News Archive, Category: Judo

A picture of some of the winners at the 2024 Blues Awards, the annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath.

Jamie Cubitt wins Sports Personality of the Year as University of Bath’s thriving student sport scene is celebrated at 50th Blues Awards

02 May 2024

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the Blues Awards, the annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath, with the 2024 presentation evening once again taking place at the historic Roman Baths and Pump Room in Bath city centre. The Blues Awards is a University of Bath event, sponsored by Team Bath Gym suppliers Matrix Fitness, which The SU Bath [Students Union] and Department for Sports Development and Recreation (DSDR) support together....

The University of Bath was officially presented with UK Sport Elite Training Centre-accredited status during a ceremony at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on 12th April 2024. (From left) Professor Ian White (University of Bath Vice-Chancellor), Sally Munday (UK Sport Chief Executive), Duncan Rolley (UK Sport Elite Training Centre Advisor), Sophie Hamer (Head of Sport Operations), Stephen Baddeley (University of Bath Director of Sport) and Cassie Wilson (University of Bath Pro-Vice-Chancellor). CREDIT: Nic Delves-Broughton

Olympians and Paralympians in attendance as University of Bath is officially recognised as UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre

12 April 2024

The University of Bath’s status as a UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre (ETC) has been officially recognised at a ceremony attended by Olympic and Paralympic Champions, high-performance coaches and staff. Professor Ian White, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath, received the prestigious ETC award from Sally Munday, Chief Executive of UK Sport, during a presentation in the Team Bath Sports Training Village. Joining Team Bath staff at the ceremony were athletes, coaches and administrators from...

A picture of Rengen CEO Iestyn Lewis shaking hands with University of Bath DIrector of Sport Stephen Baddeley following a sponsorship renewal in March 2024

Rengen to continue supporting Team Bath’s sport and fitness activities at all levels after agreeing three-year partnership extension

12 March 2024

Team Bath and Rengen have today announced a three-year extension to their successful partnership supporting sport and fitness activities at the University of Bath. A leading company specialising in student, residential and commercial developments and lettings, Bath-based Rengen – whose CEO is University of Bath alumnus Iestyn Lewis – has been an official partner of Team Bath since 2019. During that time Rengen has supported Team Bath’s activities at all levels, from recreational and youth...

A graphic promoting the Discover Your Paralympic Potential event taking place at the University of Bath on Saturday 6th April 2024 for people with a physical impairment.

Discover Your Paralympic Potential and find your sport during ParalympicsGB event at the University of Bath

19 February 2024

Aspiring Paralympians will have chance to try out a range of sports during a ‘Discover Your Paralympic Potential’ day taking place at the University of Bath this April. Hosted by ParalympicsGB, the event on Saturday 6th April is open to anyone aged 10 and over with a physical impairment who dreams of competing at a Paralympic Games and unlocking the opportunities that sport provides. The Paralympic Potential programme offers people the chance to find out...

University of Bath awarded UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre status for helping Olympic and Paralympic athletes achieve potential

13 November 2023

The University of Bath has today been recognised by UK Sport for its contribution to the preparation of elite Olympic and Paralympic athletes. It is one of the first of just eight institutions nationwide to be awarded the status of “UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre”, a title that celebrates its role in helping Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes achieve their full performance potential. Dr Kate Baker, Director of Performance at UK Sport, said: “Our Elite...

Sporting Wellness partnership to provide Bath Student Performance Sport athletes with access to free mental health support 24/7/365

10 October 2023

Team Bath Student Performance Sport athletes will be able to access free and professional mental health support 24 hours a day thanks to a new partnership with the Sporting Wellness charity. Nearly 300 young people who combine study and performance sport at the University of Bath will benefit from the service, which offers a 24/7/365 support helpline and live chat. They will also be able to arrange counselling, either in person, online or over the...

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...

First international title for Chloe Robyns-Landricombe as Team Bath Judo duo secure podium places at Gaia European Cup in Portugal

08 September 2023

Team Bath Judo’s Chloe Robyns-Landricombe and Sidney Tancock won gold and bronze respectively with brilliant performances at the Gaia Senior European Cup in Portugal. University of Bath graduate Robyns-Landricombe overcame Germany’s Soraya Guenther and Paula Lanza Chacoris of Spain on her way to the -52kg final. She saved her best performance until last, needing just 12 seconds to defeat Kazakhstan’s Tolganay Abeuova – ranked 59 in the world – by Ippon and claim the first...

Judoka George Kroussaniotakis enjoys golden warm-up for World University Games by winning Tallin European Open title

12 July 2023

Team Bath judoka George Kroussaniotakis warmed up for this month’s World University Games by winning gold at the Tallin European Open in Estonia. Kroussaniotakis, who studies Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Bath, beat Ukraine’s Anton Savytskiy – ranked 39 in the world – in the semi-finals of the men’s -100kg weight division. The final against Italy’s Enrico Bergamelli saw Kroussaniotakis throw his opponent twice for wazari and overall victory. It was the...

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...

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