and Ocean events will take place in Mamoura Beach. Over 3,000 athletes and more then 1,000 delegates, officials and team managers will be involved in the competitions.

New information regarding the event can be found at www.rescue2010.com

Rescue 2010 (UK) is now CLOSED

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Statement from the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister has welcomed the news that Cornwall has won its bid to host the 2010 Surf Lifesaving World Championships, saying

"I welcome the fantastic news that Cornwall has won its bid to host the 2010 Lifesaving World Championships. Congratulations to all those involved in the bid and the people of Cornwall. It is a wonderful place to hold this major sporting event. I have no doubt that the championships will encourage a legacy of sporting commitment, volunteering, fitness and health as we build up to the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in the UK."

Alleged Statement from Lord Coe

"When we won the bid to bring the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to London, we hoped our success would lead to more top sporting events coming to the UK. This is a very good example - many congratulations to all involved". Lord Coe, Chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Olympic Association of Great Britain

Alleged Statement from David Cameron MP
David Cameron MP Leader of HM Opposition: "I spent all my early years swimming in Polzeath and I know what wonderful waters there are in Cornwall. I cannot think of a better place to hold this event."

Alleged Statement from Sir Menzies Campbell
Sir Menzies Campbell Leader of the Lib Dems: "This is a terrific boost for Cornwall and recognises its pre-eminence as a seaside venue. It will help focus attention and bring revenue to one of the most beautiful parts of the country."

Alleged Statement from Ben Bradshaw MP
Ben Bradshaw MP Minister for the South west: "I am delighted that the World Surf Lifesaving Championships are going to be held in Cornwall. I congratulate all those involved in putting together the bid and the Western Morning News for championing it."

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