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New caber tossing world record set in Inverness

A new world record for the most people simultaneously tossing a caber was set in Inverness at the weekend.

Two hundred cabers were made in preparation for the event.

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The bid was made during the Masters World Championships in the city's Bught Park.

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Dubbed the Tomatin Toss, the games' competitors sought to break a record set in Canada where 52 cabers were tossed at the Fergus Ontario Highland Games.

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The competitors at Inverness successfully tossed 66 cabers.

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Jack Brockbank, far right, from the Guinness World Records confirmed the new record.

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