News Archive, Month: May 2015

The University of Bath team at the 2015 BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships

Championship record for Kirsten McAslan and Bath hurdles one-two are highlights of brilliant BUCS Athletics weekend

05 May 2015

Kirsten McAslan set a new 400m championship record and there was a 400m hurdles one-two for Jack Houghton and Jacob Paul during an excellent weekend for University of Bath students at the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships. There were also gold medals for Dave King, Ellie Davies and Josh Olawore plus individual silvers for Bethany Close and Clare Maurer as Bath finished a strong fifth in the overall rankings at Bedford. Colin Bovell, head track and...

Eilidh Child, Anyika Onuora, Kelly Massey and Seren Bundy-Davies won bronze at the 2015 IAAF World Relays

Eilidh Child helps GB set Rio 2016 standard at IAAF World Relays in Bahamas

05 May 2015

Eilidh Child hailed her “brilliant” Great Britain team-mates after earning a 4x400m bronze medal and Rio 2016 Olympic qualification at the IAAF World Relays. The University of Bath-based athlete ran the first leg in the Bahamas as GB finished a fine third behind strong teams from the United States and Jamaica. "I am just really proud of how we performed out there,” said Child, who was joined in the British quartet by Anyika Onuora, Kelly...

Angus Pedersen nets GB badminton call-up for World University Games in Gwangju

01 May 2015

Badminton player Angus Pedersen has capped a memorable first year at the University of Bath by being named in the Great Britain squad for the World University Games in South Korea. The Chemical Engineering student – who has won a host of medals since joining Pete Bush’s training group in September – is looking forward to representing his country at the Games, taking place in Gwangju from July 3-14. “It was really surprising to get...

Athlete of the Month awards for February and Match 2015

Big BUCS Bank Holiday weekend for student athletes and rowers

01 May 2015

University of Bath students are preparing for a busy Bank Holiday Weekend of sport at the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships and BUCS Rowing Regatta. Both national events will run from Saturday until Monday, with the athletics being staged at Bedford International Stadium. Among those representing the University will be Biochemistry student Kirsten McAslan, pictured, who won the BUCS 400m title in 2013 and is fresh from helping Great Britain claim 4x400m relay silver at the...

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