This year’s BUCS Outdoor winners are…

June 9th 2019
Jane Percival

The BUCS Outdoor Championships is over and the University of Warwick has topped the standings with four medals: two golds, a silver and a bronze.

A total of 243 experienced and novice archers from 46 universities took part in the world record status two-day event at Lilleshall. They shot a World Archery 1440 followed by head-to-heads.

Today’s head-to-head medallists were:


  • Gold: William Pike (Warwick) and Rebekah Tipping (Birmingham)
  • Silver: Arthur Coveney (Loughborough) and Emma Davis (Warwick)
  • Bronze: Matthew Sharpe (Surrey) and Hannah Burnage (Warwick)


  • Gold: Kai Thomas-Prause (Warwick) Sarah Moon (Nottingham Trent)
  • Silver: Ove Schoeppner (Edinburgh) and Beth Martel (Edinburgh)
  • Bronze: Rhys Harper (Lancaster) and Kara Abraham (Edinburgh)

Longbow mixed

  • Gold: Alex Newnes (Aberystwyth)
  • Silver: Mathew Burrell (Plymouth)
  • Bronze: Rodolfo Perez (Plymouth)


  • Gold: Huw Vaughan-Jackson (West of England) and Suzannah Boardman (Leeds)
  • Silver: Lonja Selter (Plymouth) and Eleanor Naccarato (Birmingham)
  • Bronze: Daniel Kilgallon (Central Lancashire) and Paulina Zochowska (Swansea)

Yesterday, the students shot a World Archery 1440. Loughborough took the men’s recurve team title with Birmingham claiming the women’s honours. The novice team title went to Birmingham and Edinburgh won compound gold.

The individual winners were:

  • Recurve: Arthur Coveney (Loughborough) and Eleanor Piper (Birmingham)
  • Recurve novice: Yang Ma (Birmingham) and Jiaxin Yin (Edinburgh)
  • Compound: Stuart Taylor (Keele) and Sarah Moon (Nottingham Trent)
  • Compound novice: Alex Herman (Birmingham) and Catherine Hughes (Exeter)
  • Barebow: Paul Cobee (Bath) and Jessica Nilsson (Edinburgh)
  • Barebow novice: Haydn Hayes (Swansea) and Aubrey Whitish (Swansea)
  • Longbow: Alex Newnes (Aberystwyth) and Beth Duthie (Aberystwyth)
  • Longbow novice: Rodolfo Perez (Plymouth) and Emily Hartley (Exeter)

Click on the links for each day’s results.



And you can find out more about the BUCS Outdoor Championships here.

Picture: Malcolm Rees

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