A record breaking 281 competitors entered this year?s British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) Climbing Championships at Craggy Island in Guilford Surrey on Saturday 11th March 2006.Tom Gore (Nottingham) beat 192 fellow climbers with an outstanding 250 points in the Men?s Individual Championships, the highest score possible. In second place was Anthony Simpson (Derby), and in joint third was last year?s winner Thomas Lawrence (Manchester) and David Goodman (Swansea).89 participants competed in the Women?s Individual Championships, with Jemma Powell (UW Bangor) taking gold and beating last year?s winner Emma Tywford (Sheffield Hallam) who had to accept silver. Lucy Griffiths (Leeds) took bronze.The Overall Mixed Team Championships saw 84 teams climb against each other with UW Bangor climbing to victory, Manchester taking second and Swansea coming in third.And who said climbers don´t choose their universities based on proximity to crags 😉   The results are shown below (you´ll need to scroll for some time to reach the bottom!). Overall Men: 1. TOM GORE (NOTTINGHAM IND – 250) 2. ANTHONY SIMPSON (DERBY IND – 247) 3. THOMAS LAWRENCE (MANCHESTER 2 – 235) 3. DAVE GOODMAN (SWANSEA 1 – 235) 5. RENAUD COQUET (BIRMINGHAM 1 – 232) 6. ROB LAMMEY (UW BANGOR 1 – 231) 7. DAVE JONES (DURHAM 1 – 229) 8. THOMAS GILBERT (DURHAM 2 – 228) 9. JIM HOUGHTON (CAMBRIDGE 2 – 225) 9. IAN TILNRY (CENTRAL LANCS 1 – 225) 9. JEFF MCDONALD (UW BANGOR 1 – 225) 12. STEVEN SMITH (DURHAM 1 – 222) 12. RICHARD GRIFFITHS (SHEFFIELD 1 – 222) 14. BEN FREEMAN (LOUGHBOROUGH 1 – 219) 15. JON FREEMAN (SWANSEA 2 – 217) 16. SEAN JACOBS (LEEDS 1 – 216) 17. OWEN DAVIES (NEWCASTLE 1 – 215) 17. THOMAS PURNELL (WARWICK 1 – 215) 19. NATHAN LAWRENCE (MANCHESTER 2 – 214) 19. ANDRE STEELE (SURREY 1 – 214) 21. ROBERT RUDOLF (PLYMOUTH IND – 213) 21. GARETH MARCH (SHEFFIELD 2  – 213) 23. TOM CREE (OXFORD BROOKES 1 – 211) 24. RICHARD LANGHAM (CENTRAL LANCS 2 – 210) 24. GARETH ROBERTS (DURHAM 2 – 210) 26. VIRGIL SCOTT (IMPERIAL 1 – 207) 26. JOHN CHATTERWAY (IMPERIAL 2 – 207) 28. CHRIS JAMES (CARDIFF 1 – 206) 28. WILLIAM JONES (WARWICK 1 – 206) 30. DAVID WILBERFORCE (NEWCASTLE 2 – 205) 31. CASSIM LADHA (NEWCASTLE 1 – 203) 31. OLIVER CHARLESWORTH (UEA 1  – 203) 33. KENICHE ODE (LIVERPOOL 1 – 202) 33. ALEX CANNON (MANCHESTER 1 – 202) 33. STUART PRESTWICH (NEWCASTLE 2 – 202) 36. JAMES BRYNE (BRISTOL 1 – 200) 36. BEN JONES (NOTTINGHAM IND – 200) 38. TOM HOLLOWAY (OXFORD BROOKES 2 – 199) 39. DAG ANDRESON (BOURNEMOUTH 1 – 198) 39. ADAM HARRISON (SHEFFIELD HALLAM 1 – 198) 41. NICK GILLETT (SWANSEA 1 – 198) 42. ALAN ROYALE (YORK 1 – 197) 43. TIM HILL (LEEDS MET 1 – 195) 43. EDD SMITH (OXFORD BROOKES 1 – 195) 43. OLIVER LEWIS (SHEFFIELD 2  – 195) 46. KRIS WRIGHT (STIRLING 1 – 194) 47. SAM COX (BOURNEMOUTH 1 – 193) 47. KANE CHANDLER (CAMBRIDGE 2 – 193) 47. JONATHAN DENNISS (MANCHESTER 1 – 193) 50. ALEX PICKARD (CARDIFF 1 – 192) 51. ANDREW BITMEAD (BRISTOL 2 – 191) 51. STEVE MENADUE (UWE 1 – 191) 51. DAVID PATTISON (WARWICK 2 – 191) 54. DAVE RIPLEY (CARDIFF 2 – 188) 54. MIKE JONES (SWANSEA INSTITUTE 1 – 188) 56. ZACK NUGENT (SUSSEX 1 – 187) 56. NICK FISHER (UEA 1  – 187) 58. JAMES BROWN (UW ABER IND – 186) 59. OLIVER HATT (EXETER 1 – 185) 60. PETE HALL (EXETER IND – 183) 61. PHILIP GREEN (KING´S COLLEGE 1 – 182) 61. STEWART DUDDING (PORTSMOUTH IND – 182) 63. JOE BOQUMPSKY (CENTRAL LANCS 2 – 181) 63. JEREMY WINGATE (SURREY 1 – 181) 63. JOHNNY SWEET (UW ABER IND – 181) 66. TIM WU (PORTSMOUTH IND – 180) 67. CHRIS GIBBS (BATH INDIV – 179) 68. CHRIS KAY (LEEDS MET 2 – 178) 68. GRANT BREWER (YORK 2 – 178) 70. ANT SCHWIRTZ (BIRMINGHAM 1 – 177) 70. PATRICK SNOW (CAMBRIDGE 1 – 177) 71. CHRIS SANDERS (MIDDLESEX IND – 176) 71. DOMINIC KEHOE (STIRLING 1 – 176) 73. KEVIN MOSSMAN (ESSEX 1 – 175) 74. EDWARD AUSTIN (ASTON 1 – 174) 75. GARRY WHITEHEAD (UWE 1 – 173) 76. ARNAUD LIMON (BRUNEL WL IND – 172) 77. POUIRA FARVID (ESSEX 1 – 170) 78. CIARAN FRY (CARDIFF 2 – 169) 79. DANIEL PEARCE (WARWICK 2 – 168) 80. ALEX WOOD (SURREY 2 – 166) 80. DANIEL WOOLNOUGH (UW ABER 1 – 166) 80. MATTHEW MAYNARD (YORK 1 – 166) 83. RORY MCRAE (BOURNEMOUTH 2 – 165) 83. CHRIS FISHER (LANCASTER 1 – 165) 85. GREGORY PITTMAN (BRISTOL 1 – 164) 86. PETER ELLIS (YORK 2 – 162) 87. ALEX GAASTRA (CAMBRIDGE 1 – 161) 87. ADAM CARR (GLAMORGAN IND – 161) 89. ANTOINE BARTHE (ESSEX 2 – 160) 89. BEN COUCH (LEEDS MET 1 – 160) 89. JAMES LISMORE (ST ANDREWS 1 – 160) 92. MARK YOXON (BIRMINGHAM 2  – 159) 92. NICK WHITE (IMPERIAL 1 – 159) 92. ANDY GREAVES (LANCASTER 2 – 159) 92. ALEXANDER RUSSELL (ST ANDREWS 1 – 159) 96. ROBERT J JONES (ASTON 1 – 158) 