News Archive, Month: May 2020

Dave McNulty in front of the new video monitors in the London 2012 Legacy Pool

British Swimming National Centre Bath’s David McNulty and Tom Dean reflect with Jazz Carlin on adapting to lockdown

04 May 2020

Swimmer Jazz Carlin, who won two Olympic medals while training at the University of Bath, has been catching up with former coach David McNulty and student-athlete Tom Dean to see how they are coping and adapting during the lockdown. The British Swimming National Centre Bath squad, who use the Sports Training Village’s Olympic-sized pool and high-performance gym for their training, should have been honing their preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at this time....

More LIVE exercise classes and Wednesday Wellbeing top tips among new activities on free Stay In, Work Out timetable

03 May 2020

We are expanding our programme of free live exercise classes and adding in a Wednesday Wellbeing advice session as part of a new and refreshed Team Bath Stay In, Work Out fitness timetable for May 4-10 inclusive. Team Bath trainer Sam Holmes will now be running back-to-back live classes on Monday and Wednesday mornings plus Thursday lunchtimes. The new sessions include a legs, bums and tums class, a kettlebell circuit session and a HIIT (high-intensity...

Joe Choong celebrates as he wins gold at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final in Tokyo. Picture credit: UIPM / Nuno Goncalves

Good news for Pentathlon GB stars as qualification process is finalised for rescheduled Tokyo Olympic Games

02 May 2020

Pentathlon GB athletes based at the University of Bath will have until mid-June of 2021 to set the qualification standard for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Joe Choong, Jamie Cooke and Kate French – who had already met the qualification criteria through their performances in 2019 – have also been told they remain eligible for Team GB selection under the new guidelines set out by the UIPM, modern pentathlon’s international governing body. Under the...

Lacrosse international Joshua Yeoman voted as University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year in 2020 Blues Awards

01 May 2020

International lacrosse player Joshua Yeoman has been voted by his fellow student-athletes as the University of Bath’s Sports Personality of the Year in the 2020 Blues Awards. The Aerospace Engineering student had not played the sport before arriving at Bath in 2015, having previously played rugby as a junior, but he quickly progressed through the men’s teams and also represented Bath City Lacrosse Club before earning selection into the Wales senior team, with whom he...

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