News Archive, Month: July 2008

Richard Mantell at World Cup 2006. Photo: Grant Treeby 11/9/2006

University of Bath graduate Mantell looks forward to debut Games

31 July 2008

University of Bath graduate and hockey player Richard Mantell is looking forward to competing at his first Olympic Games. The 26-year-old is a member of Team GB's 16-strong squad for the Beijing2008 Games. He makes a piece of history in Beijing by becoming one half of the first pair of brothers to represent Great Britain at hockey at an Olympic Games; younger brother Simon is also a member of the team. "Playing at the Olympics...

Beijing boost for Bath-based duo

19 July 2008

University of Bath-based sprinter Craig Pickering will contest the 100m sprint at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, it was announced today (Saturday). The University of Bath Sport and Exercise Science student had already been named in the sprint relay squad but has now been told he will also run in the 100m at his first Olympic Games. And the Marshall Milton Keynes athlete is joined in the Team GB squad by training partner Dale Garland....

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