News Archive, Category: Judo

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

25 January 2023

Young athletes looking to progress in their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme taster day during the February 2023 half-term. Taking place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village (STV) from 9-11am on Thursday 16th February, the session is open to all aged between 10 and 18 who compete in sport or show great athletic potential. Futures athletes access bespoke weekly coaching sessions in Team Bath’s...

“A commanding presence” who leaves “a lasting impact” – tributes paid to much-loved Team Bath Judo coach Juergen Klinger

11 January 2023

Tributes have been paid to Juergen Klinger, the long-serving and recently retired Head of Judo at the University of Bath, who has died at the age of 71. Juergen was a much-loved and influential member of the Team Bath family from 2006 to his retirement in January 2020, putting in place a successful training programme that developed a host of British Champions and international medal winners at every level. [caption id="attachment_60915" align="alignright" width="292"] Juergen Klinger...

More than 100 international medals won and new elite training centres opened during a stunning sporting 2022 at University of Bath

26 December 2022

World, European and Commonwealth champions were crowned, more than 100 international medals were won and new elite training centres were opened during another unforgettable year of sport at the University of Bath. The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games saw 37 sportspeople who train, study or studied at the University of Bath – named as the University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 – compete across nine different sports...

Team Bath Judo’s George Kroussaniotakis follows up Cyprus national title with best-ever Continental Open result in Lebanon

30 November 2022

University of Bath student George Kroussaniotakis followed up his victory at the Cyprus Judo Championships by earning another podium place at the Zouk Mikhael Asian Open in Lebanon. The Sport & Exercise Science student, who trains with Team Bath Judo in the Sports Training Village dojo, was crowned as national champion in the men’s -100kg weight division. He then continued that fine form in Lebanon, producing his best-ever result at Continental Open level as he...

Brilliant bronze for Chloe Robyns-Landricombe at Malaga European Cup as fellow Team Bath Judoka make GB debuts in Spain

27 October 2022

Team Bath Judo’s Chloe Robyns-Landricombe won her first senior international medal when she bagged a brilliant bronze at the Malaga European Cup in Spain. The University of Bath graduate faced three home athletes during her four -52kg bouts, winning two of those contests including the bronze-medal contest against Laura Gomez Antona by ippon in just over a minute. Two fellow Team Bath judoka made their senior debuts for Great Britain in Spain – Sidney Tancock,...

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...

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...

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: 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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