News Archive, Month: August 2009

Freeman-Pask finishes eighth at World Champs

31 August 2009

There was disappointment for University of Bath graduates Adam Freeman-Pask and Marcus Bateman at the World Rowing Championships in Poland. Freeman-Pask had to settle for a place in the B final of the lightweight single scull after finishing sixth in his semi-final in Poznan. The University of Bath Natural Sciences graduate came second in the B final, finishing seven seconds behind Jaap Schouten of the Netherlands. That put him eighth overall – an improvement on...

Best World Tour finish yet for Shauna & Zara

25 August 2009

The University of Bath-based pair of Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney achieved their best result yet on the Swatch FIVB World Tour when they came ninth at the Otera Open in Kristiansand, Norway. Shauna and Zara beat 10th-seeded Janne Kongshavn and Kathrine Maaseide of Norway 21-19, 19-21, 15-10 and followed that up with a 21-13 and 21-18 victory over seventh-seeded Vivian Cunha and Angela Vieira of Brazil. The pair, who battled their way through the...

Graduates prepare for rowing world championships

21 August 2009

University of Bath graduates Marcus Bateman and Adam Freeman-Pask will both be in World Championships action for the GB Rowing Team in Poland next week. Bateman is a member of the GB men’s quadruple scull. The British quad raced to a superb silver medal behind Germany in the World Cup in Lucerne earlier this season, their second World Cup silver of the year. Bateman graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Sports...

Harris heading for World Champs Grand Final

20 August 2009

University of Bath graduate Aaron Harris has been named by British Triathlon as part of its squad to compete at the Dextro Energy ITU World Championships Series Grand Final in Australia next month. The 21-year-old Sports Performance graduate races in the under-23 category at the Gold Coast. He finished 42nd in the senior men’s race at Hyde Park in the London round of the World Championships last weekend.

Trio prepare for Bath debuts

18 August 2009

Three of University of Bath's high performance rugby group will make their debuts for Bath RFC at this weekend's Middlesex sevens Paul Roberts and Ted Stagg of the University 1st XV plus Team Bath Academy prospect Ben Loosemore all feature in the squad. Three other university players due to arrive September 2009 are also making their Bath RFC debuts -  Matt Spellman, Matt Keyte and Joe Ellyatt.

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