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Warwick through to Grand Final of University Challenge

Warwick successfully thrashed the competition in the latest round of University Challenge, meaning they are through to the Grand Final of the quiz show which will be aired on Monday 16 April.

Harold Wyber and Daisy Christodoulou

The semi-final match, aired on BBC2 on Monday 9 April, saw Warwick defeat UCL, winning with 235 points to UCL’s 85.

The Final will see Daisy Christodoulou, Harold Wyber, Rory Gill and Prakash Patel, take on current reigning champions Manchester University for the chance to be crowned University Challenge winners 2007.

Harold Wyber said: "Getting through each round has been a massive achievement. We were overjoyed to get onto the show and we've been really pleased with our progress."

Daisy Christodoulou added: "The semi-final was our best performance so far, so we feel pretty confident going into the final. We are looking forward to it, and would love to become the first team from Warwick to win University Challenge. However, having seen Manchester's matches so far we know they will be tough opponents. We hope as many people from Warwick can tune in or come to Cholo next Monday to watch!"

Don’t miss the final next Monday 16 April at 8pm on BBC2

Thu 12 April 2007, 12:27 | Tags: Students' Union & Societies, Campus Life