News Archive, Month: December 2018

Winning weekend as Team Bath quartet strike gold at 2018 British Judo Championships

10 December 2018

Adam Hall, Rhys Thompson, Gregg Varey and Oliver Nash all struck gold during an excellent weekend for Team Bath judoka at the 2018 British Judo Championships in Sheffield. Hall, who is assistant coach to Juergen Klinger at the University of Bath, came out on top in the senior men’s +100kg weight division, while Thompson – supported by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) – took the -100kg honours for the first time. Team Bath High...

Kate Hunt won the women's U23 title at the 2018 British Rowing Indoor Championships

Crew Bath’s Kate Hunt wins British Rowing Indoor Championships title as Invictus athlete Kelly Ganfield returns to podium

09 December 2018

University of Bath Boat Club’s Kate Hunt went one step better than last year when she won gold at the 2018 Mizuno British Rowing Indoor Championships. The International Development with Economics student, part of Dan Harris’ GB World-Class Start training group at the University, finished four seconds clear of the field in the women’s U23 2000m competition. Joe Russell raced in the senior category against the GB men, including Olympic Champion Mo Sbihi who won...

University of Bath student swimmer Filippos Iakovidis is representing Cyprus at the 2018 FINA World Short-Course Championships

Student-swimmer Filippos Iakovidis hoping to be a record breaker at FINA World Short-Course Champs in China

08 December 2018

University of Bath student Filippos Iakovidis has set his sights on another national record when he represents his native Cyprus at the FINA World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China. Iakovidis, who studies Sport & Exercise Science and is supported by the Team Bath Dual Career programme, smashed his own records in both the 50m and 100m backstroke while racing for the University of Bath at last month’s BUCS National Championships in Sheffield. “I would...

Maths student John Millar has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2018 European Cross-Country Championships

Maths student John Millar earns first British Athletics call for 2018 European Cross-Country Championships

07 December 2018

University of Bath student John Millar has been selected to represent Great Britain at the European Cross-Country Championships in Tilburg, The Netherlands, on Sunday (December 9). It will be a first appearance in a British vest for the third-year Mathematics student, who will compete in the U23 category and has been in fantastic form this winter. Having secured top-five finishes at British Athletics Cross Challenge events in Cardiff and Milton Keynes, Millar booked his European...

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Another landmark win on the road as terrific Team Bath defeat Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby

06 December 2018

A dominant Team Bath men’s 1st XV claimed another eye-catching result in BUCS Super Rugby on Wednesday, this time at Loughborough where they won the first time in six years. The Blue & Gold, sponsored by Fulkers and MJ Church, followed up the previous week’s first-ever victory at Hartpury but putting in a superb performance to claim an emphatic 30-10 success against a Loughborough side previously unbeaten at home. The visitors were awarded two early...

(From left) Maddy Smith, Marcus Wyatt, Jack Thomas and Jerry Rice are in the British Skeleton World Cup squad for the 2018-19 season

VIDEO: British Skeleton squad excited to be back on the ice for 2018-19 IBSF World Cup season

06 December 2018

British Skeleton athletes are in confident mood as they begin the 2018-19 IBSF World Cup season – and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympiad – in Sigulda, Latvia. Fifteen medals from warm-up races on the Intercontinental Cup and Europa Cup circuits over the past month have shown that the GB programme is in fine shape as it looks to build on this year’s stunning success at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. None of the Olympic...

Men’s 1st XV seeking another notable win on the road as they visit Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby

05 December 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are aiming to claim another notable scalp on their travels when they visit Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby tonight (7pm). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, head to the East Midlands to face their old rivals on the back on a historic win at Hartpury last week. There are just two changes to the side that started that 13-11 victory in Gloucestershire, with Ed...

Abi Robson and Amanda Varey, Team Bath Netball

Abi Robson looks forward to second Superleague season as Wales star Amanda Varey returns to Blue & Gold

04 December 2018

Rising star Abi Robson and experienced international Amanda Varey are the two latest player to be confirmed in the Team Bath Netball squad for the 2019 Vitality Superleague season. Nineteen-year-old Robson, a Geography student at the University of the West of England in Bristol, made her Superleague debut last season and plays at both wing-defence and centre. She has international age-group experience with England, helping both the U17 and U21 teams to victory in Netball...

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Customer notice: Car Park G temporarily closed on Tuesday, December 11, 2018

03 December 2018

Customers are advised that Car Park G, the short-stay car park adjacent to the University of Bath Sports Training Village, will be closed for part of the day on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 so that urgent ground and gardens work can be completed. It is anticipated that the work will be finished within a few hours and the car park will reopen as soon as it is completed. Supervised access will be maintained for disabled...

Tennis scholar Ben Jones helps GB reach Master’U BNP Paribas world final for second successive year

02 December 2018

University of Bath sporting scholar Ben Jones helped Great Britain cement their growing reputation as one of the leading nations in the world for university tennis by reaching a second successive Master’U BNP Paribas final. The United States gained revenge for their defeat at the same stage last year, winning 4-1, but it could not detract from another excellent weekend of tennis by the Brits at the world’s leading university tennis team tournament. Chemistry student...

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