Sicily Congress Winners

Another successful overseas Congress has come to an end, with a number of players enjoying success in the week's events in Sicily.

Tom Gisborne & Sandy Davies were the winners of the Swiss Pairs, finishing on 141 VPs. Celia Oram & Derek Oram were just 2 VPs behind in second place, with Malcolm Lewis & Nicky Adamson in third on 131 VPs.

The Swiss Teams was won by David Stevenson, Liz Commins, Dee Lindon & Peter Lindon (pictured) who finished on 135 VPs. Jimmy Ledger, Dodo Georgevic, Geoffrey Herbert & Maureen Ledger were second with 131 VPs. The team of David Stevenson, Liz Commins, Dee Lindon & Peter Lindon also won the overall Pivot Teams.

The full list of winners was:

  • Pre-congress pairs: Paul Littlewood & Fiona Littlewood (picture)
  • Swiss Pairs: Tom Gisborne & Sandy Davies (picture)
  • Ladies's pairs: Paula Hopkinson & Pat Dowdeswell (picture)
  • Men's pairs: Frank Wharton & Emile Lawy (picture)
  • Mixed pairs: Geoffrey Herbert & Maureen Ledger (picture)
  • Open Pairs: Emile Lawy & Frank Wharton (picture)
  • Pivot Teams: Red & Overall - Liz Commins, Dee Lindon, David Stevenson & Peter Lindon (picture); Blue - Val Mollison, Ann Owen, Paul Mollison & Cath Fox; Yellow - Sandy Davies, Vivianne Norling, Tom Gisborne & Par Ljungqvist;
  • Swiss Teams: David Stevenson, Liz Commins, Dee Lindon & Peter Lindon (picture)

The next Overseas Congress takes place in Rome, 5th - 11th February 2020.