News Archive, Month: January 2012

Team Bath Superleague at the Roman Baths

Team Bath edged out of Superleague opener

22 January 2012

A young Team Bath team went down 61-49 to Celtic Dragons in their opening fixture of the 2012 Fiat Netball Superleague on Friday night. Further details to follow...

Craig Pickering

20 January 2012

Sport/Event > Bobsleigh & athletics Date and Place of Birth > 1986, UK Occupation > Athlete Biography > Craig excelled as a sprinter, winning 100m bronze at the 2003 World Youth Championships and then taking 100m gold at the 2005 European Junior Championships. A silver followed over 60m at the 2007 European Indoor Championships in Birmingham, when he was beaten into second place by training partner Jason Gardener. Craig took up bobsleigh in 2013, earning...

Louise Hunt

Hunt makes terrific start to 2012

18 January 2012

University of Bath student Louise Hunt has made a terrific start to 2012 winning back to back tournaments in Australia. Hunt, who is a Sports Performance student, won the women’s doubles title at the Melbourne Open disability event partnering Jordanne Whiley. The number three seeds beat Japanese top seeds Yui Kamiji and Yuko Okabe 6-2, 3-6, (10-6) in the final. That performance came just a week after the pair won the women’s doubles at the...

Modern Pentathlon World Cup - Millfield School - Womens Final

Heather presents BBC West sports programme

18 January 2012

Olympic medal winning modern pentathlete Heather Fell turns TV presenter this weekend when she co-presents BBC One West’s Olympic Dreams programme this Sunday (22 January). The Beijing 2008 silver medallist and former world number one, who trains at the Pentathlon GB high performance centre at the University of Bath, presents the programme alongside the BBC’s Alistair Durden. It includes a guide to modern pentathlon as well as a video diary with trampolinist Laura Gallagher, who...

Jess Dickons

Dickons and Jamieson strike gold in Melbourne

17 January 2012

There were medals galore for University of Bath-based swimmers at the Victoria State Championships in Melbourne, Australia. World University Games champion Jess Dickons led the way, winning gold in the 200m butterfly. The University of Bath Sports Performance student beat Beijing 2008 Olympian and 2011 World Championships silver medallist Ellen Gandy into second place. Michael Jamieson made it a Bath Intensive Training Centre double on the final day of the championships, striking gold in the...

Superleague Squad 2012

Young squad prepares for Superleague campaign

17 January 2012

Team Bath’s young and exciting Superleague squad get their 2012 campaign underway with a trip to Cardiff to play Celtic Dragons on Friday (20 January). Head coach Jess Garland says she expects the Welsh side to present a tough challenge for the four-times champions in their Fiat Netball Superleague opener. Team Bath are continuing their policy of developing talented young players this season – a policy that has borne fruit in past campaigns. “We are...

Match Report Futsal: Team Bath v Oxford Lions

16 January 2012

Fixture: FA National League Futsal; Team Bath v Oxford Lions Date: Sunday 8 January 15.00pm Ko Fixture: Team Bath 5 – 7 Oxford Lions Venue: Founders Hall Before the start of the day both teams knew at the end of play regardless of the result that they would both still be in 1st and 2nd place in the league. However, after the scintillating first match between the two where Oxford won 7-6 with 12 seconds...

The Magnificent Seven. Photo by The Bath Chronicle

Magnificent seven prepare for international action

16 January 2012

Seven University of Bath players have been named in the England Students rugby squad for forthcoming fixtures against the Portugal senior side, Wales Students and Emerging Italy. Jamie Collins (Business Administration), Matt Keyte (Coach Education & Sports Development), Zac Vinnicombe (Sport & Exercise Science), Tajiv Masson (Civil Engineering), Sam Miller (Politics with International Relations), Josh Elliot (Sports Performance) and Tom Meatyard (Coach Education & Sports Development) were named in the 27-strong England Students squad following...

Zoe Derham

15 January 2012

Sport/Event > Athletics, Hammer Throwing Date and Place of Birth > 1980, Yate Height > 1.78m Coached by > Lorraine Shaw Biography > Zoe set a British under-17 record of 48.66 when winning the AAA U17 title, and went on to win three more national age group titles over the next five years. Zoe also took part in the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, where she achieved 5th place with a throw of 61.92. As well...

Florence von Boventer

15 January 2012

Sport / Event > Rhythmic Gymnastics Place of Birth > Bath, UK Height > 138.5cms Coached by > Sarah Moon Date started the Talent Development Programme > September 2012 School of Study > St Lawrence Secondary School

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