THIS 1 cm squid (right) was all it took to be crowned All England Squid Champion.

Some 68 competitors took part on both arms of East Sussex’s Brighton Marina where the only other catch was a 38 cm bass.

Despite the lack of action, in adverse conditions, £370 was raised for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute.

The mighty midget (pictured above, with normal sized squid below) meant Davide Thambithurai, from Southampton, Hampshire retained the trophy.

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