News Archive, Month: May 2017

Peter Scott receives the Sports Personality of the Year award from HRH The Earl of Wessex at the 2017 Blues Awards

Hockey star Peter Scott named Sports Personality of the Year at annual Blues Awards

04 May 2017

England hockey international Peter Scott was named as the University of Bath’s Sports Personality of the Year at a Blues Awards ceremony attended by HRH The Earl of Wessex. Sports Performance student Scott, a Trendell Sports Scholar who made his senior England debut in March, topped a poll of Students’ Union Sport members from a shortlist that also included tennis player Emma Hurst and judoka Jan Gosiewski and Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz. Scott was presented with his...

Steph Clutterbuck won silver at the 2017 BUCS Regatta

Silver for scholar Steph and novice rowers shine as Crew Bath impress at BUCS Regatta

04 May 2017

Student rowers in the University of Bath Boat Club enjoyed a successful visit to the BUCS Regatta in Nottingham, coming home with three medals. Management Masters student Steph Clutterbuck, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, won a superb silver in the women’s single scull championship class. It was a great weekend for the novices as both the men and women’s coxed fours earned podium places. Their respective bronze and silver medals were the first won by...

Sascha Kindred is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley, May 2017

Paralympic swimming legend Sascha Kindred inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

03 May 2017

Seven-times Paralympic swimming champion Sascha Kindred returned to his former training base today to be inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. It was while training at the University that Kindred won the first two of his Paralympic gold medals at the Sydney 2000 Games – one of the key moments, he believes, in a stellar international career that started in 1994 and concluded with a world-record triumph at Rio 2016....

The Team Bath Netball squad being briefed by Anna Stembridge and Jess Thirlby during the 59-33 win over Severn Stars, April 2017

Terrific turnaround at Surrey Storm extends Team Bath Netball’s winning run ahead of big Wasps test

02 May 2017

Team Bath Netball will go into next week’s home match against Wasps on the back of three successive wins after coming from behind to record a hard-fought victory at Surrey Storm on Bank Holiday Monday. The 56-49 success moves the Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold to within three points of defending champions Storm, who currently sit in the fourth and final play-off position with five games of the regular Vitality Superleague season remaining. Storm led 30-25...

The University of Bath squad at the 2017 BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships

Record-breaking Cameron Chalmers helps Blue and Gold to eight medals at BUCS Athletics Champs

01 May 2017

Cameron Chalmers smashed a 17-year-old BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championship record as University of Bath students came away from the Bedford International Stadium with eight medals. Sports Performance student Chalmers, supported by a Thompson Education Trust Scholarship, claimed his fourth successive BUCS 400m title – two indoor, two outdoor – in a rapid time of 45.71. “I’m so, so happy – I didn’t think I’d run that quick,” said Chalmers, coached by James Hillier. “I thought...

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