News Archive, Category: Judo

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...

Best results yet for Team Bath Judo trio in Continental competitions as they bring home gold and bronze from Tunisia, Algeria and Latvia

02 April 2023

It’s been an impressive month on the international circuit for Team Bath judoka, with three members of the high-performance squad recording their best results. University of Bath graduate Chloe Robyns-Landricombe got the ball rolling with a brilliant bronze at the Tunisia African Open in the -52kg weight category. She secured her first Continental Open medal by defeating Chile’s Judith Gonzalez by Ippon in the fourth minute of golden score. The following week saw Sport and...

Best result yet for alumna Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz as jubilant judoka wins her first Grand Slam medal in Uzbekistan

06 March 2023

University of Bath alumna Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz says she is hungry for more success after winning the first Grand Slam medal of her judo career by claiming a superb silver in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Tokyo Olympian, who represents Mexico, was in fantastic form in the -63kg weight division as she overcame home favourite Marjona Nurulloeva, Brazil’s Gabriella Moraes and Hannah Martin of the United States on her way to the semi-finals. Awiti-Alcaraz, who studied Sports Performance...

Magnificent seven gold among medal haul for Team Bath judoka at BUCS Judo Championships

22 February 2023

Team Bath judoka won a host of medals when they contested the 2023 BUCS Judo Championships in Walsall over the weekend. The Kyu and above (brown belt and above) category saw Roxy Proctor beat Evie Halvey-Jacobs to women’s-63kg gold in an all-Bath final. The duo combined to win women’s team gold. Sports Performance alumna Chloe Robyns-Landricombe, who still trains at Team Bath and was representing Gloucestershire, took the -57kg title. In the men’s division there...

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