News Archive, Category: Badminton

Double delight at Suffolk Senior Silver for Bath badminton player Katie Scott as scholar Will Jones reaches last eight in Portugal

17 March 2022

University of Bath student Katie Scott brought home two titles when she visited Ipswich to compete in the Suffolk Senior Silver badminton competition. Scott, who studies Psychology and is coached by Peter Bush at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, didn’t drop a set all weekend as she won both the women’s singles and women’s doubles. A 21-17 21-10 victory over Chloe Dennis secured the singles title, while Scott and partner Jessica Li – a...

University of Bath student-athletes bring home 17 medals across four sports from first BUCS Nationals competition for two years

22 February 2022

University of Bath student-athletes won a host of medals in athletics, badminton, fencing and swimming when they headed to Sheffield over the weekend for the first BUCS Nationals competition to be staged for two years. There was a medal of each colour for the University’s badminton players, coached by Peter Bush, with Molly Chapman and Santander Sporting Scholar Will Jones (both Sports Performance) taking the mixed doubles title. Jones also claimed men’s doubles silver with...

Most successful year yet for University of Bath sportspeople as gold rush and trophy triumphs provided plenty to lift the spirits during 2021

26 December 2021

An incredible 19 medals at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, 10 of them gold, is the headline stat from an outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath but there was plenty more to celebrate during an unforgettable 2021. From students winning the Premiership Rugby title at Twickenham and conquering the rowing world from their kitchen to Team Bath Netball lifting their first trophy for eight years and tennis players serving up a...

Tokyo Paralympics history-maker Dan Bethell returns to where his career began as he trains with University of Bath badminton club

21 December 2021

After a year in which he made ParalympicsGB history, Tokyo 2020 medallist Dan Bethell has enjoyed more success after returning for a training spell at the place where his para-badminton journey began – the University of Bath. Bethell, who won SL3 men’s singles silver when the sport made its Paralympics debut at this summer’s rescheduled Games, took three titles at last week’s UK Para-Badminton Championships in Sheffield after training for the past two months with...

Dual Career duo reach latter stages of U19 English Badminton Champs as Paralympics medallist Dan Bethell wins trio of titles

13 December 2021

Team Bath Dual Career student-athletes Cara Collins and Toby Dillingham both produced impressive performances at the U19 English National Badminton Championships in Milton Keynes. Fresh from picking up a trophy at the Wiltshire Senior Silver competition, University of Bath Sports Performance student Collins reached the last four of both the ladies’ and mixed doubles with partners Chloe Dennis (Suffolk) and Harry Goode (Hertfordshire) respectively (pictured). [caption id="attachment_66526" align="alignright" width="292"] Dan Bethell (right) won three titles...

Students win three titles at Wiltshire Senior Silver during impressive weekend of competition for University of Bath badminton players

09 December 2021

There was plenty of success for University of Bath badminton players when they competed at the Wiltshire Senior Silver competition. [caption id="attachment_66504" align="alignright" width="292"] Cara Collins and her women's doubles partner[/caption] Physics student Kaylan Jensen won the men's singles title and Katie Scott (pictured top), who studies Psychology, came out on top in the women’s singles. [caption id="attachment_66503" align="alignleft" width="292"] Alicia Chu and her mixed doubles partner[/caption] She was also runner-up in a women’s doubles...

Gym, swim and more indoor sports return as Sports Training Village and Founders Hall reopen doors to customers

12 April 2021

Gym, swim and indoor sports have returned to the Team Bath Sports Training Village and Founders Hall from Monday, April 12th as the second phase of our reopening programme got under way. Customers can now book for individual workouts in the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre, a swim in the London 2012 Legacy Pool or a game of racket sports. University of Bath students can also book the netball and volleyball courts for a...

Dual Career student-athlete Katie Scott serves up first Badminton England Senior Gold title success at Nottinghamshire tournament

24 February 2020

University of Bath student Katie Scott claimed the first gold-level tournament singles title of her career when she came out on top at the Badminton England Nottinghamshire Senior Gold. The Team Bath Dual Career athlete, who studies Psychology, beat Amy Hayhoe 23-21 24-22 in a hard-fought final having previously overcome Jessica Allen 21-18 21-15, Leona Lee 13-21 21-13 21-12 and Kiara Henry 21-11 21-8. Peter Bush, Head Badminton Coach at the University, said: “Katie’s previous...

Nine golds among big medal haul as University of Bath student-athletes impress once again at BUCS Nationals

18 February 2020

There were 26 medals won across five different sports, nine of them gold, as 135 University of Bath student-athletes proudly wore the Blue & Gold during three excellent days of competition at the 2020 BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Nationals in Sheffield. Swimmer Luke Turley and judoka George Kroussaniotakis and Lewis Widdicombe all claimed two titles apiece, and karate’s Sophie Atkinson, a silver medallist in last year’s women’s novice kata, went one better this...

University of Bath student-athletes heading to Sheffield to compete across seven sports at 2020 BUCS Nationals

14 February 2020

The 2020 BUCS Nationals takes place in Sheffield this weekend with 135 student-athletes from University of Bath set to take part. They will be joined by a number of coaches, physios and sports staff as they represent the Blue & Gold across seven different sports - athletics, badminton, climbing, fencing, judo, karate and swimming. Around 6,000 students in total from across the UK will be competing over the weekend with the aim to be crowned...

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