News Archive, Month: December 2018

Jan Gosiewski with Team Bath Judo coach Juergen Klinger, December 2018

Three-times British judo champion Jan Gosiewski graduates from University of Bath

14 December 2018

Three-times British judo champion Jan Gosiewski this week swapped his judogi for an academic gown when he was awarded his PhD in biomedical engineering at the University of Bath’s Winter Graduation Ceremonies, held at the Assembly Rooms in Bath. Having first arrived at the University of Bath as an undergraduate in Medical Engineering over a decade ago in 2006, Jan has combined his studies with an illustrious sporting career, coached by Team Bath’s Juergen Klinger...

VIDEO: Team Bath hold off Hartpury comeback to complete brilliant BUCS Super Rugby double over local rivals

12 December 2018

In-form Team Bath men’s 1st XV produced another tremendous performance to complete their first-ever BUCS Super Rugby double over local rivals Hartpury. A fortnight after recording a historic 13-11 success in Gloucestershire, the Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold – who are also supported by MJ Church – again held off a late comeback from the league leaders to secure a deserved 33-31 victory at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Hugo Stiles, who kicked superbly...

Christmas comes early for netball fans as Team Bath tri-tournament is broadcast live on BBC Sport

12 December 2018

Team Bath has teamed up with BBC Sport to deliver an early Christmas present for netball fans ahead of a massive 2019 for the sport. The annual Blue & Gold tri-tournament – taking place at the Team Bath Arena on Saturday (December 15) – will, for a second successive year, be broadcast to a national audience on the BBC Sport website (click here to watch) and app. The full event, which sees an exciting new-look Team...

Christmas cracker on the cards as Team Bath seek BUCS Super Rugby double over league leaders Hartpury

12 December 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to complete a rare BUCS Super Rugby double over local rivals Hartpury when they play their final home match of 2018 at the University of Bath Sports Training Village tonight (6.30pm, free entry). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, recorded a memorable 13-11 victory – their first away success against Hartpury – when the two teams met in Gloucestershire a fortnight...

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...

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