96. BEN EDEN-GREEN (LONDON 1 – 158) 98. ANDREW ABRAHAM (STAFFORDSHIRE 1 – 157) 98. STUART LLEWELLYN (SWANSEA 2 – 157) 100. GARETH MOTTRAM (KING´S COLLEGE 2 – 156) 101. OLLIE LYON (BRUNEL WL IND – 155) 101. DHARMESH SHAH (KINGSTON 1 – 155) 103. SEB RIDER (PLYMOUTH IND – 154) 104. NATHAN MURPHY (BRUNEL WL IND – 152) 104. ANTHONY HISLOP (BRUNEL WL IND – 152) 104. JONATHAN CANHAM (PLYMOUTH IND – 152) 107. LUKE HODGSON (BRISTOL 2 – 151) 107. TIM GRIFF (CENTRAL LANCS 1 – 151) 109. MARKUS ROGGEN (IMPERIAL 2 – 149) 110. BEN THOMAS (BOURNEMOUTH 2 – 148) 111. THOMAS POYSER (LIVERPOOL 1 – 146) 111. HARVEY STIPETIC (MANCHESTER MET 1 – 146) 111. ANDREW CAMPBELL (UW ABER 1 – 146) 114. ROLAND PHILIPS (KENT 1 – 145) 114. ASH STEVENSON (STAFFORDSHIRE 2 – 145) 116. ALEC DUDLEY (STAFFORDSHIRE 2 – 144) 117. KEVIN LE FLEUR (SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT 1 – 143) 117. SIMON CHEVIS (SURREY 2 – 143) 119. ALEX SMITH (KENT 1 – 140) 119. ROB MCKINEN (KENT 2 – 140) 119. PETE KERR (SUSSEX 2 – 140) 121. A. PAASKESSEN (BIRMINGHAM 2  – 139) 122. JACK SMITH-KEEGIN (BATH INDIV – 137) 123. ANDREW WINTER (LOUGHBOROUGH 1 – 135) 123. TOM KIRKALDY (UWE 2 – 135) 125. DANIEL MISKOW (OXFORD BROOKES 2 – 133) 126. JAMES CHU (PORTSMOUTH 1 – 132) 126. SCOTT ROGERS (UEA 2 – 132) 128. BEN MARKS (ESSEX 2 – 131) 128. PAUL TWIGG (KINGSTON 2 – 131) 128. ALISTAIR MACLENNON MURRAY (ROBERT GORDON 1 – 131) 128. STEFFAN JONES (UWE 2 – 131) 132. ROWAN HOLLYLAND (ASTON 2 – 130) 133. ANTHONY FROUD (CARDIFF MEDICS 1 – 129) 134. DANIEL BRAUND (LOUGHBOROUGH 2 – 129) 135. TOM LAWFIELD (BRADFORD 1 – 128) 136. WILL HARRIS (SHEFFIELD 1 – 127) 137. TOM HOLDING (PORTSMOUTH 1 – 126) 138. CHRIS SLOAN (SUSSEX 1 – 125) 139. PHILIP KIRK (SWANSEA INSTITUTE 1 – 123) 140. MELVYN HUGHES (KINGSTON 1 – 122) 140. TIM CUNNINGTON (LEEDS MET 2 – 122) 140. OLIVER KEELER (LOUGHBOROUGH 2 – 122) 140. ANDREW RAYNER (STAFFORDSHIRE 1 – 122) 143. THOMAS NEISSNER (LANCASTER 2 – 121) 143. DAN SHERRY (PORTSMOUTH IND – 121) 145. JAMIE HILL (ASTON 2 – 119) 145. RICKY NOS (SHEFFIELD HALLAM 2 – 119) 147. ANTHONY ECCLES (MANCHESTER MET 1 – 117) 148. HENRY FISCHER (BATH INDIV – 113) 149. STEVE BROMLEY (PLYMOUTH IND – 108) 149. GEORGE FOSTER (STIRLING 2 – 108) 151. MARTIN SMITH (GLAMORGAN IND – 107) 152. RICHARD BENNETT (UEA 2 – 106) 153. JAMES