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Jazz Carlin

15 February 2016

Sport: Swimming Date and place of birth: 17 September 1990, Swindon Biography: Welsh swimmer Jazz made her major breakthrough in 2009 when she marked her international debut with immediate success, helping the British 4x200m Freestyle Relay quartet to bronze in Rome. She has gone on to make a number of appearances at major events whilst basing her training at the University of Bath. Jazz's bid for a place at Rio began to take shape in late 2015 when she...

Pentathlon GB train in new London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool. PICTURE: Clare Green

Official Pool Opening Crowns Two Decades of Swimming Success

10 June 2015

The University of Bath has provided a springboard to Olympic, Paralympic, World, Commonwealth and European success for a host of swimmers since being established as a high-performance training centre in the 1990s. From Paul Palmer’s breakthrough silver medal at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games to British Swimming’s formation of a National Centre at the Sports Training Village, the University of Bath has become synonymous with excellence in the pool. Following the official opening of the...

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor

20 March 2011

Sport: Swimming Date and Place of Birth: November 1995, Bath, UK Coached by: Dave McNulty/Graeme Antwhistle Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2009 Biography: Siobhan, who trains at the Bath National Centre for Swimming at the University of Bath, hit the ground running on the international swimming scene when she represented Great Britain at the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games aged just 16. She followed that feat with an outstanding performance as an 18-year old at...

Chris Walker-Hebborn

02 March 2011

Sport: Swimming Date and Place of Birth: 1990, Bury St Edmunds, UK Coached by: Dave McNulty and Graeme Antwhistle Arrived at Bath: February 2009 University of Bath course of study: Personal Training/Fitness Instructor Biography: Chris, who trains at British Swimming's National Training Centre at the University of Bath, appeared at the London 2012 Olympics, an achievement he followed up impressively when he struck double gold at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games (100m backstroke gold and helped the England...

Andrew Willis

22 February 2011

Sport: Swimming Date and Place of Birth: 3 December 1990, Frimley, UK Coached by: Dave McNulty/Graeme Antwhistle Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2009 University of Bath course of study: Chemical Engineering (graduated) Biography: Andrew holds a Chemical Engineering degree at the University of Bath where he trains at the British Swimming's National Centre for Swimming. He made his Olympic debut at London 2012, reaching the 200m breastsroke final in which he finished eighth. Earlier he had equalled...

James Guy

10 February 2011

Sport: Swimming Date and Place of Birth: 26 November 1995 - Bury, England Coached by: Dave McNulty and Jol Finck Arrived at Bath: January 2017 Biography: James, who made the University of Bath's National Centre for Swimming his training base in January 2017, made his Olympic Games debut at Rio 2016 where he claimed two medals with silver in both the Men's 4x200m Freestyle and 4x100m Medley relays, both in British record time. Earlier in 2016 he secured the Men's 4x100...

Jay Lelliott

20 January 2011

Event: 200m butterfly, 100m backstroke, 200m backstroke, 400m freestyle & 1500m freestyle Date and Place of Birth: 1 February 1995 Coached by: Mark Skimming Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2013 Course of Study: Sports Performance Occupation: Student Biography: Jay, an ambassador for M. J. Church, is a promising young swimmer and is studying Sports Performance at the University of Bath. He is supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship. He qualified to swim for England...

Matthew Johnson

10 January 2011

Sport/Event > Swimming, 200m butterfly, 400m freestyle, 200m individual medley & 400m individual medley Date and Place of Birth > 1995, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire Coached by > Dave McNulty / Graeme Antwhistle Date Arrived at Team Bath > Clubs > Occupation > Student/athlete Course of Study > Sports Performance Biography > Matthew combines training at the British Swimming National Centre for Swimming with studying Sports Performance at the University of Bath. In 2011 he landed...

Calum Jarvis

10 January 2011

Sport: Swimming Date and Place of Birth: 12 May 1992, Ystrad Rhondda Coached by: Dave McNulty & Graeme Antwhistle Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2009 Biography: Calum won his first major medal on the international stage when he took 200m freestyle bronze for Wales at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, having earlier set a Welsh record and personal best in the heats. Calum won his first British title in the 200m backstroke in 2012, but narrowly missed...

Alex Kaye

09 January 2011

Sport/Event > Swimming/ 200m & 400m individual medley Date and Place of Birth > Coached by > Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2014 Course of Study > Civil and Architectural Engineering Club > Occupation > Student Biography > Trained with Hillingdon Swimming Club before coming to Bath to study for a degree in Civil and Architectural Engineering.  Has also represented Middlesex County at national and international competitions and attended England Talent Level 2...

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