News Archive, Category: News

Swimmers taking on fundraising challenge for Team Bath AS performance club, with more than £2,500 already raised

25 February 2021

They may not be able to go in the pool at the moment but swimmers at Team Bath AS are keeping active during lockdown by taking on sponsored challenges that have already raised more than £2,500 for the club in just over a week. There are two challenges that teams of four are undertaking over a five-week period – either running or walking the equivalent of the 876-mile distance between John O’Groats and Land’s End...

Crew Bath’s Imy Bantick cooks up World Rowing Indoor Championships success in her kitchen as she wins global title

24 February 2021

University of Bath student Imy Bantick struck gold at the 2021 World Rowing Indoor Championships today – all while competing in her own kitchen. Imy, who studies Sport & Exercise Science and rows for the Crew Bath student rowing club, completed 2km on her home rowing machine in 7mins 22.3secs to claim victory in the U23 Lightweight Women’s race ahead of competitors from Hong Kong, Tunisia, France, Canada and the United States. Tuesday’s race was...

World-class training environment in Bath keeping GB wheelchair fencers in good shape with six months to Tokyo Paralympic Games

24 February 2021

They might not have been able to compete for more than a year but multi gold-medallist Dimitri Coutya believes the world-class training environment at the University of Bath has kept the GB wheelchair fencing team in good shape for success at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. It was 53 weeks ago that Coutya and fellow World Champion Piers Gilliver were last able to test themselves on the international IWASF circuit before competition was suspended...

Fantastic first half sets Team Bath Netball on their way to impressive victory over Wasps as winning start to Superleague season continues

23 February 2021

A dominant first-half performance set the platform for a 44-39 victory over Wasps on Monday night as Team Bath Netball made it three wins from three at the start of the 2021 Vitality Superleague season. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold, buoyed by their opening weekend successes against Celtic Dragons and Loughborough Lightning, were outstanding against very strong opposition during the opening two quarters as they took a ten-goal lead into the interval. Wasps, champions...

CUSTOMER NOTICE: Team Bath’s reaction to the Prime Minister’s statement on the path out of lockdown restrictions

22 February 2021

Today’s Government announcement has opened the path for sport and recreation to start again in England across the coming months. Our team is currently looking at the details of this guidance for all our customer groups and sports. As soon as we can, we will post updates on this website about our plans to welcome you back to the Team Bath Sports Training Village. In the meantime, don't forget we stream live and interactive exercise...

Team Bath Netball ready for another tough, physical encounter with Wasps as 2021 Vitality Superleague continues on Monday

22 February 2021

Team Bath Netball continue their 2021 Vitality Superleague season tonight (Monday) when they take on Wasps in a match being shown live on Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports YouTube (centre-pass 7.15pm). The two clubs have enjoyed some epic battles since Wasps first joined the Superleague in 2017, with last year’s game at the same stage of the season – round three – being a thriller as the Blue & Gold rallied from 32-27 down...

Flying visit proves worthwhile as Sports Performance alumnus David King records victory at European Indoor Athletics Selection Trials

21 February 2021

University of Bath alumnus David King’s flying visit to the European Indoor Athletics Selection Trials proved to be worthwhile as he recorded two victories in the men’s 60m hurdles. King, who studied Sports Performance and is now training in the United States, only arrived back in the UK on Saturday morning but went straight to Lee Valley and recorded winning times of 7.79 in the first round and 7.73 in the final. To run that...

Family is the focus as University of Bath-based Olympian Jerry Rice retires from skeleton after successful eight-year career

18 February 2021

Olympian Jerry Rice has announced his retirement from skeleton after more than eight years with the University of Bath-based British team. Rice, who was the second longest serving member of the squad behind Olympic bronze medalist Laura Deas, finished 10th at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games as he saved arguably his best top-tier performance for the biggest stage of all. The 30-year-old raced 79 times for his country and competed at two World Championships,...

GB narrowly miss out on team medals as British Bobsleigh & Skeleton athletes conclude 2020-21 season at IBSF World Championships

16 February 2021

Laura Deas and Matt Weston narrowly missed out on a medal when University of Bath-based British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association athletes finished their season at the 2021 IBSF World Championships in Altenberg, Germany. The GB duo repeated their fourth-placed finish from the previous year in the team event, with Deas coming down fifth fastest of the women of 58.99 seconds and Weston recording the third quickest time of the men in 56.99 for a combined...

Hard work in training reaps rewards as University of Bath-based swimmers return to racing at Manchester International Meet

15 February 2021

James Guy recorded a hat-trick of wins and there were victories for Holly Hibbott, Jono Adam, Jacob Peters and sporting scholars Leah Crisp and Tom Dean as University of Bath-based swimmers returned to competitive action at the Manchester International Meet. It was the first domestic competition since last March and Guy, who is coached by Dave McNulty at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, was pleased to see his hard work in training rewarded with...

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