News Archive, Category: Triathlon

Commonwealth Games medal parade featuring (from left) Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, presenter Kate Grey, Chloe Tutton, Anna Hopkin, Eilidh Doyle, Vicky Holland, Cameron Kurle, James Guy and presenter Samantha Murray

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medallists celebrated at parade ahead of Team Bath Netball match

07 May 2018

The sparkling achievements of University of Bath-based medallists from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games were celebrated on Bank Holiday Monday when they were paraded in front of an appreciative four-figure crowd at Team Bath Netball's Vitality Superleague match against Severn Stars. Athlete Eilidh Doyle and triathlete Vicky Holland, who both won silver in Australia, were joined on court by British Swimming National Centre stars Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, James Guy, Cameron Kurle and Chloe Tutton plus...

Cyclists taking part in the first Team Bath Sportive cycling event in April 2018

PICTURES: Sun shines on first Team Bath Sportive as cyclists enjoy ride to Glastonbury and back

23 April 2018

More than 100 cyclists enjoyed a sunny Sunday cycle through Somerset as they took part in a successful first-ever Team Bath Sportive. Entrants from as far afield as London, Cardiff and Devon joined local club and recreational bikers for the organised 102km ride from the University of Bath Sports Training Village to Glastonbury and back again. Around 30 more cyclists took on a shorter 50km route, with all who took part in the non-competitive event...

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,...

Gold Coast 2018: University-based swimmers claim medal hat-trick on opening day of Commonwealth Games

05 April 2018

University of Bath-based swimmers James Guy, Anna Hopkin and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor all bagged bronze medals on the first day of competition at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. British Swimming National Centre Bath swimmer Guy, coached by Jol Finck at the Sports Training Village, went out hard in his 400m freestyle final before digging deep in the closing stages to finish third behind Australians Mack Horton and Jack McLoughlin. Fellow National Centre Bath swimmer O’Connor...

Vicky Holland at the University of Bath

University-based triathlete Vicky Holland hoping to put injury troubles firmly behind her at 2018 Commonwealth Games

02 April 2018

Triathlete Vicky Holland says the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games were “a career-defining moment” for her – and she is hoping the Gold Coast 2018 edition will provide a similar milestone after a year plagued by injury problems. The Rio 2016 Olympic bronze-medallist will be the first of the 30 University of Bath-based sportspeople at the Games to compete in a final when she lines up in the women’s individual competition on Thursday (12.31am BST). It...

University of Bath celebrates Gold Coast 2018 and PyeongChang 2018 links by hosting UK’s first Commonwealth Big Lunch

13 March 2018

Some of the country’s top sportspeople joined dignitaries, students and local schoolchildren at the University of Bath today to celebrate its links to both the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Commonwealth Big Lunch, organised and hosted in conjunction with UK Sport, saw 130 guests enjoy food from around the Commonwealth in the first of a nationwide series of events building up to the Commonwealth Heads of Governnment...

Triathlon multi-medallist Vicky Holland selected for second Commonwealth Games with Team England

29 November 2017

Olympic triathlon medallist Vicky Holland has become the latest University of Bath-based athlete to be selected for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It will be a second Commonwealth Games for Holland, who moved her training base to the Sports Training Village after winning bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. She won the first major individual medal of her career at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, a bronze in the women’s race, and followed...

University of Bath named as Sports University of the Year in Good University Guide 2018

22 September 2017

The University of Bath has been named as the UK’s top sports university in the influential The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The award is based on the quality of its world-class sporting facilities, the performance of its student sports teams and the ranking of its sports-related subjects, with Sports Science also topping the Guide’s ranking table for the subject. Vice-Chancellor & President of the University of Bath, Professor Dame Glynis...

Donate old sports kit and equipment to Zambia 5050 appeal this week

29 May 2017

Athletes and teams are being asked to donate their old sports kit and equipment to the Zambia 5050 appeal at the University of Bath this week. Donations of balls, bibs, T-shirts, shorts, trainers, boots and larger equipment like netball posts and five-a-side goals are being accepted at the Team Bath Training & Development Office, outside the Founders Hall, from 11am to 2pm on Wednesday (May 31). It is in support of the inspirational Volunteer Zambia project, which...

University of Bath Festival 2017

What a day! Thousands enjoy family fun at first-ever University of Bath Festival

06 May 2017

More than 8,000 people enjoyed an action-packed day of family fun when the University of Bath celebrated its 50th anniversary by staging its first-ever community Festival. There were activities across the Claverton Down campus, including the Active Zone at the £30million Sports Training Village where visitors got to try out 15 different sports and take on a Mini Olympics challenge. Team Bath Netball Superleague stars Shantal Slater and Vangelee Williams staged a shooting challenge and...

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