News Archive, Month: April 2010

Buccs battle for Premier Division

27 April 2010

Team Bath Buccaneers aim to book a place in England Hockey League Premier Division for the first time in their history this weekend. Head coach Jody Paul says he will have a full strength squad available for the first time this season for this weekend’s play-offs at Cannock.

Bath forced me out of comfort zone but is making me a better swimmer, says Johnson

27 April 2010

Paralympic champion Liz Johnson says moving to train at the University of Bath took her out of her comfort zone - making her a better swimmer. Liz, who is coached at the University of Bath by Mark Skimming, says being surrounded by top athletes from a wide range of sports makes TeamBath an  inspirational training environment. In an interview on the Inside World Parasport website, Liz says: "I train at the University of Bath, as...

Coles reaches quarter-finals

26 April 2010

Team Bath’s Chris Coles reached the quarter-finals of the men’s doubles at badminton’s World Junior Championships in Mexico. Coles and partner Matthew Nottingham beat the Korean pair of Bong Chan Jun and Ki Hwa Jung to book a quarter-final berth, but then went down to Denmark’s Kim Astrup and Rasmus Fladberg. In the mixed doubles Coles and partner Jessica Fletcher went out in their opening contest to Korea’s Ji Wook Kang and Hye In Choi,...

Trio selected for England Commonwealth Games team

20 April 2010

Three University of Bath-based swimmers were today (Tuesday) selected by Commonwealth Games England to compete at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. University of Bath swimmers Stacey Tadd and Richard Webb were named among 29 swimmers selected to represent England in Delhi, as was Chris Walker-Hebborn, who trains at the British Gas Intensive Training Centre (ITC) at Bath. All three feature in the initial group of swimmers selected for the Delhi Commonwealth Games, which take...

Bath graduates win European bronze

20 April 2010

University of Bath graduates Heather Olver and Mariana Agathangelou joined forces to win the women’s doubles bronze medal at badminton’s European Championships in Manchester at the weekend. The pair went down to top seeds and eventual silver medallists Petya Nedelcheva (BUL) and Anastasia Russkikh (RUS) 21-18 21-13 in the semi-finals. Meanwhile Carl Baxter reached the quarter-finals of the men’s singles before losing to top seed Peter Gade from Denmark, who went on to win the...

University through to Combination Cup final

19 April 2010

The University of Bath men’s rugby team have reached the final of the Bath Combination Cup after a 27-22 semi-final victory over a spirited Walcot RFC. The University team were made to work hard for their win but eventually came through with some excellent teamwork. Trueman Sullivan, Peter Morallee, Paul John and Miles Davis scored tries with some accurate place kicking from Luke Giles and Chris Lewis contributing to Bath's 27 points Ian Thomas, captain...

Britain’s Mhairi Spence wins bronze at Medway World Cup

11 April 2010

Britain’s Mhairi Spence today (Sunday) won the bronze medal in a thrilling climax to the Medway modern pentathlon World Cup. It was the 24-year-old’s first World Cup medal and the first individual World Cup medal won by a Briton since the introduction of the new climax to the modern pentathlon, the combined run/shoot, at the start of last season. And in a terrific day for the British team – in which a record eight British...

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