News Archive, Month: July 2012

Beach volleyball pair to compete at London 2012 Olympics

02 July 2012

The University of Bath-based beach volleyball pairing of Zara Dampney and Shauna Mullin were today (Monday) selected to represent Great Britain to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Zara and Shauna will be the first British athletes to represent Great Britain in beach volleyball since the 1996 Olympics, when the sport joined the Olympic programme. They have trained together since 2009 and are currently ranked 37th in the world. The University of Bath is...

South in doubles action

02 July 2012

University of Bath-based tennis player Melanie South is due in action at Wimbledon today (Monday) in a game you should be able to watch on the BBC via the red button. The Team Bath-MCTA player partners Ken Skupski in the mixed doubles contest. The unseeded pair face number three seeds Nenad Zimonjic from Serbia and Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia in the third round match. The match hasn’t yet been allocated a court and won’t start...

Rachel Slade

01 July 2012

Sport/Event > Kayak – Wild Water Racing Date and Place of Birth > Bath, UK Height > 164cm Coached by > Kevin Bowerbank of Wiltshire Youth Canoe Club Date started the Talent Development Programme > February 2012 School of Study > Melksham Oak Community School Clubs > Wiltshire Youth Canoe Club Biography > Rachel started competitive kayaking in February 2009 and was promoted to Division A in January 2010. She went on to Junior Europeans...

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