News Archive, Tag: british championships

MJ Church Ambassador and Olympian Joe Choong in action

Jogging meets Star Wars as Bath hosts first-ever Laser Run

23 May 2017

Laser Run is the thrilling finale to every Modern Pentathlon competition, especially at the Olympic Games, and Team Bath is delighted to be hosting the first in a brand new national series of this event where jogging meets Star Wars for people of all ages from nine upwards. The event, called the Laser City Tour Series, takes place on Sunday 4th June at the Sports Training Village, during the overall British Modern Pentathlon Championships before...

Tom Edwards (left) and Chris Hay (right) won epee silver and bronze respectively at the 2016 British Fencing Championships

Silver and bronze for University of Bath fencers at British Championships

22 April 2016

University of Bath-based fencers Tom Edwards and Chris Hay both finished on the podium at the British Fencing Championships in London Docklands. Only a narrow 15-14 defeat for Biology graduate Hay to Calum Johnston in the semi-finals prevented an all-Bath epee final. Edinburgh’s Johnston went on to edge out defending champion Edwards 13-12 to take gold, with Hay sharing the bronze medal with Aberdeen City’s Neill Tannock. Sports & Exercise Science Masters student Edwards was...

Natural Sciences student Alice MacAulay, Santander Sporting Scholar, skier

Injury cannot stop skiing scholar Alice MacAulay taking gold and silver at British Champs

30 March 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Alice MacAulay won gold and silver medals at the 2016 Delancey British National Alpine Ski Championships, which were staged in Tignes, France. The Natural Sciences student, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, saved her best performance of a mixed week until last as she won the National Junior Championship Giant Slalom title in 2:19.44. “It feels great to be champion and it’s always nice to finish off the week with...

Sport - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day Four - Kristian Callaghan

Engineering student Kristian Callaghan targets international success after winning British Airgun title

26 February 2016

Sharp-shooting University of Bath sporting scholar Kristian Callaghan will go into a busy period of international action with confidence high after winning his first British Airgun Championships senior title. The Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering (IMEE) Masters student, a three-time junior champion at the event, compiled a score of 191.9 to secure victory in the 10m discipline. He is now equal first in the Great Britain 10m Air Pistol rankings, as well as outright number one...

Jack Houghton

Two golds and a silver as hurdlers impress at British Athletics Championships

06 July 2015

Jack Houghton, pictured, claimed a confidence-boosting 400m hurdles silver medal when University of Bath-based athletes competed at the British Championships in Birmingham over the weekend. The Biology student, coached by Colin Bovell at the Sports Training Village, finished runner-up to defending champion Niall Flannery in 50.60 but was ahead of former World Champion Dai Greene. “It was a really strong performance by Jack,” said Bovell. “He just missed out qualifying for the European U23 Championships...

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor (Photo: Sam Farr)

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor leads gold rush for Bath swimmers at British Championships

17 April 2015

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, Jazz Carlin and Lizzie Simmonds completed a hat-trick of gold medals for University of Bath-based swimmers at the British Championships on Thursday. They were the second titles of the week for National Performance Centre Bath duo O’Connor and Carlin, while University of Bath student Jay Lelliott was also back on the podium. O’Connor was the class act in the 200m individual medley, finishing three seconds clear of the field in a World Championship...

Calum Jarvis

University of Bath move paying dividends for British Swimming champion Jazz Carlin

16 April 2015

Jazz Carlin praised her new training programme at the University of Bath after storming to 400m freestyle gold at the British Swimming Championships on Wednesday. The Commonwealth silver-medalist, who joined the National Training Centre during the autumn, was one of three Bath swimmers to stand on the podium on day two of the championships at the London Aquatics Centre. Calum Jarvis, pictured, won a surprise gold in the 100m freestyle and University of Bath student...

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