News Archive, Category: Rowing

University of Bath rowers looking to impress as Boston hosts first GB Rowing Team trial for 2023 senior and U23 racing season

03 November 2022

Rowers at the University of Bath will have their first chance to impress international selectors when the Great Britain Rowing Team trials get under way this weekend. Boston will host the first of six trials for the 2023 Senior and U23 teams on Saturday and Sunday (5-6 November), with Jamie Gare and Cedol Dafydd – who study Accounting & Finance and Sport Management & Coaching respectively – racing as seniors. Both are members of the...

Experience life as a Team Bath Futures athlete by coming along to free talent development taster day during October half-term

07 October 2022

Young athletes looking to progress in their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free Team Bath Futures Athlete Development taster day during October half-term. The event, taking place on Wednesday 26th October, is open to all sportspeople and athletes aged between 10 and 18 who compete in sport or show great athletic potential. Team Bath Futures athletes have access to bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to...

Rowing champion Helen Glover representing GB in potential new Olympic discipline after World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals selection

13 September 2022

Double Olympic champion Helen Glover has been selected as part of Great Britain's first home team for a World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals, with the 2022 edition taking place in Saundersfoot, Wales from 14-16 October. Glover, who began her celebrated rowing career with the GB Rowing Team Start talent development programme at the University of Bath, will contest the women's single sculls on the Pembrokeshire coast. “I’m really enjoying trying something new and to take...

Young people under care of Bristol Children’s Hospital Make a Move! during fun day of sporting activities at University of Bath

08 September 2022

Young people under the care of Bristol Children’s Hospital got to try out a wide range of sports including skeleton, rowing, climbing and archery when the first-ever Make a Move! event took place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday. Olympic Champion Amy Williams and Paralympic medallists Dimitri Coutya, Andy Lewis and Stephanie Millward were among the inspirational sports stars who helped the youngsters and their families get active during a fun-packed day....

Young sportspeople invited to apply for 2022-23 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme – register by 15th August

05 August 2022

Young athletes looking to maximise their potential and progress in their sporting journey are being invited to apply for the 2022-23 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme. It is open to sportspeople aged between 10 and 18 who compete at county/regional level or above in their chosen sport or those who show great athletic potential. They can access bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to maximise gains and reduce the...

Team Bath announce major new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society, supporting sport at all levels

30 May 2022

Team Bath, the sports department for the University of Bath, is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society. The link-up between two of the city’s most recognised brands, both within the local community and nationally, will see Bath Building Society support sport and fitness at all levels within Team Bath – student, recreational and high-performance. It will also provide additional backing to the Team Bath Netball Superleague team, the University of...

Former Bath World-Class Start coach Paul Stannard appointed as new Men’s Olympic Head Coach for GB Rowing Team

05 January 2022

Paul Stannard, who set up the hugely-successful World-Class Start development programme at the University of Bath, has been appointed as the GB Rowing Team’s new Men’s Olympic Head Coach. Stannard identified and developed the talents of double Olympic Champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning during his nearly ten years based at the Sports Training Village, as well as Rio 2016 silver-medallist Vicky Thornley, before moving to the GB Rowing Team’s Caversham headquarters to lead the...

Tokyo Olympian among high-performing student-athletes to be awarded University of Bath Sporting Scholarships for 2021-22

07 December 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympian Kate Shortman is among an exciting new intake of University of Bath sporting scholars for the 2021-22 academic year. Shortman, who represented Team GB in the women’s duet event this summer, is joined among the scholars by fellow artistic swimmer Daniella Lloyd. Swimmer Cam Brooker, rower Phoebe Hayden, cricketer Gemma Lane, fencer Louise Sadler, judoka Josh Shipp and sprinter Aleeya Sibbons are the other high-performing student-athletes who have received a cash award...

Quads reach semi-finals during best-ever Henley Royal Regatta for Crew Bath student rowers

15 August 2021

The University of Bath Rowing Club enjoyed its best-ever Henley Royal Regatta with both the men’s and women’s quadruple sculls crews reaching the semi-finals of their events and all the crews featuring in the last eight. Ben Smeeton, Jamie Gare, Angus Pollock and Joe Stobbs made up the men’s quad that beat Oxford University Lightweight Rowing Club by two lengths on Thursday and then overcame a Hinksey Sculling School & Exeter University crew by almost...

2GAB3B1 Tokyo, Japan. 30th July, 2021. Great Britain's Tom Gale celebrates after qualifying in the Men's High Jump at the Athletics competition during the Tokyo Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, July 29, 2021. Photo by Bob Strong/UPI. Credit: UPI/Alamy Live News

Tokyo 2020: Team Bath AC high jumper Tom Gale through to first Olympics final as former Team Bath Tennis ace Marcus Daniell wins historic medal

30 July 2021

Tom Gale will compete in his first Olympic Games final this weekend after the Team Bath AC high jumper impressed in the qualifying rounds during the first morning of athletics at Tokyo 2020. Gale, who has developed his talent at the Team Bath Sports Training Village over the past eight years and is coached by Denis Doyle, produced a season’s best of 2.28m to join 12 other high jumpers who cleared that height in progressing...

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