News Archive, Month: August 2007

Aaron 18th at Worlds

31 August 2007

Team Bath’s Aaron Harris finished a creditable 18th place finish in today’s (Friday) junior men’s race at the World Triathlon Championships in Hamburg. The 19-year-old University of Bath Sports Performance student completed the race in 55 minutes and 36 seconds, one minute and 53 seconds behind race winner Aurelien Raphael from France. It was Aaron’s World Championships debut and came just a year after he had to take three months out of the sport with...

Bath a magnet for Olympic rowing hopefuls

15 August 2007

Several potential rowing Olympians have emerged from more than 200 people tested this weekend at the University of Bath by the Amateur Rowing Association's (ARA's) World Class Start Scheme, sponsored by Siemens, according to the manager of the sport's talent development programme, Peter Shakespear.The scheme aims to test tall people aged 16–25 who may have the qualities needed to succeed in the sport. Bath's participants – just like the 500 tested already in Nottingham and...

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