Martin brings pie title home

THE World Pie Eating Champion is a Wiganer ... again!

On the 12th hour, of the 12th day, of the 12th month in 2012, 12 hopefuls took their places around a table to, quite simply, see who could scoff a meat and potato pie the quickest.

Contestants take part in the Wigan Pie-lympics 2012, held at Harry's Bar, Wigan

Contestants take part in the Wigan Pie-lympics 2012, held at Harry's Bar, Wigan

There was total shock at the event, held at Harry’s bar, two years ago when a Boltonian took the crown and the world record to boot.

The title came back home last year and yesterday Kitt Green man Martin Clare smashed the world record, eating his in 23.55 seconds.

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