News Archive, Month: September 2021

Tokyo 2020: Sophie Kamlish races in third Paralympic Games 100m final and Polly Maton earns seventh spot in long jump

03 September 2021

Sophie Kamlish competed in the third Paralympic Games 100m final of her athletics career at Tokyo 2020 on Friday and says she still has plenty more big races in her. Former World Champion Kamlish, who trains at the University of Bath and is coached by Rob Ellchuk, clocked 13.49 for eighth place in the T64 final at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium. [caption id="attachment_65925" align="alignright" width="292"] Polly Maton was seventh in the T47 long jump final....

VIDEO: Paralympic Champion Piers Gilliver returns to University of Bath with gold, silver and bronze from Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

02 September 2021

Just 36 hours after flying home from the Paralympic Games, wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver was back at his University of Bath training base with the gold, silver and bronze medals he won during an unforgettable week at Tokyo 2020. We spoke to Gilliver, who has been part of the EIS World-Class Wheelchair Fencing squad based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village since 2015, about his individual success in the Category A epee and his...

Tokyo 2020: Swim star Stephanie Millward races in 19th Paralympic Games final as Sophie Kamlish and Stuart Wood begin campaigns

02 September 2021

Team Bath AS swimmer Stephanie Millward narrowly missed out on a medal at Tokyo 2020 today when she raced in the 19th Paralympic Games final of her illustrious career. The four-time Paralympian and 10-time medallist led off a GB 34pts 4x100m medley relay quartet that also featured Maisie Summers-Newton, Toni Shaw and Zara Mullooly. They placed fourth in 4:58.76 behind the United States, Russian Paralympic Committee and Australia. “To finish on a high, finish fourth...

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