Enjoy an alumni reunion in London and cheer on boys in Blue & Gold as Team Bath face Durham at Rosslyn Park

University of Bath alumni are invited to enjoy a London reunion and cheer on the Blue & Gold when Team Bath take on Durham RFC in BUCS Super Rugby at Rosslyn Park in October. It is the second year running that Bath will provide the opposition for Durham's annual Big Match under the Friday night lights in Wandsworth. Last season's entertaining encounter saw Team Bath edged out 30-24, although they went on to avenge that...

09 September 2019

Laura Macro won lightweight women's single scull gold at the 2019 EUSA Rowing Championships in Sweden

Another gold for Laura Macro as GB Rowing Team Start Bath student rowers impress on European stage

University of Bath sporting scholar Laura Macro continued her excellent 2019 form onto the international stage as she won gold at the EUSA (European University Sports Association) Rowing Championships in Sweden. The Sport & Exercise Science student, who is supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, won an exciting lightweight women’s single scull final by four-tenths of a second as she beat Poland’s Klaudia Pankratiew to the title. Macro, who has also won gold at both...

08 September 2019

Team medals add to individual podium places for Joe Choong and Kate French as Pentathlon GB excel at World Championships

University of Bath alumni Joe Choong and Kate French won individual medals and there were team podium places for both the men and women as Pentathlon GB capped an outstanding year with more success at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon World Championships. Mathematics graduate Choong demonstrated the form that has earned him the UIPM Male Modern Pentathlete of the Year honour as he won silver in the men’s final in Hungary, producing his trademark sprint finish...

07 September 2019

“I’m expecting noise!” Stephanie Millward excited to return to London for 2019 World Para-Swimming Championships

Team Bath AS swimmer Stephanie Millward says she is looking forward to experiencing the noise of a home crowd once again when she represents Great Britain at the London 2019 World Para-Swimming Championships next week. Millward won five medals, four of them silver, when she last competed on the international stage at the London Aquatics Centre during the 2012 Paralympic Games. She went on to bag two golds at Rio 2016 and is also a...

06 September 2019

Come and back the Blue & Gold in 2020 – Team Bath Netball Superleague season tickets on sale now!

Team Bath Netball season tickets for the 2020 Vitality Superleague are now on general sale! There will be nine home matches to enjoy this season, one more than in 2019, and the price per fixture has remained the same. The 2020 season will also see us celebrating the Superleague’s 15th anniversary and as part of the fun, as Team Bath is a founder club, season-ticket holders will be invited to an exclusive reception. Also included in...

05 September 2019

Natalie Dunman confirmed as Performance Director for British Skeleton through to Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games

The British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA), based at the University of Bath, has appointed Natalie Dunman as Performance Director for Skeleton on a permanent basis. Dunman will lead the British Skeleton team for the duration of the current Olympic cycle as the team look to build upon their historic hat-trick of medals from PyeongChang in Beijing in 2022. Formerly Lead Talent Scientist at the English Institute of Sport, Dunman initially joined the BBSA on...

04 September 2019

‘One-club woman’ Mia Ritchie proud to sign up for 11th Superleague season with Team Bath Netball

Mid-court dynamo Mia Ritchie says she is proud to remain a ‘one-club woman’ after becoming the third player to recommit to Team Bath Netball for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season. It is an 11th successive season in Blue & Gold for Ritchie, who first wore the famous colours while combining netball and study at the University of Bath. She has been vastly influential on and off the court since then and is determined to get...

03 September 2019

(From left) Chris Arbuthnott, Jesse Reynolds and Sophie Pascoe were among the New Zealand para-swimming squad who trained at the University of Bath in September 2019

New Zealand squad enjoying preparation camp at University of Bath ahead of 2019 World Para-Swimming Champs in London

Nine-time Paralympic gold-medallist Sophie Pascoe is among a world-class New Zealand squad training at the University of Bath ahead of the 2019 World Para-Swimming Championships in London. Rio 2016 Paralympians Tupou Neiufi, Hamish McLean and Jesse Reynolds are also joined by Chris Arbuthnott and Celyn Edwards in a six-strong squad who are finalising their preparations at the University’s £35million Sports Training Village until September 6. As well as training in the 50m London 2012 Legacy...

02 September 2019

Bath Start graduates help GB Rowing Team secure Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying places at World Rowing Championships

Three rowers who began their careers on the GB Rowing Team Start talent development programme at the University of Bath have helped qualify boats for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Rio 2016 silver-medallist Vicky Thornley became the first GB women’s single sculler to gain Olympic qualification for 20 years as she finished fourth at the World Rowing Championships in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria. [caption id="attachment_62212" align="alignright" width="292"] Sam Courty (right) and Annie Withers; and, top, Sara Parfett...

01 September 2019

Team Bath Synchronised Swimming Summer Camp 2019

Team Bath Synchro Club Summer Camp is a splash hit with artistic swimmers from across Europe

Sixty artistic swimmers from across Europe are staying and training at the University of Bath this week for the third annual Team Bath Synchro Club Summer Camp. Young people from France and Spain are among those enjoying five days of expert coaching from international synchronised swimmers, including members of the British team, at the University’s Sports Training Village. As well as practicing routines and techniques in the Olympic-sized London 2012 Legacy Pool, attendees are benefitting...

30 August 2019

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