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International Back to Back Wool Challenge

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Guinness World Record Attempt


The Guinness record was not broken.
The challenge was completed in 6 hours 3 minutes and 28 seconds.
This time was the fastest of 2012 and the team were winners of the 18th International Back to Back Wool Challenge.
They also become holders of  the Netherlands Record and the Mainland Europe Record.
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The team consisted of one shearer and seven knitters/spinners.
Team
Netherlands
Shearer
Albert Koopman
Balloo, Drenthe
Spinner/Knitter
Betty Gijsbertse
Emst,Gelderland
Spinner/Knitter
Hannelore Hemmingway
Ridderkerk, Zuid-Holland
Spinner/Knitter
Miriam Tegels
Swalmen, Limburg
Germany
Spinner/Knitter
Angela Mühlpfordt
Arnstadt, Thuringen
Spinner/Knitter
Astrid Schramm
Gera,Thuringen
Spinner/Knitter
Anna-Maria Schmilinsky
Krefeld, NordReinWestfalen
Spinner/Knitter
Martina Hofmann
Treuchtlingen, Bayern
Reserve
Elisabeth Gutschow
Willich, NordReinWestfalen
Officials
Netherlands
Expert/Witness
Elske Post
UK
Expert/Witness
Steve Plummer
Expert/Witness
Pat Ashforth
The event was sponsored by:
Charity fund-raising for
Hannelore,   Anna-Maria,   Astrid,   Betty,   Martina,   Angela,   Miriam,   Albert