News Archive, Category: Gymnastics & Trampolining

Olympic Champion Amy Williams named as Team Bath Tribe Ambassador as new term of youth sports activities begins

11 September 2023

Olympic gold-medallist Amy Williams says it is important for children to enjoy sport and get active from a young age after becoming the first-ever Ambassador for Team Bath Tribe. Amy has a close personal connection to the youth sport programme, whose new term of activities start today (11th September), with her two young sons among the hundreds of children who take part in a wide range of sporting activities each week in the inspirational surroundings...

We’re part of the team, are you? University of Bath ready to support UKAD’s Clean Sport Week 2023

17 May 2023

The University of Bath is proud to reaffirm its commitment to clean sport by backing UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD’s) 2023 Clean Sport Week campaign, taking place from 22nd to 26th May. Clean Sport Week is UKAD’s national awareness week championing clean sport, education and anti-doping initiatives with sports across the UK, and this year’s theme is “Teamwork in Clean Sport”. Athletes are central to the team, responsible for making sure they compete clean – it's their...

Trampolinist Kirsty Way wins double gold for British Gymnastics at 2022 Trampoline, Tumbling & DMT European Championships

06 June 2022

University of Bath graduate Kirsty Way won double gold when she represented British Gymnastics at the 2022 Trampoline, Tumbling & DMT European Championships in Rimini, Italy. Way, who still receives physio and sport science support at the University through the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS), topped the qualification rankings and then scored 27.200 in the women’s double-mini trampoline (DMT) final to secure the second individual European title of her career. “I can’t believe it,” said...

Team Bath announce major new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society, supporting sport at all levels

30 May 2022

Team Bath, the sports department for the University of Bath, is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society. The link-up between two of the city’s most recognised brands, both within the local community and nationally, will see Bath Building Society support sport and fitness at all levels within Team Bath – student, recreational and high-performance. It will also provide additional backing to the Team Bath Netball Superleague team, the University of...

Trampolinist Laura Gallagher has been selected by Team GB for the Tokyo Olympic Game

“Hard work and perseverance” pays off as former Team Bath trampolinist Laura Gallagher earns Tokyo Olympic Games selection

12 June 2021

Former Team Bath trampolinist Laura Gallagher has been named in the Team GB squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Gallagher, who has represented Britain at European and world level for many years, will make her Olympic debut after producing one of her finest performances to date by qualifying for the final at the 2019 World Championships, which secured a Team GB place at the Games. She went on to finish a career-best sixth in...

Golden visit to Edinburgh caps impressive league campaigns for Team Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics

15 November 2019

A triumphant trip to Scotland saw Team Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics secure a host of gold medals at the National Level 3 Finals in Edinburgh. In the Espoir category, Team Bath’s blue group of Delilah, Eva, Emily, Emily and Megan took home gold for their fabulous ribbon routine, placing them third in the overall league. Also in the same category the gold group of Chloe, Patricia, Sophie, Diana and Ayana performed another beautiful ribbon routine to...

Meet the talented University of Bath student-athletes across 13 different sports joining the ranks of sporting scholars during 2019-20

11 November 2019

Aspiring Olympians, both Summer and Winter, and reigning European and British Champions are among the latest intake of scholars to receive support from the University of Bath on both their sporting and academic journeys. The talented 2019-20 group of 15 student-athletes, who compete across 13 different sports, join 26 existing scholars who each receive a cash award that runs over the period of their course and helps them meet the demands of training, competing and...

Blooming marvellous performances at Rose Cup earn Team Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club a multitude of medals

26 May 2019

Team Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club have enjoyed a successful visit to the Rose Cup in Wellingborough, winning a host of medals. The Junior Development Squad of Hannah, Lily, Annie, Myla and Bea gained silver with a beautiful ribbon routine. Espoir gymnasts Delilah and Annie gave sparkling performances in the U12 ball competition to win silver and bronze respectively, while the Junior competition saw Hannah impress with an accomplished ribbon routine, Vanessa earn a brilliant silver...

Golden girls qualify for British Champs as Team Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club impress on big stage

11 April 2019

Four groups and three individuals from Team Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club were among 400 gymnasts and 60 groups who competed at one of the UK’s largest national competitions at Fenton Manor. The Bath Senior Gold Group won gold and qualified for the British Championships thanks to a strong hoop and clubs performance by Tiola, Selina, Lottie, Evie, Sophie and Sarah. The Senior Blue Group of Amelia, Vanessa, Grace, Frances, Emily and Lizzy finished sixth at...

Move from Spain to Team Bath pays off as rising rhythmic gymnastics star Sophie Hookings earns England selection

07 March 2019

Team Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics star Sophie Hookings, who moved from Mallorca to the South West to pursue her sporting dream, has been selected for the the England squad. The 16-year-old started gymnastics at the age of five, where her talent and determination saw her earn selection to attend the Centro De Alto Rendimiento in Madrid, a training school for elite sportspeople. Her passion for rhythmic gymnastics and dream to compete internationally as a British representative...

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