News Archive, Month: June 2009

Junior Beach Volleyball Grand Slam arrives in Bath

26 June 2009

Some of the brightest young beach volleyball players in the south west will be in action at the University of Bath at the Team Bath Junior Beach Volleyball Grand Slam Tournament on Saturday 4th July. The event is part of the South West Volleyball Association’s inaugural Junior Beach Tour. The tour features eight events culminating in the finals at Sandbanks in Dorset in September. The Team Bath event takes place on the outdoor beach at...

Rhys Williams

15 June 2009

Sport/Event: Athletics, 400m hurdles, 400m and 4x400m relay Date and Place of Birth: 27 February 1984, Bridgend, Wales Club: Cardiff AAC Biography: The reigning European champion and bronze medallist from Delhi in 2010, Williams also represented Wales at the commonwealths in Melbourne, 2006. He was crowned Welsh male athlete of the year in 2013 after setting new personal bests over 400m hurdles and 400m. Williams is the son of former Welsh international rugby union player J.J....

Darren selected for Euros

10 June 2009

Team Bath judo player Darren Harris has been selected to represent Great Britain at next month’s Visually Impaired European Championships in Hungary. Darren is a member of Britain’s five-strong team for the championships, which take place in Debrecen from 3-5 July. He contests the under-66kg class, the division in which he competed at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. Last month Darren won gold in the under-66kg class at the German Open, when he also collected...

University of Bath pair win Student Cup

09 June 2009

The University of Bath pair of Jake Sheaf and Josh Randall won beach volleyball’s national Student Cup in their first tournament playing together. It was a good tournament for University of Bath players – Jake and Josh beat fellow University of Bath students Seain Cook and Chris Gregory 21-12, 21-17 in the final. Jake and Josh went through the draw without dropping a set, which included a 15-4, 15-6 semi-final victory over the Southampton University...

Team Bath Futsal Team who took on England

Team Bath Futsal go down to England

05 June 2009

The Team Bath Futsal side went down 6-2 in a friendly against the full England Futsal side in Hereford. Team Bath went a couple of goals down early on, but then Ian Parkes got on the end of a Dave Jennings pull back to put the University of Bath side back in the game at 2-1. Parkes scored with his second attempt after his first effort was blocked. Team Bath were on top for the...

Bronze for Marcon in Cyprus

05 June 2009

University of Bath student Marcon Bezzina has won her sixth medal at the Games of the Small States of Europe. Bezzina won bronze for Malta in the under-63kg class judo competition at the Games in Cyprus. It was her sixth medal at the Games of the Small States of Europe following her bronze in the individual competition and silver in the team event on her debut in 2003, her gold in the individual and silver...

Freeman-Pask strikes bronze

01 June 2009

University of Bath graduate Adam Freeman-Pask set Britain on course for a terrific weekend at the opening rowing World Cup of the year. Freeman-Pask won Britain’s first medal of the weekend – a bronze in the lightweight men’s single scull in Saturday’s final at Banyoles in Spain. He had to do it the hard way, battling through the repechage after finishing fourth in his heat. But he went on to finish second in his semi...

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