News Archive, Tag: badminton

Looking to combine study and sport? Applications being taken for 2015/16 Dual Career programme

20 May 2015

Combining study and high-performance sport can be a challenge – and one that becomes even tougher if you are an unfunded athlete. But the University of Bath Dual Career programme is helping to take the stress out of pursuing both sporting and academic excellence. And it is clearly having a positive impact, with current student athletes enjoying national and international success across a host of sports during 2014/15 including badminton, skiing, sailing, tennis and fencing....

Angus Pedersen nets GB badminton call-up for World University Games in Gwangju

01 May 2015

Badminton player Angus Pedersen has capped a memorable first year at the University of Bath by being named in the Great Britain squad for the World University Games in South Korea. The Chemical Engineering student – who has won a host of medals since joining Pete Bush’s training group in September – is looking forward to representing his country at the Games, taking place in Gwangju from July 3-14. “It was really surprising to get...

University of Bath Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell presents Chris Hotchen with the 2015 Sports Personality of the Year award. PICTURE: Mervyn Clingan / Taking Pictures

Chris Hotchen named Sports Personality of the Year at annual Blues Awards

24 April 2015

Chris Hotchen was named as the University of Bath’s Sports Personality of the Year during a great night for badminton at the annual Blues Awards ceremony. The Chemistry PhD student topped a poll of members of the Students’ Union Sport from a shortlist which also featured rugby player Freddie Clarke, rower Sam Courty and swimmer Jay Lelliott. He was presented with his award by the University of Bath Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, pictured. Red...

Spuddy app - badminton

Looking for a sports buddy? New Spuddy app is launched at University of Bath

14 April 2015

Are you a keen tennis ace but don’t have anyone to play against? Or are you looking for someone to go running or cycling with? Then search no longer as a new app which allows people to find ‘sports buddies’ in the local area is being officially launched at the University of Bath this week. Spuddy gives registered users the chance to find people of similar experience and ability across a range of sports, then...

Mariana and Alex to play for Jersey at Glasgow 2014

16 May 2014

University of Bath graduates Mariana Agathangelou and Alex Hutchings will play badminton for Jersey at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Agathangelou is a Coach Education and Sports Development graduate who played for England at the Delhi Games in 2010 where she was a member of the England team that won team bronze. She also partnered fellow University of Bath graduate Heather Olver in the women’s doubles, reaching the quarter-finals. Agathanelou has now returned to play...

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