Athletics

Polly Maton

Sport: Athletics
Event: T47 100m, long jump
Date of birth: 23/10/1999
Coach: Colin Baross

Biography:

Devizes schoolgirl Polly, a below-the-elbow amputee, only made her international debut in 2014 after being spotted at a talent identification event.

Coached by Colin Baross at the University of Bath, she won three gold medals at the IWAS Junior Championships in 2014 and went on to compete at the IPC World Championships...

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Jack Houghton

Sport: Athletics

Sporting history:

Jack started athletics recreationally at the age of 15 and only began to train seriously upon becoming a University of Bath student in 2012.

Jack’s brother was involved in athletics and, as a rugby player, Jack used to go with him to keep fit during the rugby off-season.

Greatest achievement/highlight:

  • England senior debut (2015)

Why Jack is part of the Team Bath Athlete Forum:

Acknowledging the sports facilities at...

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Andrew Robertson

Sport/Event: Athletics; 100m, 4x100m relay, 200m

Date and place of Birth: 17 December 1990, Manchester

Coached by: Daniel Cossins

Clubs: Sale Harriers Manchester

Biography:

Andrew is another Dan Cossins trained athlete here at the University of Bath.

An explosive 100m sprinter, Andrew has won medals both domestically and on the continent.

Career highlights:

Selected to represent England at Glasgow Commonwealth Games, 2014
Bronze – 100m, Sainsbury’s British championships, 2013
Silver – 4x100m, European U23 championships 100m, 2011
Bronze – 4x100m, European Athletics Junior championships, 2009
Silver – 200m, European Youth Olympic Festival 2007

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Cameron Chalmers

Sport/Event: Athletics; 400m, 4x400m relay
Date and place of birth: 6 February 1997, Guernsey
Coached by: James Hillier
Clubs: University of Bath/Guernsey

One of the rising stars of British Athletics, Cameron has enjoyed a record-breaking career while combining study and sport at the University of Bath.

He has won all four of the BUCS Championship 400m races he has contested...

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Emily Diamond

emily-diamond-rio-medal-university-lakeSport/Event: Athletics; 400m, 4x400m relay
Date and place of Birth: 11 June 1991, Bristol
Coached by: Jared Deacon
Clubs: Bristol & West

Biography:

Emily has enjoyed a memorable couple of years, capped by winning 4x400m relay medals at both the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and London 2017 World Championships.

The latter saw her anchor the British quartet to second place in front of a jubilant home...

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