News Archive, Month: January 2014

University of Bath-based bobsleigh athletes selected for Sochi

22 January 2014

Ten bobsleigh athletes who train at the University of Bath were today (Wednesday) named in the British team to compete at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. British Bobsleigh has its headquarters at the University of Bath and many of Britain’s top bobsleigh athletes do some of their training at the Sports Training Village. Team GB will have two four-man bobsleigh crews in action in Sochi, a two-man crew and one two-woman crew. Craig Pickering,...

Aaron Harris

21 January 2014

Sport/Event: Triathlon Date and place of birth: 10 June 1988, Hampshire Course: Sports Performance Biography: Hailing from Bideford in Hampshire, Aaron graduated from the University of Bath in 2009. He now lives and trains in Loughborough. Aaron won the televised British Triathlon Super Series in 2011, building on his and was second place in the same competition the year before. Also in 2011, Aaron won gold at the ITU Pan American Cup, silver at the...

Jody Swallow

21 January 2014

Sport/Event > Triathlon Place and Date of Birth > 1981, Great Britain Height > 172 cm Weight > 61 kg Biography > Jodie began competitive swimming when she was eight years old and won her first national age-group medal at the age of 12. After this, many national junior titles followed in a variety of strokes and she won the senior nationals 400 IM title in 1996. At the same time, Jodie began cross country...

Match Report > National Indoor Championships

21 January 2014

Fixtures > Team Bath Buccaneers Under 18 Boys v Ben Rhydding HC, Oxted, Belper, City of Peterborough and Beeston Date > Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January Venue > Cocksmoor Wood, Birmingham The Under 18 Boys reached the semi finals of the National Indoor Championships played at Cocksmoor Wood, Birmingham last weekend. In Pool A, the Team Bath Buccs boys won all four of their matches defeating Ben Rhydding HC 7-0, Oxted 4-1, Belper 4-2...

Match Report > West Womens League Premier Division

21 January 2014

Fixture > Bristol Firebrands 2nds v Team Bath Buccaneers Date >Saturday 17 January Result > 1-2 Venue > Longwood Failand Following a hard-fought 3-2 win against Plymouth Marjons last week, Buccs were determined to make lighter work of Firebrands. Buccs started with great momentum in a free-flowing passing game. There were some early attempts at goal with some great balls into the D and some good saves made by the Firebrands' goalkeeper. Buccs certainly had...

Match Report > Junior Clubs Indoor Finals

21 January 2014

Fixture > Team Bath Buccaneers U16 Girls v Ipswich, Kirkby Londsdale, Surbiton, Beeston and Old Loughtonians Competition > Junior Clubs Indoor Competition National Finals Date > Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January Venue > Wolverhampton Bath Buccaneers U16 girls travelled to Wolverhampton after qualifying for the National Finals of the Junior Clubs Indoor Competition. Entering the competition not knowing what to expect, the girls faced Ipswich in their first game. Buccs started strongly and were unfortunate to concede an early...

University of Bath to host 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships

16 January 2014

Europe’s top modern pentathletes will begin the battle for Olympic selection in the UK when the University of Bath hosts the 2015 European Modern Pentathlon Championships – the first senior international modern pentathlon competition held in the UK since the London 2012 Olympic Games. The event, one of more than 26 World and European Championships targeted to be hosted in the UK as part of UK Sport’s £27 million Gold Event Series, will be held...

Bath Running Festival 2013

Survive the Bath Half Marathon

15 January 2014

With the Bath Half Marathon race day fast approaching, the experts here at Team Bath are offering entrants a unique opportunity to maximise their performance. The first 50 entrants to contact us will receive the combined expertise of our Sports Injury Clinic and Human Performance Centre staff as they put competitors through their paces with our comprehensive Bath Half Marathon Survival Package. For the fantastic price of £150 - saving £70 on the standard price - runners...

Steve Borthwick

15 January 2014

Date and Place of Birth: 12 October 1979, Carlisle, Cumbria Height: 6ft 6" Weight: 17st 7lbs Course of Study: BSc (Hons) Economics & Politics (2003) Occupation: Professional rugby player Position: Lock Clubs: Preston Grasshoppers, Bath Rugby, Saracens International Honours: England 57 Caps - Captain 2008-2010 (21 games), England A, England Under 21s, England Schools 18 Group, England Colts Biography: A Cumbrian lad, Steve made the move down south to Bath when he signed for Bath...

Nathaniel Catt

15 January 2014

Date and Place of Birth: 6 January, 1988, Bristol Height: 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Weight: 17st 7lbs Course of Study: Certificate of Higher Education in Sports Performance Position: Prop Clubs: Team Bath, Bath Rugby International Honours: England under 18, England under 19, England under 20, England Saxons, England Biography: A former student at the University of Bath, Nathan burst onto the international rugby scene in May 2014 when he was named in the England squad to tour New Zealand...

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