HOOD (EXETER 1 – 104) 153. TIM LEWIS-MORRIS (GKT 1 – 104) 155. DAVID WRIGHT (LONDON 1 – 101) 156. DAVE LOWELL (ROBERT GORDON 1 – 100) 156. OLLIE BENZIE (SHEFFIELD HALLAM 2 – 100) 158. STEVE COLLINS (GLAMORGAN IND – 98) 159. MICHAEL MCKENNY (BOLTON 2 – 95) 159. MARK BOOTH (SUSSEX 2 – 95) 161. MICHAEL POLLITT (LONDON 2 – 91) 162. DANIEL CLEMSON (BOLTON 1 – 89) 163. TOM ADAMS (SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT 2 – 85) 164. DANIEL HILL (BOLTON 1 – 84) 165. JUAN GARI (BRUNEL WL IND – 83) 165. MARK SCHWARZ (KENT 2 – 83) 165. BRAIDY GEE (SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT 1 – 82) 165. ROBERT PAVERLEY (SWANSEA INSTITUTE 2 – 82) 165. JOEL ARMSTRONG (SWANSEA INSTITUTE 2 – 82) 170. MATT PALMER (GLAMORGAN IND – 79) 171. ROB MUSSGNUG (UW BANGOR 2 – 74) 172. STEPHAN LYON (MANCHESTER MET 2 – 67) 173. PATRICK MCBRIDE (STIRLING 2 – 60) 174. CATHERINE BRITTON-JONES (CARDIFF MEDICS 1 – 57) 175. JAMES DOLAN (SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT 2 – 44) 176. STUART FIDDIES (BOLTON 2 – 40) 176. JOHN CROOKES (YORK ST JOHN – 40) 178. RICHARD UNDERWOOD (LONDON 2 – 37) 179. DAVID HARVEY (DERBY IND – 31) 180. THEO GAUSSEN (UW BANGOR 2 – 23) 181. ANEST WILLIAMS (BRADFORD 1 – 12) 181. GEOFFREY MILLER (DERBY 1 – 12) 183. STUART MACLEOD (DERBY 1 – 1) . MARK GEORGY (GKT 1 – 0) . CHARLES NETHERTON (KING´S COLLEGE 1 – 0) . JONATHAN HOLMAN (KING´S COLLEGE 2 – 0) . NICS THIEMANN (LANCASTER 1 – 0) . TOM GREENALL (SHEFFIELD HALLAM 1 – 0) Overall Women: 1. JEMMA POWELL (UW BANGOR 1 – 197) 2. EMMA TWYFORD (SHEFFIELD HALLAM 1 – 195) 3. LUCY GRIFFITHS (LEEDS 1 – 189) 4. KATE TURNER (MANCHESTER 2 – 185) 5. JACKIE TYRIE (SWANSEA 1 – 173) 6. LAURA ROSENBAUM (EXETER 1 – 171) 7. LISA MORGAN (SHEFFIELD 1 – 158) 8. LINDSEY CLOWES (NEWCASTLE 1 – 157) 9. CLAUDIA WHITCOMBE (WARWICK 1 – 151) 10. SOPHIE WHYTE (BIRMINGHAM 1 – 148) 11. ANNE PRITCHARD (LANCASTER 1 – 146) 12. SOPHIE HERON (STIRLING 1 – 142) 13. KATE KELTIE (BRISTOL 1 – 138) 14. LEAH JACKSON-BLAKE (CAMBRIDGE 2 – 135) 15. EMMA ROSS (BRISTOL 2 – 132) 16. MARRIE MONAGHAN (KING´S COLLEGE 1 – 131) 17. ZOFIA LISOWSKI (LIVERPOOL 1 – 129) 17. KATHERINE CASEY-GREEN (WARWICK 2 – 129) 19. KATY VOSE  (SHEFFIELD 2  – 127) 20. NATALIE GREAVES (NEWCASTLE 2 – 125) 20. KATRINA SPINNEY (UW BANGOR 2 – 125) 22. JADE