News Archive, Month: August 2014

Sport - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day Four

New challenge for Commonwealth swimming stars

04 August 2014

Some of Bath’s swimming stars of the Commonwealth Games will return to action at the European Championships in Berlin later this month. Eighteen-year-old Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, who won six medals including a gold for England at the Glasgow Games, features in the 23-strong British team for the Europeans. She is joined by Chris Walker-Hebborn, a double gold medallist for England at the Games, who like O’Connor, trains at British Swimming's National Training Centre at the University...

Impressive achievements by Bath athletes at Glasgow 2014

03 August 2014

Athletes linked to the University of Bath produced some terrific performances at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games winning 27 medals - five golds, 14 silvers and eight bronzes. They won medals for three countries – England, Scotland and Wales – and across six sports – athletics, badminton, judo, shooting, swimming and weightlifting. More than 70 athletes with University links were selected to compete at the Games and they collected medals on nine of the 11...

Second silver for Olver on final day of Glasgow Games

03 August 2014

University of Bath graduate Heather Olver collected her second silver medal on the final day of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Coach Education and Sports Development graduate took silver partnering Chris Langridge in the mixed doubles final. The pair put up a brave battle but went down to fellow England players and top seeds Chris and Gabby Adcock in this morning’s final 21-9 21-12. Olver adds the mixed doubles silver to the team silver...

Silvers for Talbot and Shipperley on day 10 of Games

02 August 2014

There were silver medals for University of Bath graduates Danny Talbot and Zoe Shipperley on the penultimate day of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games today (Saturday). Sports Performance graduate Talbot helped England to silver in the 4x100m relay in the final event of the Games on the Hampden Park track. Running the anchor leg, he collected the baton alongside Usain Bolt, and while Bolt sprinted clear to take gold for Jamaica in a Commonwealth Games...

Heather Olver in action at Glasgow 2014 (photo: Badminton Photo)

Shipperley set for hockey medal

01 August 2014

University of Bath Sports Performance graduate Zoe Shipperley is guaranteed at least a silver medal with the England hockey team at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after they beat New Zealand in a tense semi-final this afternoon (Friday). The game was all-square at 1-1 after the Kiwis scored a last-gasp equaliser, but England went through 3-1 in the penalty shoot. That means England now face Australia in the final at 8.15pm tomorrow (Saturday). Fellow Sports...

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