News Archive, Month: July 2011

8th European University Futsal Championships July 2011 – Tampere, Finland

29 July 2011

Event > 8th European University Futsal Championships Date > 17 - 24 July 2011 Results > 17th out of 24 Venue > Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, Tampere, Finalnd                     The University of Bath represented British Futsal last week for the second time at the European University Futsal Championships after qualifying through the British University Futsal Championships back in March. The University based side only managed...

Amy Williams Opens STV Gym

Golden girl Amy opens extensively refurbished Team Bath Gym

28 July 2011

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams has officially opened the extensively refurbished Team Bath Gym at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Amy, who struck skeleton gold at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, performed the honours at the re-opening of the Team Bath Gym, which is bristling with brand new state of the art equipment. The 57 new pieces of cardiovascular equipment include a dozen treadmills, 11 cross-trainers and 10 rowing machines. There are...

Success for youngsters at European Junior Championships

27 July 2011

University of Bath student Jack Meredith won gold medal in the 110m hurdles at the European Junior Championships, with training partner Andrew Pozzi, taking silver. Meredith, a Sports Performance student coached by UK Athletics National Events Coach for Hurdles Malcolm Arnold, won in a time of 13.50 in Tallinn, Estonia.  It was Meredith’s third attempt at the title. “Now that I’ve won this I’m just over the moon,” he said. His team-mate, Andrew Pozzi, also...

BBC Radio 5 Live to mark one year to go at Team Bath

22 July 2011

Some of Britain’s top athletes will feature on air when BBC Radio 5 Live presents part of its One Year To Go until the start of London 2012 coverage from the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday 27 July. Eleanor Oldroyd will present a special One Year to Go edition of 5 Live Sport: London Calling from the Sports Training Village between 7.30pm and 9.30pm. The show is part of the BBC’s day...

Lawrence Clarke training

Gold, silver and bronze for Bath athletes at European Under-23 Championships

18 July 2011

University of Bath based Jack Green, Danny Talbot and Lawrence Clarke all picked up medals this weekend at the European Athletics Under-23 Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Each of them performed strongly on the track to bring home medals in their events. Jack Green, coached by UK Athletics National Events Coach for Hurdles Malcolm Arnold, won gold in the 400m hurdles with a time of 49.13 defeating Great Britain team-mate Nathan Woodward by 0.15 seconds....

O’Connor collects golden hat-trick

12 July 2011

University of Bath-based Siobahn-Marie O’Connor performed exceptionally well at the European Junior Championships to bring home three gold medals and a silver, making her the most successful female swimmer at the European Junior Championships. At the tournament in Belgrade, she won the girls’ 400m medley in a time of 4:46.61, followed by a win in the girls’ 4x100m medley and the girls’ 200m medley. O’Connor, who trains at the University of Bath with the British...

Team Bath netballers claim bronze at World Championships

11 July 2011

Four University of Bath-based netball players featured in England’s triumph over Jamaica at the World Netball Championships in Singapore to claim the bronze medal. England were unfortunate to lose 49-34 to New Zealand in the semi-final match but came back in style to produce a 70-49 victory over close rivals Jamaica. University of Bath Business Administration graduate, Pamela Cookey performed well inside the circle to give England an 18-12 lead at the end of the...

Spence fifth at World Cup Final

10 July 2011

University of Bath graduate Mhairi Spence finished just outside the medals at the Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final in London today (Sunday). Spence, who has a degree in Coach Education and Sports Development and trains at the Pentathlon GB High Performance Centre at the University, finished fifth at the competition. She was followed closely by Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medallist Heather Fell, who came seventh, and by University of Bath Biology student Freyja Prentice in...

Nick Woodbridge with World Cup Final medal

Woodbridge wins historic bronze

09 July 2011

Britain's Nick Woodbridge won the bronze medal at the Modern Pentathlopn World Cup Final in London today (Saturday). Woodbridge, who trains at the Pentathlon GB High Performance Centre at the University of Bath became the Britsh man to win a World Cup Final medal. "It's fantastic, especially to do it at the Olympic venue," said a delighted Woodbridge. "I've won two World Cup medals before, but to do it at a World Cup Final is...

Johnson strikes gold at European Champs

04 July 2011

Team Bath swimmer Liz Johnson struck gold at the International Paralympic Committee European Championships in Germany today (Monday). Johnson won the SB6 100m breaststroke title at the championships in Berlin, the same discipine in which she took gold at the Beijing 2008 Paralymic Games. Johnson, who is coached by Mark Skimming at the University of Bath, won in a time of 1:38.89 – just over a second clear of British team-mate Charlotte Henshaw. For further...

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