Sara Bayman

12 November 2013

Sport/Event: Netball

Position: Wing Defence, Centre

Date and Place of Birth: 23 December 1984, Wigan, UK

Coached by: Jan Crabtree and Lyn Gunson

Club: Team Bath, Manchester Thunder


A talented young mid-court player, Sara captained the England under-21 team that won the silver medal at the 2005 World Youth Championships. England’s 12-strong squad featured six TeamBath players.

A member of the TeamBath team that won the Super Cup title in 2004, she played for England under-21s in the 2005 Super Cup as part of the team’s preparations for the World Youth Championships.

Also a member of the University of Bath team that won the British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) Championship title for the first time in 2005.

Sara missed TeamBath’s championship-winning Superleague campaign as she was on her placement year in New Zealand as part of her degree in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Bath. She is due to graduate in 2007.

A leader and calming influence on court, Bayman has become a vital member of the England squad for the younger players to look up to.

Career highlights:
Selected to represent England at Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, 2014
Bronze – Commonwealth Games, England, Delhi, India, October 2010
Selected to represent England at Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India, 2010
Silver – World Youth Championships, England (captain), Florida, USA, July, 2005
Champions – BUSA Championships, University of Bath, 2005
Champions – Super Cup, Team Bath, Blackpool, May 2004

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