News Archive, Month: November 2019

Trampolinist Kirsty Way secures third team DMT silver medal with Great Britain at World Championships in Tokyo

30 November 2019

Kirsty Way won the third World Championships medal of her career as the University of Bath sporting scholar secured a superb silver for the Great Britain double mini trampoline (DMT) team in Tokyo. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a King Sports Scholarship, was the last Brit to compete in the women’s team final and stuck her landing brilliantly to score 35.600 – the highest individual score of all those taking part. That...

Modern pentathlon returns to University of Bath Sports Training Village as British Champs start Tokyo 2020 Olympic season

28 November 2019

Pentathlon GB's athletes will kick-start the Tokyo 2020 Olympic season at the University of Bath this weekend as the Sports Training Village hosts the British Open Modern Pentathlon Championships. Jamie Cooke, who won gold when the STV staged the European Championships back in August, and reigning World Cup Final champion Joe Choong are among a strong field competing in the men's event on Saturday (November 30). Jo Muir, who won team medals with GB at...

Exeter shutout Team Bath to take the BUCS Super Rugby derby spoils on wet Wednesday evening

27 November 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV were unable to find a way through Exeter’s well-drilled defence as the visitors took the spoils in an attritional BUCS Super Rugby derby. There were no tries from either side on a wet Wednesday evening at the University of Bath Sports Training Village, with the only points coming from the reliable boot of Exeter fly-half Harry Bazalgette. He slotted over six of his seven penalty attempts to secure an 18-0...

Team Bath shuffle the pack for tonight’s BUCS Super Rugby South West derby against Exeter – free to watch!

27 November 2019

It is a big South West derby at the University of Bath Sports Training Village tonight as Team Bath men’s 1st XV take on Exeter in BUCS Super Rugby (6.30pm kick-off, free entry). The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – will be keen to avenge their defeat in the reverse fixture on the opening day of the season and also bounce back quickly from last week’s home reverse to Cardiff Met....

Scholar Kirsty Way bounces back from injury to represent GB at Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo

26 November 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Kirsty Way is representing Great Britain at the 2019 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo this week after bouncing back from injury. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a King Sports Scholarship, is the reigning European Champion in the women’s double mini-trampoline (DMT) – a sport that combines elements of athletics, gymnastics and trampolining. She has also twice won team silver with British Gymnastics at the World Championships,...

Student-athlete Ben Jones proud to fly the flag for GB and Team Bath once again at world’s biggest student tennis team tournament

25 November 2019

Sporting scholar Ben Jones believes that training and studying at the University of Bath has taken his tennis to another level after being selected to represent Great Britain at the world’s biggest student team tournament for a second year. The Chemistry student, supported by a Buchan Jones Sports Scholarship, is heading to Grenoble, France, this week as part of a six-strong British team determined to recapture the Master’U BNP Paribas title. He was in the...

British Skeleton athletes were among the medallists at the Intercontinental Cup opener in Sochi in November 2019

Gold, silver and bronze medals at Intercontinental Cup in Sochi give British Skeleton a perfect push-start into new season

24 November 2019

The University of Bath-based British Skeleton team enjoyed a dream start to the 2019-20 season as Marcus Wyatt won Intercontinental Cup gold and silver in successive races in Sochi on Saturday and Sunday. Wyatt, who had chosen to race in the ICC opener in Russia after the start of the World Cup season was postponed by a week, missed out on gold in Race 1 by just four hundredths of a second to Germany’s Christopher Grotheer...

Bradley Sutton won team silver at the 2019 U24 Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Team silver medals add to Pentathlon GB’s terrific 2019 haul as young athletes impress at U24 European Championships

23 November 2019

University of Bath students and graduates helped Pentathlon GB add two more silvers to their outstanding medal haul for 2019 at the U24 Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Poland. Team Bath Dual Career athlete Olivia Green, who studies Sport & Exercise Science, and Psychology student Charlie Follett, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, finished fifth and sixth respectively in the women’s final on Friday. That, combined with 17th spot for Physical Activity & Health student...

“It feels like I’ve never been away” – sporting scholar Tash Pavelin back in Blue & Gold for 2020 Netball Superleague season

21 November 2019

Tash Pavelin says she didn’t appreciate how much she had missed Team Bath Netball before returning to the squad for the 2020 Vitality Netball Superleague season. The University of Bath student made her Superleague debut for the Blue & Gold in 2018 before spending last year in Kent on placement with pharmaceutical giants Pfizer as part of her Natural Sciences course. She trained with Saracens Mavericks during that time, representing the U21s in the Netball...

Frustrating return to home ground as strong finish earns Cardiff Met the spoils against Team Bath

20 November 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV suffered a frustrating defeat to Cardiff Met in their first BUCS Super Rugby match of the season at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. A 400-strong crowd enjoyed a closely-contested opening 60 minutes, which saw the match finely poised at 13-13. However, it was the visitors who eventually emerged with the spoils as they capitalised on a couple of errors from the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers...

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