News Archive, Month: December 2008

Rob Ellchuk

Rob wins national coaching award

11 December 2008

University of Bath coach and student Rob Ellchuk has won a top national athletics coaching award. Rob was named winner of the Norwich Union Power of 10 Coach Award for Disability Athletics. He was presented with his award at the UK Athletics awards dinner in Birmingham. "I was really pleased to receive the award," said a delighted Rob, who is pictured with his award. Rob combines coaching at the University of Bath with furthering his...

Prosser congratulated at 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival

Teenage athletes prepare for Olympic challenge

04 December 2008

Four University of Bath students are preparing to represent Great Britain at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival, which takes place in Sydney next month. Hockey players Harriet Pearce and Lewis Prosser have been named in the GB squads for the event, while Jake Sheaf and Adam Smith will compete in the beach volleyball tournament. They are members of TeamGB's 119-strong squad for the bi-annual festival, which takes place between 14 and 18 January. Two University...

50m pool at the Sports Training Village

Beijing 2008 swimmers head Grand Prix line-up

02 December 2008

Olympic and Paralympic swimmers will be among the athletes in action at this weekend's University of Bath Grand Prix. University of Bath swimmer Andrei Cross, who represented Barbados at the Olympics, is due to contest three events at the Grand Prix, which gets underway on Friday (5 December) and concludes on Sunday. And Louise Watkin, winner of four medals for Great Britain at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, will also be in action in the...

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