News Archive, Month: September 2011

Paul Blake

Pair feature in Guardian’s list of top-50 Paralympic contenders

12 September 2011

Two University of Bath-based athletes have been named in a national newspaper’s list of Britain’s top-50 contenders for gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Paul Blake is ranked at number 18 in The Guardian’s top-50 list, with Katrina Hart ranked at 37. Blake struck gold in the T36 400m competing at his first World Championships in January this year. He also won a brace of silvers in the T36 800m and 1500m. Last...

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Bath is University of the Year

12 September 2011

The University of Bath has been awarded the title of ‘University of the Year 2011/12’ by The Sunday Times, one of the most prominent and influential newspapers in the world. The accolade is designed to recognise a university’s all-round excellence, encompassing a range of aspects of research, teaching, employability and the student experience. The formal announcement of the award will be made in The Sunday Times University Guide, which will be published in the paper...

Match Report Rugby: University of Bath Mens vs Richmond 2nd XV

10 September 2011

Name of event: Mens Rugby Pre Season Fixture: University of Bath Mens Rugby vs Richmond 2nd XV Date and time of event: Saturday 10 September 2011, 14.00hrs Score: University of Bath 12 Richmond 2nds 34 Venue: Richmond RFC The pre season match concluded the first week of pre Season for the University of Bath Mens Rugby team. 48 students – current and new, attended the physically demanding first week of pre season training. 36 players...

Tickets go on sale for TeamBath’s 2012 Superleague campaign

08 September 2011

Tickets have gone on sale for Team Bath opening fixtures of the upcoming Fiat Netball Superleague season, with a fantastic early bird bundle offer available. Team Bath are the most successful team in the Superleague, having won four out of six campaigns. They are also the only team whose players have claimed the coveted player of the year award, won by Pamela Cookey in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and Stacey Francis in 2011. Jess Garland,...

Graduate rows to success at World Championships

06 September 2011

University of Bath graduate Heather Stanning won a silver medal at the World Rowing Championships alongside former Bath PE teacher Helen Glover. The duo took silver for Great Britain in the women’s pair after being edged out in the final by New Zealand by just 0.08 seconds. “I knew the Kiwis would come back on us but I didn't know how close it was at the end,” said Stanning, who graduated with a degree in...

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Team Bath – Be a Part of It

06 September 2011

Watch the latest Team Bath TV video. Team Bath offers some of the best sports facilities in the UK in an inspirational environment. The £30 million Sports Training Village is the hub of these facilities and is open seven days a week for student and elite sportsmen and women as well as public sport and recreation. View the latest Team Bath TV video here: Team Bath - Be a Part of It

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Tribe September Courses

04 September 2011

A full programme of September courses are now available to book. Our trained coaches can introduce children to new sports and develop their existing skills. We cater for two year-olds upwards with a range of after school and holiday sessions, and we also work closely with schools to enhance their curriculum. View all courses on our tribe web pages: Tots activities (2-7 years) Tribe activities (7-14 years) How to Book Please call our bookings hotline...

Greene strikes World Championships gold

01 September 2011

University of Bath-based Dai Greene produced an outstanding performance to strike 400m hurdles gold at the World Championships in South Korea today (Thursday). It means Greene, who is coached by Malcolm Arnold – UK Athletics National Events Coach – Hurdles, adds the World crown to the European and Commonwealth titles he won last year. Greene becomes only the seventh British man to win gold in individual event at an athletics World Championships. His medal is...

Heather Stanning

01 September 2011

Event: Rowing (women's pair, with Helen Glover) Date and Place of Birth: 26 January 1985, Yeovil, UK Height: 181cm Weight: 75kg Course of Study: Sports technology Biography: Heather learnt to row in the University of Bath boat club. At the 2010 World Rowing Championships on New Zealand's Lake Karapiro, Heather along with crewmate Helen Glover gave a breakthrough performance in the women's pair, showing no fear in their first senior Worlds by doggedly hanging on...

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