There was plenty of University of Bath interest – and success – when the 2017 World University Games took place in Taipei from August 19-30.
Seven athletes with links to the University, three coaches and a physiotherapist were part of the British team for the second-largest multi-sport competition in the world after the Olympic Games.
The World University Games, staged every two years, comprises the best graduate or undergraduate athletes between 17 and 28 years old who represent their country on the international stage.
Jay Lelliott – Sport Performance graduate, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship and a MJ Church ambassador. SILVER in 400m freestyle (report), 5th in 800m freestyle (report), 5th in 1,500m freestyle (report).
Luke Johnson – Team Bath MCTA player who moved his training base to the University of Bath after graduating from Clemson University in the United States. SILVER in men’s doubles (report). 5th in mixed doubles.
Barry Scollo – Director of Tennis.
Mark Skimming – Head of Swimming.
Corinne Yorston – Strength & Conditioning Coach, Physical Performance Coach for women’s football.
Jack Dawkins – physiotherapist.