Lucy Vickery

Sporting double

In Competition 2824 you were invited to submit double clerihews about a well-known sporting figure past or present.
The clerihew was invented by Edmund  Clerihew Bentley as a bored schoolboy. His  son Nicolas subsequently came up with the double clerihew and trebles have been recorded. Other noted practitioners include Chesterton and Auden — and, of course, James Michie, who contributed many stellar examples to this magazine.

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