The 18th World University Orienteering Championships kicked off yesterday in sunny Alicante with the long distance race.
ShUOC athletes Dave Schorah and Anwen Darlington both had solid performances and finished as the first British athletes in 18th and 20th respectively.
The championships continue today with a sprint race around alicante. Dave Schorah and Anwen Darlington will be joined by Kristian Jones as the ShUOC representatives in this race.
Women 6.7 km 420m
1. Isabelle Feer SUI 65.32
2. Brigitte Mathys SUI 65.37
3. Radica Brozkova CZE 66.37
20. Anwen Darlington Sheffield University 76.07
31. Anne Edwards Oxford University 80.09
32. Rebecca Harding Edinburgh University 80.14
44. Mairead Rocke Cambridge University 87.07
Men 9.8 km 690m
1. Raffael Huber SUI 75.38
2. Stepan Kodeda CZE 76.07
3. Adam Chromy CZE 77.52
18. David Schorah Sheffield Hallam University 86.46
19. Douglas Tullie Edinburgh University 86.54
24. Hector Haines Edinburgh University 88.27