News Archive, Category: Other Alumni

Sarah Connolly

06 October 2010

Sport: Wrestling Event: 63kg Date and place of birth: 1989, Maesteg, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales. Course: Foundation degree Sports Performance (2010) Sarah is a University of Bath Sports Performance graduate and combined her studies with judo training at Team Bath, before turning her attention to wrestling. A fluent Welsh speaker, she was selected for the Welsh Commonwealth Games squad at both Glasgow 2014 and Delhi 2010. In Delhi she competed at under-67kg, losing out to Scotland’s Ashlea...

Jenny Corish

05 October 2010

Sport/Event: Shooting 10m air rifle, 50m rifle 3×20 Biography: Jenny graduated from the University of Bath in 2009 with a Natural Sciences degree and now works at the University of Cambridge. In 2014, Jenny will be representing Wales at her second Commonwealth Games. She teamed up with twin sister Sian at Delhi in 2010, finishing fourth in the 10m air rifle pairs.

Kelly Gallagher

03 October 2010

Sport: Apline Skiing Date and place of birth: Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland Biography: In 2010 Kelly, a former University of Bath student who is visually impaired, became the first athlete from Northern Ireland to compete at a Winter Paralympics when she represented Great Britain in Vancouver. She and her guide Charlotte Evans were selected to compete for Team GB at the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia in 2014. The pair have been working together...

Louisa Pouli

01 October 2010

Sport / Event > Rhythmic gymnastics, group all-around Date and Place of Birth > 23 January 1993, Corfu, Greece Height > 162cm Weight > 57kg Biography > Louisa was one of six University of Bath-based gymnasts who made history when they became the first team to represent Great Britain in the rhythmic gymnastics group competition at an Olympic Games. Headline Result > Represented Great Britain - Olympic Games, London - 2012 GB Rhythmic Group profile >...

Alexandra Rickham

05 January 2010

Sport: Sailing/SKUD 18 Date and place of birth: 11 September 1981, Kingston, Jamaica Coached by: Harvey Hillary Occupation: Environmental Scientist Biography: Alexandra graduated from the University of Bath with a BSc in Natural Sciences in 2004, then completed an MSc in Environmental Technology at Imperial College. After concluding her academic studies, Alexandra rapidly established herself as one of the world's top Paralympic sailors. She teamed up with Niki Birrell to form Team Birrell Rickham in...

Natalia Sheppard

02 January 2010

Sport / Event: Fencing, foil Place of Birth: Gdansk, Poland Biography: Natalia Sheppard graduated from the University of Bath with a BSc (Hons) degree in Mathematics and Computing in 2006. Born in Poland, she made her Olympic debut at the London 2012 Games, representing Great Britain in fencing. Natalia said: “I am so thrilled and proud at my selection for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games. “This has only been made possible with...

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