Modern Pentathlon European Championships to return to University of Bath in 2019

The University of Bath will once again stage the Modern Pentathlon European Championships in 2019 - a qualifying competition for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Pentathlon GB, whose National Training Centre has been based at the University since 1998, has been awarded the event by the European Confederation of Modern Pentathlon (ECMP) following a competitive bidding process. It will be the second...

Zambia 5050 blog – how I helped Adam Peaty swap swimming for basketball

University of Bath student Jake Samuel is part of the organising team for the Zambia 5050 charity challenge, a fundraising campaign led by Olympian Mel Marshal and Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty to create sporting opportunities for some of Africa’s poorest children. Marshal and Peaty, along with their team, are undertaking ten hours of sport with children each day for...

Fighting fit – modern-day jousters put to the test in Physio & Sports Science Centre

Today’s jousters are the ultimate all-round athletes, combining similar levels of fitness and strength to a professional footballer, a top tennis player and a Formula 1 driver, according to research by the Team Bath Physio & Sports Science Centre. As part of the pre-season preparation for jousting tournaments at castles across the country, English Heritage jouster Roy Murray was put...



Taipei 2017 World University Games logo
Students, graduates, coaches and support staff representing Bath and Britain at World University Games

17 August 2017

A magnificent seven University of Bath students and graduates are heading to Taipei to represent Great Britain at the World...

Tom Gale, high jump
Tom Gale takes high jump victory as Jason Gardener rolls back the years at Manchester International

16 August 2017

Team Bath Athletics Club’s Tom Gale claimed high-jump victory at the Manchester International on a night when Jason Gardener and...

Team England rhythmic gymnastics group in training at the University of Bath, October 2016
England rhythmic gymnasts step up Gold Coast 2018 preparations at University of Bath training camp

15 August 2017

Team England’s rhythmic gymnastics squad have been continuing their build-up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with a productive...

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