Former British  international Dennis Tarr, a star of the 1950s and 1960s,  died over Christmas. He was 72. Tarr won many big British races, including the 1962 London to Holyhead, at 265 miles, the longest single-day road race in the UK.

The Condor Mackeson independent (semi-pro) was  a member of the London club, De Laune CC. The club’s website proudly proclaims that Tarr  still holds tandem track records with Alan Jackson, set in 1957.

The funeral is tomorrow, Thursday, January 6,  at South Molton  Cemetery, South Molton, North Devon, EX36 4AT,  at 3pm.

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  • robin gambrill

    I felt so sad reading that Dennis has died,I extend my sincere sympathy to his family and to friends of the Delaune C.C.. I have fond memorys of him and the Delaune C.C.
    Robin Gambrill
    Ex Clarence Whs, 1952-1963.
    Resident New Zealand from 1967..