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Georgia Hannam, Kerenza Bryson and Olivia Green won women's team bronze at the 2019 Junior Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Women’s team bronze caps successful week for rising Pentathlon GB stars at Junior European Championships

09 June 2019

University of Bath students Georgia Hannam and Olivia Green teamed up with Kerenza Bryson to win Pentathlon GB's fourth medal of the 2019 Junior Modern Pentathlon European Championships - team bronze in the women's final. All three of them produced fine individual displays to record top-20 finishes in Poland - Hannam 11th, Bryson 15th and Green 18th - and those scores added together saw the trio claim the final spot on the team podium. Hannah,...

Netballer Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and pentathlete Olivia Green shortlisted for 2019 TASS Stars Awards

07 June 2019

University of Bath students Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Olivia Green are among the finalists for the 2019 TASS Stars Awards, which recognise achievements in sport and study in the past year. MJ Church Ambassador Drakeford-Lewis, who studies Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering and is supported by a Bill Whiteley Scholarship, has enjoyed a stellar season with Team Bath Netball and was named as the Vitality Superleague Young Player of the Year. She is shortlisted alongside fencer...

Bradley Sutton and Myles Pillage on the podium at the 2019 Junior European Modern Pentathlon Championships

Back-to-back bronze medals secured by sporting scholars Myles Pillage and Bradley Sutton at Junior Modern Pentathlon Euro Champs

06 June 2019

University of Bath sporting scholars Myles Pillage and Bradley Sutton made it a hat-trick of British relay medals at the 2019 Junior Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Poland as they claimed bronze on Wednesday. It made it back-to-back junior European men’s relay bronzes for the pair having also stood of the third step of the podium in Spain 12 months ago. It was also the 15th international medal at junior and senior level of a...

Kerenza Bryson and Olivia Green won women's relay silver at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon Junior European Championships

Medals keep coming at Modern Pentathlon Junior Euro Champs as student Olivia Green and Kerenza Bryson secure silver

05 June 2019

Team Bath Dual Career athlete Olivia Green teamed up with Kerenza Bryson to continue Pentathlon GB’s fantastic start to the 2019 Junior European Championships by claiming a fine silver in the women’s relay. There was little to choose between the leading nations throughout the day in Poland but a strong finish saw the Brits take the second step on the podium, following on from fellow University of Bath students Georgia Hannam and Oliver Murray’s bronze...

Former Team Bath Tennis coach Dan Smethurst helping Johanna Konta’s bid for French Open history

04 June 2019

French Open semi-finalist Johanna Konta’s bid to become the first British woman since 1976 to win the title at Roland Garros is being helped by a former Team Bath Tennis coach. Dan Smethurst joined Konta’s training team as assistant coach and hitting partner after working with her during Great Britain’s successful Fed Cup campaign at the University of Bath Sports Training Village in February. Konta has been in excellent form since then and is enjoying...

Georgia Hannam and Oliver Murray on the podium at the Junior Modern Pentathlon European Championships in June 2019

Birthday bronze for scholar Georgia Hannam as she and Oliver Murray start Junior Euro Modern Pentathlon Champs on podium

03 June 2019

University of Bath students Georgia Hannam and Oliver Murray won mixed relay bronze as Pentathlon GB enjoyed a strong start to the 2019 Junior European Championships in Poland. The podium place was a perfect 21st birthday present for Physical Activity & Health student Hannam, who is supported by Santander Sports Scholarship and won 18 of her 21 bouts in the fencing salle - more than any other athlete in the field. Team Bath Dual Career...

Captaining Great Britain was a “real honour” says University of Bath hockey scholar Tim Nurse ahead of Madrid trip

02 June 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse says it was “an honour” to captain the Great Britain Hockey Men’s Development Squad in their three-match series against Germany. The MJ Church Ambassador, who studies Sports Performance and is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, wore the captain’s armband when the national U21 squads met in Germany last week. The host nation won the matches 5-3, 1-0 and 4-0 but Nurse said both he and his team-mates...

University of Bath student swimmer Filippos Iakovidis is representing Cyprus at the 2018 FINA World Short-Course Championships

Two medals and a national record for swimmer Filippos Iakovidis at 2019 Small States of Europe Games

31 May 2019

Team Bath Dual Career swimmer Filippos Iakovidis won two medals and set a new national record while representing Cyprus at the 2019 Small States of Europe Games in Montenegro this week. The University of Bath Sport & Exercise Science student, who is coached by Mark Skimming, was runner-up in the 100m backstroke in a Cypriot-best time of 57.22 on Wednesday. Iakovidis then set a new personal best of 26.74 as he finished fourth in the...

VIDEO: Barry Scollo and scholar Ben Jones reflect on encouraging year of student tennis at University of Bath

30 May 2019

It is an exciting time for student tennis at the University of Bath, with the Blue & Gold set to go from strength to strength in the coming years. That is the view of Team Bath Director of Tennis Barry Scollo who has been encouraged by the performances of this year's squad in both individual and team competition at BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] level and beyond. Highlights include a bronze medal for Ben...

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Sporting scholar Tim Nurse captains Great Britain Hockey in international matches against Germany

29 May 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse has been selected to captain the Great Britain Hockey Men's Development Squad in their three-match series against Germany this week. It continues another impressive season of international development for MJ Church Ambassador Nurse, who studies Sports Performance and is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship. He and fellow Team Bath Buccaneers player Stuart Rushmere helped GB U21s win the Sultan of Johor Cup in October and both also...

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