Jamieson named in Scotland Commonwealth Games team

02 August 2010

University of Bath-based swimmer Michael Jamieson has been named in Scotland’s swimming team for the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.

The 22-year-old breaststroker is coached by David McNulty at the British Gas ITC Bath. He is a member of the 21-strong swimming squad named by Commonwealth Games Scotland for the Games.

Jamieson will contest the 100m and 200m breaststroke in Delhi.

Three other University of Bath-based swimmers have already been selected to compete for England at the Commonwealth Games – Chris Walker-Hebborn, who also trains at the ITC, as well as Stacey Tadd and Richard Webb, who are coached by University of Bath had swimming coach Mark Skimming.

Jamieson, Tadd and Webb are also members of the British team for the European Championships, which take place in Budapest, Hungary, from 4-15 August. The swimming programme gets underway on Monday 9 August.

The University of Bath has one of the leading university sports departments in the UK. Under its Team Bath brand, its success is based on the expertise and dedication of staff, and its excellent facilities, used by the community and Olympic medal winners alike.

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