Gold, silver and bronze for University of Bath student-athletes at Southern Champs as alumna Jenny Nesbitt sets World standard
University of Bath students won a medal of each colour when they competed at the Southern Indoor Championships at Lee Valley Athletics Centre over the weekend.
Sport & Exercise Science student Jimmy Seacombe took gold in the men’s 400m (48.08), Economics student Abi Galpin was runner-up in the women’s 60m (7.47) and there was bronze in the women’s 400m for Amy Pye (55,96), who studies Biology.
All three are coached by Colin Bovell at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on the university’s athletics programme. Click here to find out more.
Meanwhile, Sports & Social Sciences graduate Jenny Nesbitt set a new 3,000m personal best of 8:48.48 – inside the qualifying standard for next month’s World Indoor Championships in Serbia – as she placed ninth at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in New York.
There was a medal of each colour 🥇🥈🥉 for @UoBathAthletics at the Southern Indoor Champs over the weekend, including this silver for #DualCareer student-athlete Abi Galpin 💨
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— Team Bath (@TeamBath) February 7, 2022