News Archive, Category: Swimming

Buy 15 swim-fit sessions for the price of 10 and enjoy a summer of swimming at the Team Bath Sports Training Village

21 May 2022

Buy 15 swim-fit sessions for the price of 10 and enjoy a summer of swimming at the Team Bath Sports Training Village with our great offer running from June to August 2022!  Our world-class 50m swimming pool, home to Olympic and Paralympic Champions, is open to the public all year round (Bank Holidays excluded). Click here to see this month’s swim-fit timetable. There are even more opportunities to take the plunge during the summer months with increased lane availability and parking readily...

Team England call up seven more University of Bath-based swimmers to represent host country at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

11 May 2022

Seven more University of Bath-based swimmers, including Olympic gold-medallists James Guy (pictured) and Freya Anderson, have been added to the Team England squad for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Holly Hibbott, Ed Mildred, Jacob Peters, Luke Turley and Brodie Williams are also among the 38 swimmers confirmed today as joining the previously-selected Tom Dean and Ben Proud in the home team for this summer’s Games. University of Bath graduate Jay Lelliott will also make his...

Olympic champions among Bath-based swimmers named in British squad for 2022 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest

15 April 2022

Seven University of Bath-based swimmers, including four Olympic gold-medallists, have been named in the British Swimming squad for this summer's FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.  Double Olympic champions Tom Dean and James Guy are joined in the 23-strong team by fellow Tokyo 2020 gold-medallists Freya Anderson and Matt Richards, plus Olympians Jacob Peters and Brodie Williams. All are part of the hugely-successful British Swimming National Centre Bath squad, based at the Team Bath...

Jamie Main joins hugely-successful British Swimming National Centre squad at University of Bath as National Coach for Olympic Swimming

12 April 2022

Jamie Main says it is “a privilege” to be joining the hugely-successful British Swimming squad based at the University of Bath after being appointed as the centre’s new National Coach for Olympic Swimming. Main, a mainstay of elite coaching in the East Midlands for the past two decades, is relocating to the South West to work with Bath National Centre Lead Coach David McNulty and an elite performance squad that produced eight medals at the...

World-best times, big PBs, title milestones and 26 medals among haul for Bath-based swimmers at 2022 British Swimming Champs

10 April 2022

There were five golds, including a 20th national title for James Guy and a world-leading time for Ben Proud, among an impressive haul of 26 medals for University of Bath-based swimmers during the 2022 British Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield. Guy achieved his milestone in a men’s 100m butterfly final that featured four Bath-based swimmers in the top six, the double Olympic champion holding off British Swimming National Centre Bath team-mate Jacob Peters (51.93)...

Picture of University of Bath-based swimmers (from left) Freya Anderson, Jacob Peters, Ben Proud, Kieran Bird, James Guy, Brodie Williams, Matt Richards, Tom Dean and Calum Jarvis in their Team GB kit at the London 2012 Legacy Pool. CREDIT: Clare Green/Matchtight.

World and Commonwealth places up for grabs as a host of Bath-based swimmers compete in British Swimming Championships

04 April 2022

Nearly 50 University of Bath-based swimmers are heading to the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield this week to compete in the British Swimming Championships 2022. Among those in action are nine Tokyo Olympians, five of whom won gold for Team GB last summer, and a host of talented students in both the British Swimming National Centre Bath and University of Bath swimming squads. Six promising youngsters from the Team Bath AS community club...

Olympic champions among University of Bath-based swimmers recording early-season wins at Edinburgh International Swim Meet

15 March 2022

Freya Anderson completed a freestyle hat-trick and there were also wins for Jono Adam, Tom Dean, James Guy, Ben Proud and Brodie Williams as University of Bath-based swimmers impressed at the Edinburgh International Swim Meet 2022. Olympic gold-medallist Anderson, coached by David McNulty at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, was victorious on each of the three days across the women's 100m, 200m and 400m freestyle contests. The highlight of her triple win came in...

University of Bath student-athletes bring home 17 medals across four sports from first BUCS Nationals competition for two years

22 February 2022

University of Bath student-athletes won a host of medals in athletics, badminton, fencing and swimming when they headed to Sheffield over the weekend for the first BUCS Nationals competition to be staged for two years. There was a medal of each colour for the University’s badminton players, coached by Peter Bush, with Molly Chapman and Santander Sporting Scholar Will Jones (both Sports Performance) taking the mixed doubles title. Jones also claimed men’s doubles silver with...

Make Saturday or Sunday your swim day in the Team Bath pool and feel the benefits that the sport has to offer body and mind

19 February 2022

In 2019 Swim England – the body which organises and promotes swimming in England – produced a report aimed at government suggesting that swimming saved the NHS £357 million per year (click here to read). Whether you find the figure credible or not, there were probably more than a few grains of truth in the stats the report contained about swimming as a health and wellbeing activity: Swimmers report feeling on average 6.4 per cent...

British Swimming coach David McNulty, mentor to a host of Olympic medallists, inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

08 February 2022

Legendary swim coach David McNulty, who has guided a host of British stars to Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth success, has today been inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. McNulty has been a hugely-popular presence around the University’s Sports Training Village (STV) for the past 14 years, during which time he has developed the British Swimming National Centre Bath into one of the world’s leading training programmes. Thirteen medals have...

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