News Archive, Month: July 2019

Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe on his way to victory in the European Championships men's final

Olympic, World and continental champions among outstanding entry list for 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Bath

23 July 2019

Current modern pentathlon royalty is set to descend on the University of Bath early next month when the National Lottery-supported European Championships, a Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier, take place at the Sports Training Village from August 6-11. More than 150 athletes from 25 nations are now registered for the event, dubbed Gladiators Return in recognition of Bath’s Roman history and the gladiatorial battles across the five disciplines of swimming, fencing, horse-riding, running and laser shooting...


Tim Nurse named as Best Player as England Hockey U21s win silver at Junior EuroHockey Championships

22 July 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse was named as the Best Player of the Tournament after helping England Hockey U21s to a silver medal at the Junior EuroHockey Championships in Valencia, Spain. The Sports Performance student, supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, and Team Bath Buccaneers colleague Stuart Rushmere were part of an England team that successfully negotiated the group stages by beating Poland and drawing with Belgium and the host nation. That guaranteed...

“Very proud moment” as Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown help England to podium place at 2019 Netball World Cup

22 July 2019

Team Bath Netball co-captains Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown won a third successive bronze medal with England as the 2019 Netball World Cup came to an emotional conclusion in Liverpool. After a heartbreaking 47-45 defeat to eventual champions New Zealand denied them a first-ever World Cup Final place, the Vitality Roses dug deep to finish the home tournament on a rousing note by beating South Africa 58-42 in Sunday’s bronze-medal match. Guthrie, who was an...

Team Bath AS swimmers (back, from left) Lydia Crawford, Finlay Saunders, Max Adams, Olly Watts; (front) Niamh Ward, Oliver Saunders and Katie Butcher, July 2019

Futures swimmers ready to represent Team Bath AS at British, English and Welsh Summer Championships

21 July 2019

Team Bath AS swimmers who are supported by the Team Bath Futures Athlete Development Programme are preparing to take to the national stage over the next couple of weeks. The British Swimming Summer Championships, taking place in Glasgow from July 23-28, will see Max Adams take on six events – 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle, 100m and 200m butterfly and 50m backstroke. Olly Watts will compete in both the 50m freestyle and 50m butterfly, while...

Hundreds of youngsters enthused and inspired after busy but rewarding six weeks of school visits to Sports Training Village

20 July 2019

The last term of the 2018-19 school year has been a fun and inspirational one for hundreds of pupils from across the country who have paid a visit to the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Around 1,500 youngsters aged between five and 18 have visited in the past six weeks alone, taking the number hosted by the Team Bath Tribe & Development team over the past ten months to more than 3,000. Youngsters get...

Come and cheer on next generation of tennis stars for free at 22nd Team Bath CoMpete G2 Festival

18 July 2019

Nearly 600 of the country’s best young tennis players will take to the indoor and outdoor courts at the University of Bath when it hosts the 2019 Team Bath CoMpete G2 Tennis Festival from July 20-27. Six age groups, from U10 through to adults, will contest a total of 22 different competitions, both singles and doubles, at the £35million Sports Training Village over eight action-packed days. It is the 22nd time that Team Bath has...

Team Bath Netball stars help unbeaten England Roses secure semi-final place at 2019 Netball World Cup

17 July 2019

England clinched their place in the 2019 Netball World Cup semi-finals with a game to spare after beating Trinidad & Tobago 72-46 in Liverpool on Wednesday afternoon. Team Bath Netball’s Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown started once again as the Roses recorded a fifth win from as many games in the tournament, guaranteeing a top-two finish in Group G and a semi-final on Saturday against either defending champions Australia or New Zealand. They – along...

The Team Bath Netball U19 and U17 squads for the 2019 NPL Tournament in Nottingham

Team Bath Netball name U21, U19 and U17 squads for “exciting, fast-paced, action-packed” NPL Tournament in Nottingham

17 July 2019

Nearly a year of preparation and planning will come to fruition when Team Bath Netball field three age-group squads in the England Netball NPL Tournament in Nottingham at the end of this month. The Blue & Gold squads feature an exciting combination of Superleague stars, England age-group internationals and talented youngsters coming through the Team Bath Futures Pathway in the South West of England. Lois Jackson, Team Bath Academy Head Coach, said: “Preparation for this...

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World’s brightest young minds head to University of Bath STV for 60th International Mathematical Olympiad

16 July 2019

The University of Bath Sports Training Village is hosting a different kind of competition this week – the 60th International Mathematical Olympiad. The brightest young minds from more than 100 countries spanning all five continents are staying on campus and taking on challenging exams in the STV sports hall as the UK hosts the World Championship Mathematics Competition for high school students for the first time since 2002. Someone who aspired to compete at a...

Another World Cup title for Dimitri Coutya as University-based wheelchair fencers win four more medals in Warsaw

15 July 2019

University of Bath-based Dimitri Coutya and Piers Gilliver added four more medals to their combined IWASF Wheelchair Fencing World Cup tally when they competed at the latest international event in Warsaw, Poland. Reigning World Champion Coutya secured another gold in the Category B foil, beating China’s Daoliang Hu 15-10 in the final, and was only denied the epee title after a narrow 15-14 defeat to Iraq’s Ammar Ali. Gilliver had won at least one gold...

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