Thomas Besnier wins GUKPT Coventry

Thomas Besnier wins GUKPT Coventry

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Frenchman Thomas Besnier outlasted a field of 84 runners to win the £300 Main Event at the latest GUKPT Summer Series tournament in Coventry. The sports agent from Tours near Paris picked up a first prize of £8,200 plus a seat in the GUKPT Champion of Champions Event.

33-year-old Besnier beat GUKPT debutant Mark Deacon from Leicester heads-up. After a two-hour battle, Besnier emerged victorious hitting a straight to seal the win.

1st - Thomas Besnier - £8,200
2nd - Mark Deacon - £5,480
3rd - Andrew O’Flaherty - £3,740
4th - Paul Rayner - £2,240
5th - John Exley - £1,680
6th - Chris Gavriel - £1,310
7th - Barry MacDonald - £1,000
8th - Julien Bardet - £750
9th - Dilbir Sahota - £500

The Cardiff leg of the GUKPT is already underway with the £1,000 Main Event starting on Thursday 3rd September.

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We thank our good friends at the GUKPT for providing us with the winner's photo.

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