GB National Development Squad 2019

Posted by Lucinda Whittaker on 19/11/2018
The quiet after the storm of psyched youngsters on day one. Photo: Rachel Carr

Following the GB National Development Squad Selection Event 2018, we can now announce the list of athletes who have been successful in achieving a place on the GB National Development Squad 2019.

The GB National Development Squad Selection Event took place at Awesome Walls Sheffield over the weekend and saw 90 competitors come to climb in the event. Below is the list of athletes. Please note, the Development Pathway refers to the 2019 Selection Policy document.

Overall Selection (athletes listed by alphabetical surname)

 

 

Female

Development Pathway

Male

Development

Pathway

Junior

1

Thea Cameron

2

Aiden Dunne

2

 

2

Zoe Peetermans

2

Kieran Forrest

1

 

3

Holly Toothill

1

Max Milne

1

 

4

Gwyneth Uttley

1

Joe Walmsley

2

Youth A

1

Marijke Booth

2

Hamish McArthur

1

 

2

Katherine MacDougall

2

Daniel Smith

1

 

3

Emily Phillips

1

Tai Tewkesbury

1

 

4

Hannah Smith

2

Finley Wood

2

Youth B

1

Matilda Collins

1

Zak Brown

2

 

2

Louise Flockhart

1

Alfie Duckworth

2

 

3

Hannah Kerr

1

Jack MacDougall

2

 

4

Erin McNeice

2

Toby Roberts

1

 

5

Gwen Morgan

1

Leo Skinner

2

 

6

Tilly Vasic

2

Joe Xiberras

2

Youth C

1

Lucy Garlick

2

Rhys Conlon

2

 

2

Nusaybah Hussain

2

Kishan Fillingham

2

 

3

Lily Kinnersley

1

Sam Hammond

2

 

4

Valissya May

1

Kit Heffer

2

 

5

Hannah Toward

1

Kai Main

2

 

6

Sarah Walker-Palin

2

Tyler Preston

2

 

7

 

 

Fred Williams

2

 

If you were unsuccessful this year we hope that you will continue to compete and enjoy your climbing. There are a number of international open events which you can enter as an individual and if you are wanting to experience international competition this would be a great place to gain more experience. The events will be listed when they are confirmed as either ‘open’ or ‘promo events’ on the IFSC Website here.

If you would like feedback on your performance at the selection event please email Lucinda@thebmc.co.uk before Friday 23 November 2018.

For those athletes who were successful in achieving selection, the BMC will be in touch in the forthcoming weeks with arrangements for the training events next year, once they have been confirmed.

Detailed results and accompanying documents

For the appeals procedure please see here:

DOWNLOAD: The Selection Appeals Procedure Document

For the selection panel meeting minutes and further details:

DOWNLOAD: Minutes of the GB National Development Squad Selection Panel Meeting

Results of the selection event Saturday Youth B and C/D:

DOWNLOAD: The results of the selection event Saturday

Results of the selection event Sunday Youth A and Junior:

DOWNLOAD: The results of the selection event Sunday

Staffed by

We are also excited to announce the new GB National Development Squad Coaching Team for 2019 who are:

Jay Jackson, Ian Dunn, Oz Fry, Juan Avendano, Manuel Rodriguez, Liam Briddon, Jon Redshaw, Susan Dudink and the Mountaiering Scotland Coach and representative is Rachel Carr.

Lucinda Whittaker and Tim Cunnington will also be organising and coaching at the events in their roles as BMC Talent Development Coordinators.

Big thanks

We'd like to thank everyone involved in this selection event from the volunteers to Awesome Walls Sheffield and our hold suppliers Beta Climbing Designs, Dark Ventures, and Gripz Climbing. 


The GB Climbing Team is supported by the BMC, Mountaineering ScotlandClif BarDuco and Rock Over Climbing.

 
The GB Paraclimbing Team is supported by Oakwood Climbing Centre and Quay Climbing Centre. The GB Ice Climbing Team is supported by Montane. Many UK walls also support the British Climbing Team through free or subsidised entry.

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