News Archive, Month: January 2012

David Smith

15 January 2012

Sport / Event > ParalympicsGB mixed coxed fours crew Date and Place of Birth > 21 April 1978, UK Height > 195cm Weight > 100kg Course of Study > Sports Performance graduate at the University of Bath Biography > At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, Dave raced in the LTA mixed coxed four with crewmates Pamela Relph, Naomi Riches, James Roe and (cox), Lily van den Broecke. The crew won a fine Gold medal...

Tom Vaughan-Edwards

15 January 2012

Sport / Event: Rugby Position: Date and Place of Birth: Coached by: Aaron James Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2011 Course of Study: BSc Biochemistry Club: Team Bath, Bournemouth, Bath Rugby Academy Occupation: Student Representational honours: England under 19 Biography: Entering the University on the Biochemistry degree programme, Tom has represented England U19’s as well as being part of the Bath Academy. Currently playing for National League 2 South side Bournemouth when he isn't at...

Senior rhythmic gymnastics group

Rhythmic group bids for Olympic standard

13 January 2012

Britain’s rhythmic gymnastics group bid to achieve the London 2012 qualifying standard at the Visa International Gymnastics competition from Monday to Wednesday (16 to 18 January). The group have been finalising their preparations at the University of Bath to compete at test event at the North Greenwich Arena, which is the London 2012 gymnastics venue. The group have been training together at the University since January last year with the goal of achieving the 2012...

Stephen Baddeley

Why train at the University of Bath?

12 January 2012

The University of Bath is a major centre for high-performance sport in the UK. We have over 200 junior and senior international level athletes who utilise the University as their main training base. Fourteen different sports base either a regional or national squad within our facilities, and we have fifteen contracts with National Governing Bodies and National Sport Agencies to provide high-performance services. At Team Bath we are proud of our inspiring high-performance multi-sport environment....

Michael Jamieson

Swimmers Jamieson and Dickons are our Athletes of the Month

10 January 2012

Swimmers Michael Jamieson and Jess Dickons are Team Bath’s latest Athletes of the Month award winners following impressive performances at the European Short Course Championships. Team Bath’s Athlete of the Month award highlights the achievements of athletes training at the University of Bath and is sponsored jointly by Oakley UK and Ellis and Killpartrick Opticians of New Bond Street, Bath. Jamieson and Dickons are both University of Bath students who train at the British Swimming...

Renee McGregor - sports nutritionist

Renee McGregor – Sports Nutritionist

05 January 2012

Renee McGregor Bsc(hons)RD PGCERT(sportsnutr) is a registered dietitian and sports nutritionist based at the University of Bath Sports Injury Clinic and Human Performance Centre. Renee is on a mission to spread the word of sport and nutrition to University of Bath students and has recently featured on Student Cooking TV. She challenges the hockey team to create a healthy, balanced post-match meal. Can they score a winner? Watch the video and find out: Renee is available for appointments every Wednesday; some...

Tom Druce

05 January 2012

Sport/Event Athletics - 400m/800m Date and Place of Birth: 1990, Guernsey Height: 182cm Weight: 79kg Coached by: Dale Garland Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2005 Course of Study: BSc (Hons) Sport (Sports Performance) (2008) Length of Course: 3 years Clubs: Channel Islands AC Occupation: Student Biography: Tom took up athletics seriously in 2003 after taking part in school from age 10. His most successful season at 800m was in 2005 as a junior, but illness...

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