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University Challenge results, 1997


These are the results of the series which ran from September 1996 - March 1997.

First round
Imperial, London200210St Catharine's, Cambridge
Queen's, Belfast165135Cardiff
King's Coll Med&Dent, London155135Keble, Oxford
Manchester36040Birkbeck, London
Newnham, Cambridge200155LSE
Glamorgan220175Charing Cross Hospital
St Andrews215170Girton, Cambridge
Surrey130230UWE
Corpus Christi, Cambridge240205Exeter, Oxford
Open39585Swansea
Harris Manchester, Oxford200165Glasgow
Portsmouth150280Magdalen, Oxford
Second round
Magdalen, Oxford195175UWE
Queen's, Belfast250130Girton, Cambridge
Manchester200165Imperial, London
Glamorgan155150St Andrews
Newnham, Cambridge125165Harris Manchester, Oxford
Charing Cross Hospital22595King's Coll Med&Dent, London
St Catharine's, Cambridge215255Exeter, Oxford
Corpus Christi, Cambridge185215Open
Quarter Finals
Magdalen, Oxford335110Queen's, Belfast
Manchester235150Glamorgan
Harris Manchester, Oxford135210Charing Cross Hospital
Exeter, Oxford170180Open
Semi Finals
Magdalen, Oxford240225Manchester
Open41565Charing Cross Hospital
Final
Magdalen, Oxford250195Open
96 champions vs College Bowl champions
Imperial, London125265Michigan


So congrats to Magdalen College, Oxford, whose team consisted of Colin Andress, Gwilym Thear, Jim Adams, and Alison Reeves, studying Classics, English, Maths and Philosophy, and History respectively. The series winners' trophy was presented to them by Germaine Greer.
The College Bowl challenge trophy was presented to Michigan by the American Ambassador to the United Kingdom, William J. Crowe, Jr.

Winners are given in bold, and the four highest scoring first round losers in italics. An italicised score indicates that the result was decided by a tie-break.