News Archive, Month: March 2011

Jan Gosiewski

26 March 2011

Event: Under-73kg Date and Place of Birth: 25 March 1988, London, England Coached by: Juergen Klinger Date arrived at Team Bath: September 2006 Course of Study: PhD in Biomechanics Biography: Having first arrived at the University of Bath as an undergraduate in Medical Engineering in 2006, Jan combined his studies with an illustrious sporting career, coached by Team Bath’s Juergen Klinger at the Sports Training Village and supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship. His long list of sporting achievements...

Tursunov puts paid to last British hope of singles finalist

26 March 2011

Dmitry Tursunov of Russia will face Andreas Beck of Germany in tomorrow’s final of the AEGON ATP Challenger tournament at the University of Bath – an all-time first encounter for the duo. Beck, seeded six and world ranked 135, won his semi-final today in three sets 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 against Jurgen Zopp of Estonia. Tursunov, a former top 20 player who is seeded third and world-ranked 100, beat Britain’s Dan Evans by a comfortable 6-3,6-2...

Michael Jamieson

26 March 2011

Sport: Swimming Event: 100m breaststroke & 200m breaststroke Date and Place of Birth: 5 August 1988, Glasgow Height: 186cm Weight: 76.5kg Coached by: David McNulty & Graeme Antwhistle Clubs: University of Bath NTC, University of Edinburgh, Glasgow Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2009 Biography: Michael has trained at the British Swimming's National Training Centre since 2009 and has rapidly established himself as one of the world's top breaststokers. A silver medal for Scotland in the 200m...

Dan Elston

26 March 2011

Sport/Event > Team Bath Tennis Academy Date and Place of Birth > 1993, Cornwall, UK Height > 180 cm Weight > 82 kg Coached by > Ian Macdonald Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2007 Biography > SF Tennis Europe Bournemouth  2007 RU National Road to Wimbledon RU Orlando Int Jr Cup

Sarah Penny

26 March 2011

Positions: Goal Defence, Goal Keeper Date and place of birth: 4 January, 1984, Newcastle upon Tyne Height: 1.85m Previous clubs: Loughborough Lightning (2006-2008) Team Northumbria (2009-2013) Riverside Social media: Twitter @spennylane Former Loughborough Lightning and Team Northumbria player Sarah returns to the court for a second season at Team Bath. The defender first wore the Blue and Gold in 2014 after moving to Bath to take up the role of Director of Sport at Royal High School. She is a...

Mhairi Spence

26 March 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon Year of Birth: 1985 University of Bath course of study: BA in Coach Education and Sports Development (graduated) Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: Mhairi's 2012 World Championships gold medal made her the first British woman to win indiviudal gold at a Modern Pentathlon World Championships since Steph Cook in 2001. She was inspired to take up the sport by watching the performances of Cook and Kate Allenby at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Mhairi has a BA in Coach Education and Sports Development...

Women’s doubles final at Team Bath on Friday

25 March 2011

The first final of Bath’s big week of tennis takes place at the University of Bath Sports Training Villager later today (Friday). The Polish pair of Marta Domachowska and Katarzyna Piter take on Timea Babos of Hungary and Anne Kremer of Luxembourg in the final of the women’s doubles at the AEGON ITF women’s $25,000 tournament. Both pairs are unseeded for the tournament. The final is the scheduled to be the third match on court...

New partnership wins women’s doubles title

25 March 2011

A brand new women’s doubles pairing of Hungary’s Timea Babos and Luxembourg’s Anne Kremer are celebrating winning the first title of the big week of tennis at the University of Bath. The pair today (Friday) won the women’s doubles final at the AEGON ITF $25,000 tournament at the Sports Training Village in their first contest playing as a pair. Their victory was all the more remarkable as it was Babos’ fifth successive women’s doubles title...

Lee Merrien

25 March 2011

Sport / Event: Athletics, long distance runner Date & Place of Birth: 1979, Guernsey, UK Course of Study: HND in Coach Education and Sports Performance (2004) Biography: Lee graduated from the University of Bath with an HND in Coach Education and Sports Performance in 2004. The Guernsey-based athlete was the first British runner home at the 2012 London Marathon, finishing in 17th in a personal best time of 2:13.41. Press release: Graduate Merrien to run...

Team Bath judo quartet prepare for major championships

24 March 2011

Three Team Bath judo players have been named in the British team to compete at next months European Championships in Turkey, while a fourth player will compete at the Visually Impaired World Games, also in Turkey. Jan Gosiewski, Tom Reed and Megan Fletcher are members of Britain’s 19-strong team for the Europeans, which take place in Istanbul from 21-23 April. Britain can have up to two fighters in each weight division at the Europeans, which...

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