News Archive, Category: Swimming

Get access to swimming, tennis, athletics and much more by activating your FREE Student Sports Pass

23 September 2022

The student-exclusive Sports Pass is part of the sports experience for all University of Bath students. It allows access to a host of facilities at the Team Bath Sports Training Village including our London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool; tennis, squash and badminton courts; athletics track; astro pitches; and indoor sports hall. Holding a Sports Pass also gives holders access to dedicated student participation times, priority booking opportunities and coaching/guidance from the knowledgable coaches on campus. Activating your sports pass...

University of Bath-based swimmers end busy but rewarding summer with 45 medals after earning 14 more at European Championships

18 August 2022

Swimmers who train at the University of Bath finished a hectic summer of international competition with a phenomenal 45 medals between them after winning another 14 at the 2022 European Championships in Rome. Freya Anderson led the way with two gold, three silver and a bronze while there were further podium places for fellow British Swimming Performance Centre Bath swimmers Tom Dean, Ed Mildred, Jacob Peters, Kieran Bird and Holly Hibbott. University of Bath Swimming...

Birmingham 2022: Magnificent 33-medal haul for University of Bath-associated athletes as Commonwealth Games come to a close

08 August 2022

History-making athletes who train, study or studied at the University of Bath finished the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with a fantastic 33 medals between them– seven gold, 17 silver and nine bronze. They came across three different sports – a first-ever athletics medal for Guernsey from Sports Performance alumnus Alastair Chalmers; two brilliant judo medals for Team Bath’s Rhys Thompson and Sports & Exercise Science alumna Gemma Howell; and an incredible 30-medal haul in the...

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...

Birmingham 2022: Gold caps magnificent seven for record-breaker Tom Dean as Bath swimmers finish Commonwealth Games with 27 medals

03 August 2022

Swimmers from the University of Bath finished the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with an incredible 27 medals between them after securing more gold, silver and bronze on an electric last evening of racing in Sandwell Aquatics Centre. Sporting scholar Tom Dean became Team England’s most decorated swimmer at a single Games as he won his sixth silver in the 200m individual medley before anchoring a quartet also featuring British Swimming Performance Centre Bath team-mates Brodie...

Birmingham 2022: Brodie Williams is Commonwealth champion on another medal-laden day for Bath-associated athletes at Birmingham 2022

02 August 2022

Swimmer Brodie Williams became the first University of Bath-based athlete to win gold at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after another magnificent evening in the Sandwell Aquatic Centre. Williams, coached by David McNulty at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, produced an outstanding performance to take the 200m backstroke title by one-hundredth of a second after a thrilling final. “It means a lot," he said. "I won my first senior medal in the 100m but...

University of Bath swimmer Calum Jarvis confirms retirement after brilliant career featuring Olympic, World and European gold

02 August 2022

Olympic, World and European Champion Calum Jarvis, who studied and trains at the University of Bath, has confirmed his retirement from competitive swimming following the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Jarvis, who studied Sports Performance and has been part of the British Swimming Performance Centre Bath squad for the past 11 years, helped Wales set a new 4x200m freestyle relay national record of 7:10.64 in his final race on Monday. [caption id="attachment_67747" align="alignright" width="292"] Calum Jarvis...

Birmingham 2022: Two more silvers for Tom Dean and another for James Guy as Bath swimmers add to Commonwealth Games medal haul

01 August 2022

Tom Dean won his fourth and fifth silver medals of the Commonwealth Games and was once again joined on the podium by James Guy on another good night for University of Bath-based swimmers at Birmingham 2022. Dean, supported by a Bill Whiteley Sporting Scholarship, produced an excellent swim to finish runner-up to former Olympic Champion Kyle Chalmers of Australia in the 100m freestyle final at the start of the evening. He was back in the...

Birmingham 2022: Bath-based swimmers James Guy and Freya Anderson bag bronze brace at Commonwealth Games

31 July 2022

James Guy won the 12th medal of his Commonwealth Games career and Freya Anderson secured her third podium place in as many days as University of Bath-based swimmers continued their excellent form at Birmingham 2022 on Sunday. British Swimming Performance Centre Bath star Guy produced a brilliant swim from the outside lane to win bronze in the 200m butterfly at Sandwell Aquatics Centre. The last race of the evening saw Anderson, also coached by David...

Birmingham 2022: Six medals for University of Bath swimmers during a super Saturday of Commonwealth Games competition

30 July 2022

Six medals were won by swimmers from the University of Bath – one gold and five silver – on a super Saturday night in the pool on day two of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Ben Proud of the University’s swimming club reclaimed the 50m butterfly title he had won at Glasgow 2014 and sporting scholar Tom Dean took silver in his latest epic 200m freestyle battle with Scotland’s Duncan Scott. Dean grabbed a second...

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