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Check out our 2022-23 discount membership offers for new and returning students at Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre

12 August 2022

If you are a new or returning student at the University of Bath you can take advantage of the world-class gym facilities on campus for as little as the equivalent of £6.71* a week during the 2022-23 academic year. We have two student discount membership offers available - £309 for the academic year (August 2022 to 30th June 2023) or £349 for 12 months. Both provide access to the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre...

Team Bath to start and finish 2022-23 season in front of home fans as BUCS Super Rugby fixtures are confirmed

09 August 2022

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will start the 2022-23 season with a home Severn Derby against Cardiff after the fixtures for the new BUCS Super Rugby campaign were announced. The match will take place on the athletics in-field at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday 28th September during Freshers’ Week. Kick-off is 6.30pm and admission is free. Team Bath, sponsored by Bath Building Society and Rengen, also play host to Cardiff Met, defending champions Durham, old rivals Loughborough, Swansea and Leeds Beckett during a...

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...

Biggest title win moves Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett and doubles partner Olivia Nicholls into world’s top 90 for first time

07 August 2022

Team Bath Tennis ace Alicia Barnett and doubles partner Olivia Nicholls recorded the best win of their careers to date as they secured their first ITF title in Poland. A 6-1 7-6(3) win over top seeds Vivian Heisen and Katarzyna Kawa in Saturday’s final of the W100 Grodzisk Mazowiecki tournament moves the British duo into the WTA doubles top 90 for the first time, Barnett hitting a career-high ranking of 87. Having survived a three-set...

Birmingham 2022: Bath graduate Alastair Chalmers makes athletics history for Guernsey but netballers miss out on Birmingham 2022 final

06 August 2022

University of Bath alumnus Alastair Chalmers made athletics history for Guernsey but there was semi-final disappointment for Team Bath Netball’s England stars at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Chalmers, who studied Sports Performance and was supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, produced a gutsy run from the inside lane to take 400m hurdles bronze at the Alexander Stadium in 49.97 – Guernsey’s first-ever track and field medal at a Commonwealth Games. “I gritted...

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: Team Bath’s Imogen Allison makes big impact as England defeat Silver Ferns and top netball group at Commonwealth Games

04 August 2022

Team Bath star Imogen Allison produced one of the moments of the Commonwealth Games netball competition to help England defeat New Zealand and progress to the Birmingham 2022 semi-finals as Pool B winners. Allison, who studied Sports & Exercise Science at the University of Bath, made a huge impact after coming onto the court at wing-defence with 20 minutes to go, including an incredible interception which she then chased down to feed Eleanor Cardwell for...

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...

Birmingham 2022: Brodie Williams is Commonwealth champion on another medal-laden day for Bath-associated athletes at Birmingham 2022

02 August 2022

Swimmer Brodie Williams became the first University of Bath-based athlete to win gold at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after another magnificent evening in the Sandwell Aquatic Centre. Williams, coached by David McNulty at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, produced an outstanding performance to take the 200m backstroke title by one-hundredth of a second after a thrilling final. “It means a lot," he said. "I won my first senior medal in the 100m but...

University of Bath swimmer Calum Jarvis confirms retirement after brilliant career featuring Olympic, World and European gold

02 August 2022

Olympic, World and European Champion Calum Jarvis, who studied and trains at the University of Bath, has confirmed his retirement from competitive swimming following the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Jarvis, who studied Sports Performance and has been part of the British Swimming Performance Centre Bath squad for the past 11 years, helped Wales set a new 4x200m freestyle relay national record of 7:10.64 in his final race on Monday. [caption id="attachment_67747" align="alignright" width="292"] Calum Jarvis...

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