News Archive, Category: Athletics

Student teams take match and training analysis to next level as PlayerData joins Team Bath family as Official Sports Data Partner

04 November 2022

Student sports teams at the University of Bath are taking their match and training analysis to the next level thanks to a new partnership with PlayerData. Football, hockey and rugby coaches at the University are able to have near instant access to a whole range of performance-enhancing data about their players including total distance run, top speed, number of high-intensity bursts and heatmaps showing their positioning on the pitch. PlayerData, as Official Sports Data Partner...

Experience life as a Team Bath Futures athlete by coming along to free talent development taster day during October half-term

07 October 2022

Young athletes looking to progress in their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free Team Bath Futures Athlete Development taster day during October half-term. The event, taking place on Wednesday 26th October, is open to all sportspeople and athletes aged between 10 and 18 who compete in sport or show great athletic potential. Team Bath Futures athletes have access to bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to...

Get access to swimming, tennis, athletics and much more by activating your FREE Student Sports Pass

23 September 2022

The student-exclusive Sports Pass is part of the sports experience for all University of Bath students. It allows access to a host of facilities at the Team Bath Sports Training Village including our London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool; tennis, squash and badminton courts; athletics track; astro pitches; and indoor sports hall. Holding a Sports Pass also gives holders access to dedicated student participation times, priority booking opportunities and coaching/guidance from the knowledgable coaches on campus. Activating your sports pass...

Young people under care of Bristol Children’s Hospital Make a Move! during fun day of sporting activities at University of Bath

08 September 2022

Young people under the care of Bristol Children’s Hospital got to try out a wide range of sports including skeleton, rowing, climbing and archery when the first-ever Make a Move! event took place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday. Olympic Champion Amy Williams and Paralympic medallists Dimitri Coutya, Andy Lewis and Stephanie Millward were among the inspirational sports stars who helped the youngsters and their families get active during a fun-packed day....

Enjoy a new term of after-school and weekend sports activities at Team Bath this autumn – bookings open now for Tribe and Tennis

20 August 2022

An exciting new term of after-school and weekend youth sport activities is coming to Team Bath this autumn, with bookings now being taken for courses running from September through to Christmas 2022.  Athletics, badminton, football, judo, netball and trampolining are among the sporting sessions on offer from Team Bath Tribe for children aged from pre-school to Year 9, as well as weekly swim classes for parents and toddlers aged from four months. The energetic sessions...

Birmingham 2022: Magnificent 33-medal haul for University of Bath-associated athletes as Commonwealth Games come to a close

08 August 2022

History-making athletes who train, study or studied at the University of Bath finished the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with a fantastic 33 medals between them– seven gold, 17 silver and nine bronze. They came across three different sports – a first-ever athletics medal for Guernsey from Sports Performance alumnus Alastair Chalmers; two brilliant judo medals for Team Bath’s Rhys Thompson and Sports & Exercise Science alumna Gemma Howell; and an incredible 30-medal haul in the...

Birmingham 2022: Bath graduate Alastair Chalmers makes athletics history for Guernsey but netballers miss out on Birmingham 2022 final

06 August 2022

University of Bath alumnus Alastair Chalmers made athletics history for Guernsey but there was semi-final disappointment for Team Bath Netball’s England stars at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Chalmers, who studied Sports Performance and was supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, produced a gutsy run from the inside lane to take 400m hurdles bronze at the Alexander Stadium in 49.97 – Guernsey’s first-ever track and field medal at a Commonwealth Games. “I gritted...

Young sportspeople invited to apply for 2022-23 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme – register by 15th August

05 August 2022

Young athletes looking to maximise their potential and progress in their sporting journey are being invited to apply for the 2022-23 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme. It is open to sportspeople aged between 10 and 18 who compete at county/regional level or above in their chosen sport or those who show great athletic potential. They can access bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to maximise gains and reduce the...

Birmingham 2022: Team Bath’s Imogen Allison makes big impact as England defeat Silver Ferns and top netball group at Commonwealth Games

04 August 2022

Team Bath star Imogen Allison produced one of the moments of the Commonwealth Games netball competition to help England defeat New Zealand and progress to the Birmingham 2022 semi-finals as Pool B winners. Allison, who studied Sports & Exercise Science at the University of Bath, made a huge impact after coming onto the court at wing-defence with 20 minutes to go, including an incredible interception which she then chased down to feed Eleanor Cardwell for...

Birmingham 2022: Gold caps magnificent seven for record-breaker Tom Dean as Bath swimmers finish Commonwealth Games with 27 medals

03 August 2022

Swimmers from the University of Bath finished the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with an incredible 27 medals between them after securing more gold, silver and bronze on an electric last evening of racing in Sandwell Aquatics Centre. Sporting scholar Tom Dean became Team England’s most decorated swimmer at a single Games as he won his sixth silver in the 200m individual medley before anchoring a quartet also featuring British Swimming Performance Centre Bath team-mates Brodie...

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