Inigo Balbin

02 May 2013

Sport / Event: Rugby

Position: Fly-half

Date and place of Birth: 18 May 1993, Spain

Biography: Inigo is a Mechanical Engineering student here at the University of Bath, beginning a MEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering in 2011.

As a player for the Spanish under 18’s, and nominated for the best Spanish player in 2008, 2010, Inigo has been part of the Bayonne and Leicester Tigers Academies turning down a year trial with Tigers to focus on his education and he is hoping to contribute to the University Rugby Team alongside his Mechanical Engineering degree. He is working towards his long term goals of selection for Spain’s sevens side at the Rio Olympics 2016, and securing a place within a professional set up.

Inigo benefits from a Santander Sports Scholarship. When he is not studying, Inigo plays rugby for Atletico Madrid back in his homeland.


The Santander Sports Scholarships are available for students who are studying at the University of Bath from the UK, Iberamerican or Iberian Peninsular countries who have the ability to become of have the current status as an elite International athlete.

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