News Archive, Month: May 2017

Book fitness classes and outdoor tennis courts online with Connect

23 May 2017

Team Bath users can now access the Sports Training Village's facilities more easily and quicker than ever before with our online bookings system. By clicking here to use Connect*, users of STV facilities can view the availability of fitness classes and outdoor tennis courts up to seven days in advance, and then book with just a few clicks. The system accounts for membership, staff and student discounts, allowing ease of access and booking. Fitness classes Team...

MJ Church Ambassador and Olympian Joe Choong in action

Jogging meets Star Wars as Bath hosts first-ever Laser Run

23 May 2017

Laser Run is the thrilling finale to every Modern Pentathlon competition, especially at the Olympic Games, and Team Bath is delighted to be hosting the first in a brand new national series of this event where jogging meets Star Wars for people of all ages from nine upwards. The event, called the Laser City Tour Series, takes place on Sunday 4th June at the Sports Training Village, during the overall British Modern Pentathlon Championships before...

James Guy wins second gold in three days as Bath-based swimmers secure four medals at Japan Open

22 May 2017

National Centre swimmers James Guy and Jessica Fullalove won four medals at the Japan Open Swimming Championships in Tokyo, Japan over the weekend in an encouraging preparation for this summer's World Championships. On the back of an intense nine-day training block in Thailand, Guy won his third medal of the Open with gold in the men’s 100m butterfly with a new personal best time of 51.50. The performance followed a gold-medal winning swim in the 400m...

Home sweet home as Team Bath Netball silence Sirens to move into Superleague top four

19 May 2017

Team Bath Netball produced their highest-scoring performance of the Vitality Superleague season so far as they beat Sirens 63-47 to move up to fourth in the table. The Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold looked in confident form from the off in both attack and defence, playing some slick netball in front of another fantastic four-figure home crowd as they dominated the first three quarters to take a 49-32 lead. Sirens, who needed a win to keep...

James Guy swimming in the London 2012 Legacy Pool, January 2017

Tough training block can’t stop James Guy equalling PB at Japan Open swimming champs in Tokyo

19 May 2017

University of Bath-based swimmer James Guy continued his preparations for this summer's World Championships by equalling his 200m butterfly personal best at the Japan Open in Tokyo, the 2020 Olympic Host City. The Rio 2016 Olympic medallist, coached by Jol Finck and Dave McNulty at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, won bronze in 1:55.91 - despite still being in heavy training after an intense nine-day block at a preparation camp in Thailand. “That was...

England Netball U21s trained at the University of Bath in May 2017

Team Bath Superleague stars earn England U21 call for Netball World Youth Cup

18 May 2017

Team Bath Netball Superleague stars Imogen Allison and Jess Shaw have been named in the England U21 squad for this summer’s Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana. Paige Reed has also been named as a reserve for the squad, which will be coached by Team Bath’s Emily Perry and Denise Ellis. Both Allison and Reed are University of Bath students and are supported by King and Santander Sports Scholarships respectively. The squad leaves for a...

Thomas Tsiopanis has been named as Cypriot Male Swimmer of the Year 2015

Swimming scholar Thomas Tsiopanis is Budapest-bound after first World Championships selection

17 May 2017

University of Bath sporting scholar Thomas Tsiopanis has thanked coach Mark Skimming after being selected to compete at the 2017 World Swimming Championships. The Sports Performance student, who is supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship and trains in the Sports Training Village London 2012 Legacy Pool, will represent his native Cyprus at the Championships, taking place in Budapest, Hungary, from July 14-30. Tsiopanis said: “I am really excited to be selected for my first World...

Team Bath Netball are sponsored by Sitec for the 2017 season

Team Bath Netball keep up Final Four push with Superleague success at Team Northumbria

16 May 2017

Team Bath Netball will go into this week's final home match of the 2017 Vitality Superleague season on the back of five straight wins after recording a well-earned 56-44 success at Team Northumbria on Monday. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold were made to work hard for the win in Newcastle but had the edge throughout, with all 12 players playing their part in another impressive performance. The result means Team Bath stay level on points...

Quicker and easier than ever! View availability and book outdoor tennis courts at the STV with our new online platform

16 May 2017

Users of Team Bath's Sports Training Village facilities can now enjoy the flexibility of booking outdoor tennis courts online through our brand new courts-booking service. The STV's range of state-of-the-art outdoor tennis facilities include four acrylic and four articlay courts - all within short walking distance on our Claverton Down campus. Connect* - our online tool which already lets users find and book fitness classes - now also allows visitors to view the availability of...

Win a FREE VO2 Max test! Celebrating the arrival of the Tour Series in Bath

15 May 2017

To celebrate the Tour Series - Britain's most prestigious team circuit cycling competition - coming to Bath on Saturday (May 20), we are offering you a chance to win a FREE VO2 Max test at the Team Bath Physio and Sports Science Centre. The Tour Series, a unique team-based format sponsored by Matrix Fitness that has attracted hundreds of thousands of spectators to countless venues across the UK over the past eight years, will feature...

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