JOHNSTONE (UEA 1  – 121) 23. MEGAN HOLME (SHEFFIELD HALLAM 2 – 120) 24. ALISON BROOKS (CENTRAL LANCS 1 – 118) 25. ELSA KNOERTZER (CAMBRIDGE 1 – 116) 25. PAIGE TOVEY (DURHAM 1 – 116) 25. LEIGH CIECHANOWSKI (MANCHESTER MET 2 – 116) 28. JEN LANGFIELD (LEEDS MET 1 – 114) 29. RUTH WILLIAMS (UEA 2 – 111) 30. SALLY BROWN (CARDIFF 2 – 110) 31. JENNY CHAN (BOURNEMOUTH 2 – 109) 31. LOUISE HUMPHREYS (ROBERT GORDON 1 – 109) 33. LIZ STEWART (CARDIFF 1 – 100) 34. ANNIE OLIVER (SUSSEX 1 – 99) 34. KIRBY STEVENS (SUSSEX 2 – 99) 34. STEPHANIE WILSON (UWE 2 – 99) 37. ANNA SWEET (ASTON 1 – 95) 38. RACHEL PRITCHARD (MANCHESTER 1 – 94) 38. ROBYN CROWTER (ST ANDREWS 1 – 94) 40. CLAIRE SORRELL (ASTON 2 – 91) 41. DAISY RICHARDS (SWANSEA 2 – 89) 42. CRISTINA ZENTILIN (BOURNEMOUTH 1 – 86) 42. REBECCA BUCKINGHAM (SURREY 1 – 86) 44. ELIZABETH RAMEY (ESSEX 1 – 85) 45. ESTHER DYER (BRADFORD 1 – 82) 46. KATIE WILLIAMS (IMPERIAL 2 – 81) 47. NAOMI CLIFTON (SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT 1 – 80) 48. LAURA PLACKETT (LOUGHBOROUGH 1 – 78) 49. OPHELIA CLAUDE (ESSEX 2 – 75) 50. JENNY DARBYSHIRE (KINGSTON 2 – 74) 51. CLAIRE RICKETTS (LONDON 1 – 72) 52. JASMINE FARRINGTON (LEEDS 1 – 69) 52. LOUISE HAY (MANCHESTER MET 2 – 69) 54. CHARLES NEEDHAM (CARDIFF MEDICS 1 – 66) 55. HAZEL CRABB (SURREY 2 – 62) 56. KATIE BROWN (CENTRAL LANCS 2 – 59) 56. LIZZIE WILLIAMSON (KENT 1 – 59) 56. DEBBIE CARR (LEEDS MET 2 – 59) 56. LARA MERTENS (PORTSMOUTH 1 – 59) 60. RACHEL SUMMUT (LOUGHBOROUGH 2 – 58) 61. KATIE MARSHALL (BIRMINGHAM 2  – 56) 61. ANNABEL MANSEL (KINGSTON 1 – 56) 63. LARA RODRIGUES (BOLTON 1 – 53) 63. ANITA DOROTA (KINGSTON 2 – 53) 63. KIM GALLHER (MANCHESTER MET 1 – 53) 66. CATRIN MILNE (OXFORD BROOKES 1 – 52) 67. VICKY MACGREGOR (OXFORD BROOKES 2 – 50) 67. GEORGINA PARK (SWANSEA INSTITUTE 2 – 50) 69. ANNA TIDMARSH (UWE 1 – 48) 70. HANNAH MORT (KENT 2 – 46) 71. HELEN SANDERS (STIRLING 2 – 45) 72. GEMMA DOUGLAS (YORK ST JOHN – 43) 73. WEILIN WANG (YORK 1 – 40) 73. VICTORIA RICHARDSON (YORK ST JOHN – 40) 75. ANA DELILA RODRIGUES (BOLTON 2 – 39) 76. KHOO PO-AI (LONDON 2 – 37) 77. CLAIRE GILES (STAFFORDSHIRE 1 – 32) 78. HARRIET BREWSTER (SWANSEA INSTITUTE 1 – 23) 79. DEBORAH JOHNSON (LANCASTER 2 – 12) 80. ADELA CARTER (DURHAM 2 – 10) 81. KAREN HORNSBY (YORK 2 – 2) 82. JENIFER MCLERNON (SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT 2 – 1) . ELLIE WAKE (DERBY 1 – 0) . MAEVE CAVISTON (GKT 1 – 0) . FLEUR GUILLOT (IMPERIAL 1 – 0) . MEI WAH TANG (KING´S COLLEGE 2 – 0) . SAM TWIGG (STAFFORDSHIRE 2 – 0) . SARA HEATH (UW ABER 1 – 0) Overall Team Result: 1. UW BANGOR 1 – 653 2. MANCHESTER 2 – 634 3. SWANSEA 1 – 606 4. NEWCASTLE 1 – 575 5. WARWICK 1 – 572 6. DURHAM 1 – 567 7. BIRMINGHAM 1 – 557 8. CAMBRIDGE 2 – 553 9. SHEFFIELD 2  – 535 10. NEWCASTLE 2 – 532 11. STIRLING 1 – 512 12. UEA 1  – 511 13. SHEFFIELD 1 – 507 14. BRISTOL 1 – 502 15. CARDIFF 1 – 498 16. CENTRAL LANCS 1 – 494 17. MANCHESTER 1 – 489 18. WARWICK 2 – 488 19. SURREY 1 – 481 20. LIVERPOOL 1 – 477 20. BOURNEMOUTH 1 – 477 22. LEEDS 1 – 474 23. BRISTOL 2 – 474 24. LEEDS MET 1 – 469 25. CARDIFF 2 – 467 26. SWANSEA 2 – 463 27. EXETER 1 – 460 28. OXFORD BROOKES 1 – 458 29. CAMBRIDGE 1 – 454 30. CENTRAL LANCS 2 – 450 31. DURHAM 2 – 448 32. IMPERIAL 2 – 437 33. LOUGHBOROUGH 1 – 432 34. ESSEX 1 – 430 35. ASTON 1 – 427 36. BOURNEMOUTH 2 – 422 37. ST ANDREWS 1 – 413 38. UWE 1 – 412 39. SUSSEX 1 – 411 40. YORK 1 – 403 41. SHEFFIELD HALLAM 1 – 393 42. OXFORD BROOKES 2 – 382 43. SURREY 2 – 371 44. IMPERIAL 1 – 366 44. ESSEX 2 – 366 46. UWE 2 – 365 47. LEEDS MET 2 – 359 48. BIRMINGHAM 2  – 354 49. UEA 2 – 349 50. KENT 1 – 344 51. YORK 2 – 342 52. ROBERT GORDON 1 – 340 52. ASTON 2 – 340 54. SHEFFIELD HALLAM 2 – 339 55. SWANSEA INSTITUTE 1 – 334 55. SUSSEX 2 – 334 57. KINGSTON 1 – 333 58. LONDON 1 – 331 59. PORTSMOUTH 2 – 317 60. MANCHESTER MET 1 – 316 61. KING´S COLLEGE 1 – 313 62. UW ABER 1 – 312 63. STAFFORDSHIRE 1 – 311 63. LANCASTER 1 – 311 65. LOUGHBOROUGH 2 – 309 66. SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT 1 – 305 67. LANCASTER 2 – 292 68. STAFFORDSHIRE 2 – 289 69. KENT 2 – 269 70. KINGSTON 2 – 258 71. MANCHESTER MET 2 – 252 72. CARDIFF MEDICS 1 – 252 73. BOLTON 1 – 226 74. UW BANGOR 2 – 222 74. BRADFORD 1 – 222 76. SWANSEA INSTITUTE 2 – 214 77. STIRLING 2 – 213 78. BOLTON 2 – 174 79. LONDON 2 – 165 80. KING´S COLLEGE 2 – 156 81. SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT 2 – 130 82. YORK ST JOHN – 123 83. GKT 1 – 104 84. DERBY 1 – 13 ———————————————————————– If you have any news worth reporting please contact Matt – matt@planetfear.com / 0114 2969114 ———————————————————————–