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GB Students Selection Confirmed for FISU World University Championships

The GB Students team selected for the FISU World University Championships has now been confirmed by British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) and all athletes have been entered for the competition with the named supporting staff as Tom Bray and Jon Musgrave.

After the cancellation of this biennial competition in 2020, this year’s edition in Switzerland will be the first of these championships since 2018.

Each nation is able to send a team of up to six athletes in total, with four sports available in each discipline of Sprint/Middle/Long, one team in Mixed Sprint Relay, and two teams in each Forest Relay.

British Orienteering will be sending a full team of twelve athletes and would like to congratulate all those who were confirmed to be included in the squad today.

Congratulations to the following athletes:



James Ackland

Cecilie Andersen

Matthew Gooch

Rachel Brown

Flurry Grierson

Fiona Bunn

Peter Molloy

Laura King

Alastair Thomas

Pippa Carcas

Thomas Wilson

Chloe Potter

Team Staff... Tom Bray and Jon Musgrave

This competition has an intense programme with the five races taking place on successive days from 17-21 August.

More information can be found here.

British Orienteering is excited for the start of this year’s international competition, and by the potential of both these teams for high performance - good luck for the races!