News Archive, Category: Hall of Fame

Standing ovation for Serena Guthrie as netball legend is inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

07 December 2019

Team Bath and England legend Serena Guthrie received a standing ovation from appreciative netball fans and fellow players when she was inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport during The BiG Showdown pre-season tournament. Guthrie, recognised as one of the world’s finest mid-court players and an inspiration for club and country, was welcomed into the Hall of Fame by University of Bath Vice-President for Student Experience Dr Cassie Wilson during an...

Nigel Redman welcomed into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Professor Ian White

Rugby legend turned mentor and people developer Nigel Redman inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

21 October 2019

Nigel Redman – a British Lions, England and Bath Rugby legend whose people development skills have helped nurture a generation of top-class coaches and athletes – today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Among those in the Team Bath family who have benefited from Redman’s creative thinking and supportive mentoring over the past 20 years are Bobby Crutchley and Jess Thirlby, who have since progressed to national...

Hall of Fame Stephanie Millward Andrei Vorontsov, October 2019

Swimming legends Stephanie Millward and Andrei Vorontsov inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

16 October 2019

Paralympic champion Stephanie Millward and Olympic swimming coach Dr Andrei Vorontsov have today become the latest inductees into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Millward – who trains with Team Bath AS in the University’s London 2012 Legacy Pool – has won an incredible 49 medals at major international championships during an illustrious career, including ten while representing Great Britain at the Paralympic Games. Vorontsov is one of the world’s most respected...

(From left) British Swimming National Centre Bath Lead Coach David McNulty, Hall of Fame for Sport inductee Michael Jamieson, British Swimming Performance Director Chris Spice and University of Bath Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley

London 2012 Olympic swimming medallist Michael Jamieson inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

25 February 2019

Olympic swimming medallist Michael Jamieson today returned to the University of Bath, the place where he both trained and studied, to become the latest inductee into the Hall of Fame for Sport. Jamieson famously won 200m breaststroke silver at the London 2012 Olympic Games, smashing the British record three times during the championships and only being denied gold by a World Record swim from Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta. He also won silver at both the Delhi...

Alison Oliver is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

Former Deputy Director of Sport Alison Oliver returns to “Team Bath family” to be inducted into Hall of Fame for Sport

29 November 2018

Alison Oliver today returned to the world-class Sports Training Village that she helped to establish to be inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Oliver, now Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust, was part of the team that delivered the initial presentation and subsequent lottery-funding and planning applications for the £30million STV during her time as Deputy Director of Sport at the University from 1998 to 2004. The facility has...

VIDEO: Paralympic champ Paul Blake reflects on his induction into Hall of Fame for Sport

01 December 2017

After his recent induction into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport, Team Bath TV caught up with Paralympic athletics champion Paul Blake to discuss the ceremony and reflect on his stellar career so far. Blake, who has also won three World Championships titles since joining Rob Ellchuk's successful training group at the Sports Training Village in 2009, was quick to thank his coach, parents and University staff for their support. Watch our...

Paul Blake is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Deputy Director of Sport Greg Sharp, November 2017. CREDIT: Bryn Vaile for Matchtight.

“Absolute honour and pleasure” as Paralympic champ Paul Blake joins University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

24 November 2017

Paralympic gold-medallist and multiple World Champion Paul Blake today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. The popular and inspirational athlete has been training with Rob Ellchuk at the Sports Training Village for the past eight years, enjoying tremendous success during that time. His greatest moment to date came at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as he stormed to T36 400m gold. He won 800m silver too that...

University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport inductee Stacey Francis with Steve Egan, Vice-President (Implementation). Credit: Clare Green for Matchtight.

Team Bath Netball legend Stacey Francis inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

25 September 2017

England international Stacey Francis, a five-time Superleague winner with Team Bath Netball, today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. The ceremony took place as part of celebrations to mark the University being named as the 2018 Sports University of the Year in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide, with staff from all departments turning out to congratulate Francis on her induction and to be thanked for their...

Sascha Kindred is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley, May 2017

Paralympic swimming legend Sascha Kindred inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

03 May 2017

Seven-times Paralympic swimming champion Sascha Kindred returned to his former training base today to be inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. It was while training at the University that Kindred won the first two of his Paralympic gold medals at the Sydney 2000 Games – one of the key moments, he believes, in a stellar international career that started in 1994 and concluded with a world-record triumph at Rio 2016....

University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport inductee Steve Borthwick (centre) with (left) Steve Egan, Vice-President (Implementation), and Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley (right)

Rugby legend Steve Borthwick inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

28 April 2017

Former England, Bath Rugby and Saracens captain Steve Borthwick today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Borthwick – who is now forwards coach with an England squad that has won back-to-back Six Nations titles – combined a top-class playing career with studying Politics & Economics at the University, graduating in 2003. “Thank you very much for inviting me to join the Hall of Fame,” he said during...

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