News Archive, Category: Other Alumni

University graduate, Heather Stanning, and Olympic partner, Helen Glover, receive a national award.

University of Bath celebrated at national Sports Journalists’ Association awards

16 December 2016

Heather Stanning, the British Army officer and double Olympic Champion who learnt to row and was nurtured into the British team whilst studying at the University of Bath, has won a national award. She and Olympic rowing partner Helen Glover, who were coached in Bath by Paul Stannard as part of the GB Rowing Team Start programme, scooped the President’s Award in the annual, national Sports Journalists’ Association poll. They received their trophy from Patrick...

University graduate Heather Stanning (right) has been nominated for a BT Award

Host of Bath-connected athletes on Awards shortlists

04 December 2014

A host of Bath-based athletes are featuring on a glittering list of Awards short-lists. Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold could be in line for a major awards double ahead of her return to competitive action on the FIBT World Cup circuit next week. The 25-year-old - who trains with British Skeleton at the University of Bath - has been shortlisted for the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 (SPOTY), as well as the...

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