News Archive, Month: October 2010

It’s gold & silver for graduate Endacott

12 October 2010

University of Bath graduate Katherine Endacott added a gold medal in the 4x100m relay to the individual 100m medal she won earlier this week. The Coach Education and Sports Performance graduate led off the England quartet that took gold ahead of Ghana and India today. Endacott, who lives in Plymouth, has also learned today that her individual 100m bronze has now been upgraded to silver following the disqualification of Nigeria’s Osayemi Oludamola. Former University of...

Davenport hat-trick helps Buccs keep up pressure

12 October 2010

Team Bath Buccaneers men’s firsts kept up the pressure at the top of England Hockey League Conference West with a 5-1 win over Bournville. The prolific Tim Davenport rattled off a hat-trick for Buccs inside the first 13 minutes of Saturday’s win over Bournville – his three-goal salvo came within the space of four minutes with goals on the ninth, 12th and 13th minutes. Shaun Matthews added a fourth midway through the first half and...

Graduate Endacott wins bronze in Delhi

08 October 2010

University of Bath graduate Katherine Endacott has won a surprise bronze medal at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games. The 30-year-old Coach Education and Sports Performance graduate crossed the finish line in fourth place in the 100m yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. But she was upgraded to a podium place after Australia’s Sally Pearson was later disqualified for a false start. Endacott ran a personal best time of 11.44 in the final at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in...

GB pentathletes win silver fencing medal with Scotland team

07 October 2010

University of Bath graduates Mhairi Spence and Louise Helyer helped Scotland to a silver medal at the Commonwealth Fencing Championships in Australia. The pair are members of Britain’s modern pentathlon team and train at the Pentathlon GB high performance centre at the University of Bath. They helped the Scotland team finish runners-up to the host nation in the women’s team epee competition at the championships in Melbourne. Scotland beat Singapore 45/30 in the quarter-finals and...

Hart wins gold for England at Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games

07 October 2010

University of Bath Sports Performance student Katrina Hart struck gold at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games this afternoon (Thursday). The 20-year-old Paralympic athlete sprinted to gold in the T37 100m final to claim England’s first athletics gold medal of the Games. And she did it in style, setting a British record of 14.36 seconds. She becomes the first University of Bath-based athlete to claim a medal in Delhi. Hart, who is coached by Rob Ellchuk...

Sarah Connolly

06 October 2010

Sport: Wrestling Event: 63kg Date and place of birth: 1989, Maesteg, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales. Course: Foundation degree Sports Performance (2010) Sarah is a University of Bath Sports Performance graduate and combined her studies with judo training at Team Bath, before turning her attention to wrestling. A fluent Welsh speaker, she was selected for the Welsh Commonwealth Games squad at both Glasgow 2014 and Delhi 2010. In Delhi she competed at under-67kg, losing out to Scotland’s Ashlea...

Jenny Corish

05 October 2010

Sport/Event: Shooting 10m air rifle, 50m rifle 3×20 Biography: Jenny graduated from the University of Bath in 2009 with a Natural Sciences degree and now works at the University of Cambridge. In 2014, Jenny will be representing Wales at her second Commonwealth Games. She teamed up with twin sister Sian at Delhi in 2010, finishing fourth in the 10m air rifle pairs.

Buccs Ladies secure first win of EHL campaign

04 October 2010

Team Bath Buccaneers Ladies’ firsts achieved the first win of their England Hockey League Conference West campaign courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Staines yesterday (Sunday). Zoe Shipperley opened the scoring 10 minutes before the break in the fixture at the Sports Training Village, converting a short corner with powerful shot into the middle of the goal. Mary Douglas doubled Buccs’ advantage on 55 minutes with a team goal after good work by Helen Earle...

Kelly Gallagher

03 October 2010

Sport: Apline Skiing Date and place of birth: Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland Biography: In 2010 Kelly, a former University of Bath student who is visually impaired, became the first athlete from Northern Ireland to compete at a Winter Paralympics when she represented Great Britain in Vancouver. She and her guide Charlotte Evans were selected to compete for Team GB at the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia in 2014. The pair have been working together...

Greene features in The Guardian

01 October 2010

University of Bath based hurdler Dai Greene had featured in The Guardian's 'One hundred hopefuls for 2012' series. Greene, who struck gold in the 400m hurdles at the European Championships in August, is about to represent Wales at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. We is coached by Malcolm Arnold, UKA national event coach - hurldes, at the Sports Training Village. To reach article on Greene in The Guardian please click here.

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