News Archive, Category: Rowing

Sam Courty (right) and Caragh McMurtry who have both been selected in the women’s four for the 2017 World Championships in Sarasota

Sam Courty proud to continue University of Bath tradition as GB Rowing Team Start graduates are selected for World Champs

16 August 2019

Sam Courty says she is proud to continue a University of Bath tradition of aiming to qualify a women’s pair for the Olympic Games after being selected for the 2019 World Rowing Championships in Austria. The Sport & Exercise Science graduate is one of two rowers named in the British squad who started their careers with the GB Rowing Team Start programme at the University’s Sports Training Village, the other being Sara Parfett who studied...

Crew Bath's Laura Macro and Zara Mulholland with New Zealand's Brooke Donoghue and Olivia Loe at the 2019 Henley Royal Regatta

Henley history made as Crew Bath rowers Zara Mulholland and Laura Macro reach semi-finals at Royal Regatta

06 July 2019

Sporting scholars Zara Mulholland and Laura Macro made history when they became the first University of Bath Rowing Club crew ever to reach the semi-finals at the world-famous Henley Royal Regatta. The women’s double scull, who are both coached by Dan Harris on the British Rowing World-Class Start Programme at the University, beat Jen Titterington and Bev Goodchild of Ipswich RC and Sudbury RC by two-and-a-third lengths in their Stonor Challenge Cup heats on Friday....

Crew Bath rowing at the 2019 Henley Royal Regatta

Crew Bath student rowers ready to take to the water at 2019 Henley Royal Regatta

03 July 2019

The University of Bath Rowing Club will be well represented when the world-famous Henley Royal Regatta gets under way today (Wednesday). The men’s eight start their Temple Challenge Cup campaign at 3.05pm when they face Purdue University from Indiana in the United States. Crew Bath’s men’s coxed four also face American opposition in the first round of the Prince Albert Challenge Cup and will race against the United States Naval Academy at 7.40pm. University of...

Sporting scholar Laura Macro claims major scalp and gold during dominant performance at Henley Women’s Regatta

28 June 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Laura Macro beat a former World Champion on her way to the second Henley Women’s Regatta title of her career as she won gold once again on the world-famous course. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, beat 2014 World Champion Eveline Peleman of Belgium club KRSG by three-and-a-half lengths in the Championship lightweight women’s single scull final to secure the Godfrey Rowsports Trophy. U23...

Laura Macro won LW1x gold at the 2019 BUCS Regatta

Laura Macro and James Gladman strike gold as Bath students impress at BUCS athletics and rowing competitions

06 May 2019

University of Bath students won nine medals and set numerous personal bests when they represented the Blue & Gold at the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships and BUCS Rowing Regatta over the Bank Holiday Weekend. Sports Performance Masters student James Gladman, supported by the Team Bath Dual Career Programme, led the way for coach Colin Bovell’s athletics squad in Bedford as he scorched to 200m gold in 21.24. He then teamed up with Sport & Exercise...

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....

Kate Hunt won the women's U23 title at the 2018 British Rowing Indoor Championships

Crew Bath’s Kate Hunt wins British Rowing Indoor Championships title as Invictus athlete Kelly Ganfield returns to podium

09 December 2018

University of Bath Boat Club’s Kate Hunt went one step better than last year when she won gold at the 2018 Mizuno British Rowing Indoor Championships. The International Development with Economics student, part of Dan Harris’ GB World-Class Start training group at the University, finished four seconds clear of the field in the women’s U23 2000m competition. Joe Russell raced in the senior category against the GB men, including Olympic Champion Mo Sbihi who won...

Kelly Ganfield with Invictus Games Ambassador David Beckham at Sydney 2018

“Phenomenal” feeling as Kelly Ganfield wins historic medal for Team UK at Invictus Games Sydney

28 October 2018

Kelly Ganfield said that becoming the first visually-impaired athlete to claim a medal at the Invictus Games “felt immense” after the University of Bath-based sprinter won silver in Sydney. Ganfield, who runs tethered to guide and athletics coach Mikail Huggins, teamed up with Naomi Adie, Alexandra McClellan and Debbie O’Connell to finish runners-up to the United States in the women’s 4x100m relay. “It felt immense because this was an event they hadn’t tried before and...

Kelly Ganfield in rowing training with George Studd ahead of the 2018 Invictus Games UK Team Trials

Team Bath’s Kelly Ganfield feeling “stronger and better” as she prepares to compete at Invictus Games Sydney

19 October 2018

After months of training and preparation at the University of Bath, Kelly Ganfield has arrived in Australia full of confidence and excitement as she represents her country once again in the Invictus Games. The 2018 Games – featuring wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans from a record 18 participating nations – are taking place in Sydney from October 20-27 and will be televised on BBC1. It will be the second time that Army...

Young sportspeople invited to apply for 2018-19 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme

10 August 2018

Applications are now being taken for the 2018-19 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme, with a screening day for young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential taking place in September. The successful talent development scheme is open to sportspeople aged between ten and 18 who already compete at regional level or above in their chosen sport or who show great athletic potential. They can access bespoke coaching sessions in the world-class University of Bath Sports...

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