News Archive, Category: Other Sports

Fed Cup tennis, Modern Pentathlon European Champs and World Championship triumphs among sporting highlights of 2019 at University of Bath

26 December 2019

It’s the end of another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath which saw world-class tennis and modern pentathlon come to the Sports Training Village (STV) while athletes and students excelled on the world stage. The £35million STV successfully hosted two major international sporting events in 2019, including the first Fed Cup tennis tie to be staged in Great Britain for 26 years. The indoor courts were transformed into a showcase arena as...

The Jolly Sailor cruise to victory as University of Bath hosts Strength in Depth Origins ultimate team fitness challenge for sixth year

02 December 2019

The Jolly Sailor Invincibles from Cornwall emerged triumphant as the University of Bath Sports Training Village hosted Strength in Depth Origins – the ultimate team test of fitness and endurance – for a sixth successive year. An action-packed weekend saw 70 teams of 12 battle it out across two days in a range of gruelling challenges utilising the STV’s swimming pool, indoor and outdoor athletics tracks, and the sports hall which was transformed into a...

Trampolinist Kirsty Way secures third team DMT silver medal with Great Britain at World Championships in Tokyo

30 November 2019

Kirsty Way won the third World Championships medal of her career as the University of Bath sporting scholar secured a superb silver for the Great Britain double mini trampoline (DMT) team in Tokyo. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a King Sports Scholarship, was the last Brit to compete in the women’s team final and stuck her landing brilliantly to score 35.600 – the highest individual score of all those taking part. That...

Scholar Kirsty Way bounces back from injury to represent GB at Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo

26 November 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Kirsty Way is representing Great Britain at the 2019 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo this week after bouncing back from injury. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a King Sports Scholarship, is the reigning European Champion in the women’s double mini-trampoline (DMT) – a sport that combines elements of athletics, gymnastics and trampolining. She has also twice won team silver with British Gymnastics at the World Championships,...

Meet the talented University of Bath student-athletes across 13 different sports joining the ranks of sporting scholars during 2019-20

11 November 2019

Aspiring Olympians, both Summer and Winter, and reigning European and British Champions are among the latest intake of scholars to receive support from the University of Bath on both their sporting and academic journeys. The talented 2019-20 group of 15 student-athletes, who compete across 13 different sports, join 26 existing scholars who each receive a cash award that runs over the period of their course and helps them meet the demands of training, competing and...

Student sport week: Sporting scholars thank donors for generous support after year of success and development

17 June 2019

It has been a stellar year for sporting scholars at the University of Bath – and they have been keen to thank the generous alumni and benefactors supporting the scheme for the role they have played in their success. The 2018-19 academic year saw 38 student-athletes across 15 different sports and a wide range of degree courses receive financial support that helped them juggle the twin demands of studying at one of the best universities...

Sport - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day Four - Kristian Callaghan

Dual Career pistol shooter Kristian Callaghan named in Team GB squad for Minsk 2019 European Games

21 May 2019

Team Bath Dual Career athlete Kristian Callaghan has been selected to represent Team GB at the Minsk 2019 European Games, taking place in Belarus from June 21-30. The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth bronze-medallist, who is studying a PhD Research Programme in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath, is one of two pistol shooters selected for the competition. Team GB will be represented by 101 athletes across 11 sports at the second iteration of...

Sarah Jackson achieved a top-ten finish at the 2019 South African National Championships

Windsurfer Sarah Jackson turns training trip into slalom success at South African National Championships

17 January 2019

University of Bath windsurfer Sarah Jackson geared up for a busy 2019 of study and sport by claiming an impressive top-ten finish in the South African National Championships. The Sports Performance student, who is a MJ Church Ambassador and supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, was one of only two women taking part in the week-long event that featured competitors from the Pro World Tour. She had originally gone to Cape Town for a month...

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Olympic, World and Commonwealth crowns among highlights of unforgettable sporting 2018 at University of Bath

26 December 2018

One historic Olympic title defence, two World crowns, three Commonwealth gold medals and a multitude of other national and international medals added up to another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath in 2018. The University’s unique push-start track, the only one of its kind in the UK, became the focus of national attention in February when three athletes who train on it with British Skeleton won medals for Team GB at the...

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