News Archive, Month: August 2013

Mhairi Spence (foil) Samantha Murray (gun). Photo Sam Farr

Murray leads as remainder of final postponed by typhoon

23 August 2013

Samantha Murray, Britain’s London 2012 Olympic silver medallist, sits on top of the leaderboard in the women’s final at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Chinese Taipei. But she will have to wait until tomorrow (Saturday) to press home her advantage after Typhoon Trami led to the postponement of the ride and run/shoot today. After hours of heavy rain, organisers decided to postpone the final elements of the competition for the safety of the athletes...

Sam Murray (by Sam Farr)

Sam misses out on main draw at US Open

23 August 2013

Team Bath MCTA Academy player Sam Murray missed out on a place in the main draw of the US Open when she was edged out in a second qualifying round contest. Murray, currently ranked 190 in the world, went down 6-4 7-5 to Taylor Townsend of the USA in last night’s match in New York. The US Open was the first time Murray has played in a Grand Slam qualifying tournament and defeat to Townsend...

Hydrotherapy pool

New children’s swimming lessons

22 August 2013

Team Bath are pleased to announce that from the first week of September we will be running children's swimming lessons in our hydrotherapy pool. These are for beginners or children that are below a level 5 swimming badge and they will run on a Thursday afternoon at 4pm, 4.30pm and 5pm. Each session will be half an hour and taken by Madeline Mosey. This will be a rolling programme and the cost will be £20.20...

Hannah Thompson

21 August 2013

Sport/Event > Netball Date and Place of Birth > 24 September 1992, Shrewsbury, UK Height > 178cm Weight > 65kg Coached by > Jess Garland, Denise Ellis, Emily Perry, Gilly Salter. Carl Hallbrook Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2010 Course of Study > Master of Pharmacology Length of Course > 4 years Clubs > Hucclecote Netball Club Occupation > Student Biography > U19 Excel long squad 2010. Career highlights > Part of GB...

amela Cookey of England Netball celebrates. Photo: Backpage Images

Strong Team Bath presence in England squad

20 August 2013

Five members of Team Bath’s 2013 Netball Superleague winning squad were today (Tuesday) named in the England squad for the forthcoming international series against South Africa. And a total of 10 members of the 12-strong squad are past or present Team Bath players. Team Bath’s Pamela Cookey will captain the England team for the Fiat International Netball series, which kicks-off with a fixture at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Sunday 22 September....

Amelia Armstrong

20 August 2013

Sport / Event > Netball Place of Birth > Bath, UK Height > 173cm Coached by > Ivy Sherwood Date started the Talent Development Programme > September 2012 School of Study > Ralph Allen School Clubs > Team Bath Biography > Amelia started playing netball when she was 11 years old and commenced playing for Team Bath two years ago. She has played County netball for the past year and has been selected again for...

Special Olympics GB National Summer Games 2013 to be held in City of Bath

Bath 2013 Special Olympics now just days away

20 August 2013

The largest sports event in the UK for people with intellectual disabilities is now just days away from getting underway in Bath for the first time. The University of Bath is proud to be the main host venue for the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games. The Opening Ceremony takes place at the Royal Crescent in Bath on Wednesday 27 August and the sport begins at the University of Bath the following day. Some 1700...

Indoor Tennis Courts

Indoor Tennis Courts to be Resurfaced

19 August 2013

The indoor tennis courts are to be resurfaced in September 2013. This will mean that all usual indoor activity will have to go to the outdoor courts for this period. Work is due to begin on 2 September and is scheduled for two weeks. Whilst this will be an inconvenience for a short period we are delighted that the University has made such a significant investment in the tennis facilities, one which should last for...

Millward collects four golds at World Champs

19 August 2013

Bath-based swimmer Stephanie Millward is celebrating an impressive haul of four gold medals from the IPC World Championships in Canada. Millward, who swims with the Aquae Sulis Performance Swimming Club, rounded off her campaign with a pair of golds on the final day of the championships in Montreal yesterday (Sunday). First she took gold in the S9 100m backstroke and she followed that up by helping the British team to gold in a world record...

Eilidh Child

Child helps GB quartet to bronze

19 August 2013

Bath-based athlete Eilidh Child said she was delighted to help the British 4x400m to bronze at the World Championships in Moscow at the weekend. Child, who is coached by Malcolm Arnold  British Athletics Lead Hurdles Coach - ran 51.7 seconds on the opening leg to help set Britain up for a medal. Shana Cox, Margaret Adeoye and Christine Ohuruogu brought the team home in 3:22.61 for bronze. “I’m just delighted that we could come home...

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