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...

Rowing’s World Class Talent Identification 2007

28 August 2007

Once again, coaches from Great Britain Rowing's World Class Start and Potential Programme, sponsored by Siemens, are on the hunt for tall first years who might just have what it takes to become the next Steve Redgrave. The programme normally identifies between 25 and 40 athletes each year whogo though to the second round of the Talent Identification process. So far, Talent Development Coach, Nicole Scott has identified 31 freshers who will be put through...

Aaron prepares to take on the world

24 August 2007

Team Bath teenage triathlete Aaron Harris has been selected to represent Great Britain at his first World Championships. The 19-year-old University of Bath Sports Performance student is one of three GB men contesting the junior men’s race at the World Championships in Hamburg later this month. Aaron won selection for the event by finishing runner-up in the junior elite race at the Michelob Ultra London Triathlon earlier this month. It was a particularly impressive achievement...

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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