Barclaycard World Freerun Championships: pictures

More than 8,000 people gathered in Trafalgar Square for the Barclaycard World Freerun Championships this weekend.

Barclaycard World Freerun Championships
Barclaycard World Freerun Championships

The event, which was broadcast live on BBC Three on Saturday, saw freerunners from 17 countries tackle a specially designed course created by programme producers North One TV.

The winner, 21-year-old Tim ‘Livewire' Shieff from Derby, finished with 366 points – six more than American challenger Victor ‘Showtime' Lopez and 17 points ahead of Jason Paul from Germany.

"It's a great challenge to televise the World Freerun Championships," said North One TV boss Neil Duncanson.

"We never know what the competitors are going to do next. In fact, I don't think they always know what their next move is going to be, that's the exciting appeal of free running."

For pictures of the Barclaycard World Freerun Championships click here.

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