News Archive, Category: Rowing

The University of Bath was officially presented with UK Sport Elite Training Centre-accredited status during a ceremony at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on 12th April 2024. (From left) Professor Ian White (University of Bath Vice-Chancellor), Sally Munday (UK Sport Chief Executive), Duncan Rolley (UK Sport Elite Training Centre Advisor), Sophie Hamer (Head of Sport Operations), Stephen Baddeley (University of Bath Director of Sport) and Cassie Wilson (University of Bath Pro-Vice-Chancellor). CREDIT: Nic Delves-Broughton

Olympians and Paralympians in attendance as University of Bath is officially recognised as UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre

12 April 2024

The University of Bath’s status as a UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre (ETC) has been officially recognised at a ceremony attended by Olympic and Paralympic Champions, high-performance coaches and staff. Professor Ian White, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath, received the prestigious ETC award from Sally Munday, Chief Executive of UK Sport, during a presentation in the Team Bath Sports Training Village. Joining Team Bath staff at the ceremony were athletes, coaches and administrators from...

A picture of Rengen CEO Iestyn Lewis shaking hands with University of Bath DIrector of Sport Stephen Baddeley following a sponsorship renewal in March 2024

Rengen to continue supporting Team Bath’s sport and fitness activities at all levels after agreeing three-year partnership extension

12 March 2024

Team Bath and Rengen have today announced a three-year extension to their successful partnership supporting sport and fitness activities at the University of Bath. A leading company specialising in student, residential and commercial developments and lettings, Bath-based Rengen – whose CEO is University of Bath alumnus Iestyn Lewis – has been an official partner of Team Bath since 2019. During that time Rengen has supported Team Bath’s activities at all levels, from recreational and youth...

A graphic promoting the Discover Your Paralympic Potential event taking place at the University of Bath on Saturday 6th April 2024 for people with a physical impairment.

Discover Your Paralympic Potential and find your sport during ParalympicsGB event at the University of Bath

19 February 2024

Aspiring Paralympians will have chance to try out a range of sports during a ‘Discover Your Paralympic Potential’ day taking place at the University of Bath this April. Hosted by ParalympicsGB, the event on Saturday 6th April is open to anyone aged 10 and over with a physical impairment who dreams of competing at a Paralympic Games and unlocking the opportunities that sport provides. The Paralympic Potential programme offers people the chance to find out...

A picture of the 2023-24 University of Bath sporting scholars - (from left) Alanna Pullen, Luke Ball, Ella Fullman, Jenny Hesketh, (inset) Jack Skerry and Robbie Hemmings

England internationals, European medallists and aspiring Olympians among new University of Bath sporting scholars for 2023-24

04 December 2023

An England Rugby captain, rising netball star and aspiring Olympians in athletics, rowing and swimming are among the high-performing University of Bath student-athletes to be awarded sporting scholarships for the 2023-24 academic year. British Swimming Performance Centre duo Robbie Hemmings and Jack Skerry, England U21 netballer Alanna Pullen, national high jump champion Luke Ball and European U19 rowing medallist Ella Fullman are all in their first year of combining sport and study at the University,...

University of Bath awarded UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre status for helping Olympic and Paralympic athletes achieve potential

13 November 2023

The University of Bath has today been recognised by UK Sport for its contribution to the preparation of elite Olympic and Paralympic athletes. It is one of the first of just eight institutions nationwide to be awarded the status of “UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre”, a title that celebrates its role in helping Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes achieve their full performance potential. Dr Kate Baker, Director of Performance at UK Sport, said: “Our Elite...

We’re part of the team, are you? University of Bath ready to support UKAD’s Clean Sport Week 2023

17 May 2023

The University of Bath is proud to reaffirm its commitment to clean sport by backing UK Anti-Doping’s (UKAD’s) 2023 Clean Sport Week campaign, taking place from 22nd to 26th May. Clean Sport Week is UKAD’s national awareness week championing clean sport, education and anti-doping initiatives with sports across the UK, and this year’s theme is “Teamwork in Clean Sport”. Athletes are central to the team, responsible for making sure they compete clean – it's their...

Don’t miss this chance to trial for successful British Rowing Start programme at Bath as latest intake help secure best BUCS Regatta results

13 May 2023

The successful British Rowing Start talent development programme based at the University of Bath is holding trials for aspiring Olympians this month. Taking place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st May, they are open to women aged 14-22 who are 178cm or taller and men aged 14-20 who are 188cm or taller. Trialists need no previous rowing experience, just the right physique and attitude to give rowing a...

High-performing student-athletes in artistic swimming, cycling, rowing and netball join ranks of University of Bath Sporting Scholars

14 February 2023

Aspiring Olympians in artistic swimming and rowing, a rising road-race cycling star and two Team Bath Netball Super League players have been awarded sporting scholarships by the University of Bath for the 2022-23 academic year. George Gray, Sophie Kelly, Jayda Pechova, Angus Pollock and Laura Turberville – who all combine their burgeoning sporting careers with studying at The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 University of the Year – have received a...

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...

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...

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