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    Alexia Loizou won the 2019 Stawell Womens Gift.

Stawell Gift cancelled for 2020 | COVID-19

Stawell Gift organisers have confirmed a cancellation of the 2020 carnival after initial hopes they might be able to reschedule the famous footrace later in the year.

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They postponed the event in March due to the impact of COVID-19, and at an executive meeting this week unanimously decided to cancel this year’s event.

Planning for next year’s annual 139th Easter carnival, under the direction of a new management committee, is already underway.
The new committee will work with event partners with a direction to enhance the event experience for athletes and spectators and the Wimmera community to grow participation, and open the door for greater economic impact for the region.