Identical Sussex twins achieve identical A Level grades

Guido and Cristian Bowen celebrate their A Level success
Guido and Cristian Bowen celebrate their A Level success

A pair of identical twin brothers are celebrating their academic success after receiving identical grades, albeit in different subjects.

Sussex Downs students Guido and Cristian Bowen, both 18, both received an A* and two A grades after opening their results on Thursday (August 25).

The brothers, who are from Eastbourne but studied at the college's Lewes campus, are going on to study at opposite ends of the UK after both won places at prestigious universities.

Cristian achieved an A* grade in philosophy and A grades in both history and French. He is going to the University of Sussex to study philosophy and French.

Meanwhile Guido achieved an A* grade in geography and A grades in both Spanish and mathematics. He is going to Edinburgh University to study languages and classics.

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