News Archive, Category: Rowing

The University of Bath lightweight men's quad are representing Great Britain at the 2018 European Universities Games in rowing

Crew Bath hold off Bristol challenge to win rowing bronze for GB at European Universities Games

18 July 2018

The University of Bath Rowing Club’s lightweight men’s quadruple scull won bronze in a thrilling final on Wednesday as they represented Great Britain at the 2018 European Universities Games in Coimbra, Portugal. James Martin, Max Valentine, John Laurenson and Tom Bowles managed to hold off a challenge from the University of Bristol to take third place in 6:45.53, two-tenths of a second ahead of their fellow Brits from the South West. The Karlsruhe Institute of...

The University of Bath lightweight men's quad are representing Great Britain at the 2018 European Universities Games in rowing

Crew Bath lightweight men’s quad representing Great Britain at 2018 European Universities Games

14 July 2018

The University of Bath lightweight men’s quadruple scull rowing crew have been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2018 European Universities Games in Coimbra, Portugal this week. Tom Bowles, John Laurenson, James Martin and Max Valentine will line up in the heats at 1pm BST on Tuesday, racing for lanes ahead of the final on Wednesday. The Crew Bath quartet earned their place in the 106-strong British Universities squad after impressing at the BUCS...

Double Olympic rowing champion Heather Stanning awarded honorary degree by University of Bath

10 July 2018

Double Olympic Champion Major Heather Stanning OBE today returned to the city where her remarkable sporting journey began to be awarded an honorary degree (Doctor of Laws) by the University of Bath. At the ceremony, which took place as part of the University’s summer graduation celebrations at Bath’s Theatre Royal, Major Stanning’s many achievements both as a decorated athlete and from a career in the British Army were recognised. A graduate from the University in...

Olympic gold-medallist Amy Williams calls on public to get behind Team Bath #20For20 summer fitness campaign

27 June 2018

Olympic gold-medallist Amy Williams has thrown her support behind a summer fitness campaign launched by Team Bath encouraging people to burn calories and back a charity. The #20For20 challenge is for people to burn an additional 20,000 calories above their normal routine over a 20-week period. To help reach those goals, Team Bath is running a series of free activities in the £30million Sports Training Village and the surrounding University of Bath campus including guided...

Dame Katherine Grainger (left) and Michael Jamieson (right) were among the panel at an Athletes Future Roadshow that took place at the University of Bath in June 2018

Athlete Futures Roadshow provides University-based sportspeople with careers advice for life after sport

07 June 2018

Olympic, World and Commonwealth champions based at the University of Bath were among a host of athletes who received careers advice for life after sport. The University hosted the third of four Athlete Futures Roadshow events in 2018, organised and run by the Athlete Futures Network, a partnership between UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport (EIS) that is supported by the British Olympic Association and the British Paralympic Association. The Network provides services...

Second Invictus Games selection is “an honour and privilege” for Team Bath athlete and rower Kelly Ganfield

16 May 2018

Army veteran Kelly Ganfield, who trains at the University of Bath, says it is “an honour and privilege’ to be selected to represent the UK at her second Invictus Games. Ganfield, who works with Team Bath strength and conditioning coach George Studd and sprint guide runner Mikail Huggins (pictured) at the Sports Training Village, is in a 72-strong team of wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans heading to the 2018 Games in Sydney,...

The University of Bath athletics squad that won 11 medals at the 2018 BUCS Outdoor Championships in Bedford

Brilliant Bank Holiday Weekend for University of Bath athletes and rowers at national BUCS competitions

08 May 2018

University of Bath students won a fantastic 14 medals during a brilliant Bank Holiday Weekend at the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships in Bedford and the BUCS Rowing Regatta in Nottingham. Sports Performance student Cameron Chalmers, supported by a Thompson Education Trust scholarship, won the fifth individual gold medal of his BUCS athletics career as he led a Blue and Gold one-two in the 400m. Chalmers, coached by James Hillier and fresh from representing Guernsey at...

Sports Personality of the Year Anna Hopkin receiving her award from Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell at the 2018 Blues Awards

Anna Hopkin win Sports Personality prize as 2018 Blues Awards celebrate both student sport and Winter Olympics

27 April 2018

Swimmer Anna Hopkin has capped an excellent few months of competition by being voted by her fellow students as the University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year at the 2018 Blues Awards – the annual celebration of student sport. The Sports & Exercise Science student and MJ Church Ambassador, also supported by a Thompson Education Trust Scholarship, received the accolade after representing her country at both the 2017 World University Games in Taipei and...

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Have your say on the Team Bath experience in our 2018 Express Customer Survey

17 April 2018

How satisfied are you with the Team Bath experience? Now is the chance to have your say. The Team Bath Customer Care Team is staging its annual Express Customer Survey to see what all those who use the Sports Training Village – students, athletes, public and staff – think of the service and facilities. The question is straightforward – How likely would you be to recommend your centre on a scale of 0 to 10,...

Ed Nightingale Futures canoeing

Another chance to try out for Futures Athlete Development Programme as current stars shine on international stage

15 March 2018

Talented young sportspeople have another opportunity to try out for the Team Bath Futures Athlete Development Programme at a free screening day taking place next month. It is taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from 8.45am to around 2pm on Saturday, April 7, and will test the physical fitness, speed and power of current and aspiring members of the talent development scheme. Athletes currently on the programme – which provides access to...

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