News Archive, Category: Triathlon

Olympic gold-medallist Amy Williams calls on public to get behind Team Bath #20For20 summer fitness campaign

27 June 2018

Olympic gold-medallist Amy Williams has thrown her support behind a summer fitness campaign launched by Team Bath encouraging people to burn calories and back a charity. The #20For20 challenge is for people to burn an additional 20,000 calories above their normal routine over a 20-week period. To help reach those goals, Team Bath is running a series of free activities in the £30million Sports Training Village and the surrounding University of Bath campus including guided...

Victory is sweet. Credit: British Triathlon/ David Pearce

Holland enjoys top step for first time in three years

11 June 2018

Vicky Holland, who bases her training at the University of Bath, was in fine form at the weekend, winning her first World Triathlon Series title in three years. The Rio medallist’s tenacity paid off at the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds as she overcame challenges along the way to surge ahead of the field and claim victory. Earlier Britain’s Jess Learmonth had led out of the swim and was the strongest cyclist on the climb...

University of Bath to invest in new 3G training facility to increase all-weather sporting provision

22 May 2018

Students and athletes from multiple sports who train and compete at the University of Bath could be set to enjoy enhanced all-weather training facilities at the Claverton campus from the next academic year onwards. Announcement of a new 3G training strip, which has been a high priority for students in particular for some time, came after a meeting of Council/Senate/Students' Union (CSSU) earlier this week at which the Vice Chancellor confirmed investment, subject to planning,...

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...

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