News Archive, Month: November 2012

Double singles success for Team Bath MCTA Academy players

07 November 2012

There was a double success for Team Bath MCTA Academy tennis players at the weekend with Callum Poland-Smith collecting a singles title in Malaysia and Adam Glynn winning in Kuwait. Seventeen-year-old Poland-Smith took an all-Bath boys’ singles final to the win the Sarawak Chief Minister’s Cup in Malaysia. The 17-year-old number three seed beat six seed Samm Butler 6-3 6-4 in the final. Poland-Smith and Japanese partner Naoki Nakagawa also reached the final of the...

Ivor Powell MBE – an outstanding individual and a tremendous inspiration

06 November 2012

Ivor Powell MBE, a former Welsh international footballer and long-serving coach at the University of Bath, passed away last night at the age of 96 after a short illness. After a playing, managerial and coaching career that took him to Aston Villa, Blackpool, Queens Park Rangers, Leeds United, Carlisle and PAOK of Greece, Ivor coached at the University for 37 years before retiring in 2010. He inspired generations of young sportspeople and will be sadly...

Michael Jamieson

Jamieson collects hat-trick of BUCS titles

05 November 2012

Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson collected a hat-trick of titles to help the University of Bath team to second place at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Short Course Swimming Championships. Despite still being in heavy training at the start of the season, Jamieson set a BUCS record of 2:06.65 to comfortably win the 200m breaststroke final. The University of Bath Sports Performance student followed that up with gold in the 50m breaststroke final...

University of Bath Futsal - representing England

International Progress for the University of Bath Futsal Club

05 November 2012

The University of Bath Futsal Club has been functioning for almost five years providing opportunities for men and women studying at the University to play Futsal at an elite or recreational level. The club ran by students under the Football Club section also provides community Youth Futsal sessions as well as support the local Adult Somerset FA Futsal Fives league at Ralph Allen School every week. The hard work that has gone into developing the...

Panuga Riou - badminton player

Panuga to contest World University Champs

02 November 2012

University of Bath student Panuga Riou is a member of Britain’s eight-strong team competing at the World University Badminton Championships, which get underway in Korea next week. Riou combines training with studying for a degree in Sport and Social Science at the University of Bath. The 20-year-old is supported by a Trendell Family Scholarship. donated by a graduate of the University and his family, which helps student athletes to fulfill both their sporting and academic...

Double Olympian Lizzie makes the move to Bath

01 November 2012

Double Olympian Lizzie Simmonds has moved her training base to British Swimming’s Intensive Training Centre at the University of Bath. Simmonds, who was just edged out of the medals in the 200m backstroke final at the London 2012 Olympic Games, finishing fourth, has just switched from training at Loughborough to Bath. She joins a Bath ITC group that also includes Michael Jamieson, who won 200m breaststroke silver medal at the Olympics.  Andrew Willis, who set...

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