News Archive, Tag: BUCS

World University Rowing Championships call-up for Sam Courty

31 August 2016

University of Bath graduate Sam Courty will continue her rowing education in Poznan, Poland this weekend when she represents Britain at the FISU World University Rowing Championships. Courty, a double World U23 medallist with the GB Rowing Team, will race alongside Anastasia Chitty in the women’s pair. The biennial Championships have provided valuable experience to a number of rowing internationals, with Rio 2016 Olympic men’s four champion George Nash and women’s eight silver-medallist Karen Bennett...

Rower Tom Mapp won bronze at the 2016 BUCS Regatta

Debutants among the medals as rowers enjoy promising BUCS Regatta

04 May 2016

University of Bath Boat Club rowers won three medals and narrowly missed out on three more when they competed in the 2016 BUCS Regatta at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. Laura Macro won gold in the lightweight women’s intermediate single scull, while fellow regatta debutant Henry Young was first home in the beginner men’s single. Mechanical Engineering student Tom Mapp (pictured) won bronze in the intermediate men’s single and finished fourth in the...

Jacob Paul (centre) won 400m hurdles bronze and Jack Houghton won silver for the University of Bath at the 2016 BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships

Six of the best for University of Bath athletes at BUCS Outdoor Championships

03 May 2016

Students at the University of Bath won ten medals – six of them gold – during a fantastic weekend at the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Outdoor Athletics Championships. There was double delight in the 400m as Cameron Chalmers and Olivia Caesar won the men’s and women’s titles respectively. Chalmers also helped the University to victory in the men’s 4x400m relay alongside Jacob Paul and Jack Houghton, who were both on the podium in...

University of Bath sporting scholar Eilidh Prise won the ladies' BUCS modern pentathlon individual title in March 2016

All-round ability secures BUCS modern pentathlon gold for scholar Eilidh Prise

15 March 2016

A series of strong performances from talented all-rounder Eilidh Prise saw the University of Bath sporting scholar win gold at the Ladies’ BUCS Modern Pentathlon Championships. The Mathematics student, supported by a Bill Whiteley Scholarship, was the top performer in the fencing, swimming and combined run/shoot as she finished with 5,224 points in total – nearly 1,000 more than her nearest opponent. Prise – who made her senior UIPM World Cup debut with Pentathlon GB...

Emma Hurst won the BUCS women's singles tennis title in March 2016

Sporting scholar Emma Hurst wins BUCS tennis gold as men’s team reach national final

08 March 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Emma Hurst lived up to her billing as number one seed when she won the women’s singles title at the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Individual Tennis Championships. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, was in impressive form over the weekend as she beat Tatiana Zheleznyak 6-3 6-3 and Jessica Ren 6-2 6-0 to reach the semi-finals. She then overcame number three seed...

The University of Bath athletics team won seven medals, including three gold, at the 2016 BUCS Nationals

Ten gold medals and a new record as University of Bath student-athletes excel at BUCS Nationals

23 February 2016

University of Bath students won a multitude of medals during a fantastic weekend of competition at the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Nationals in Sheffield – the UK’s biggest multi-sport event. There were individual golds for Beth Close, Josh Olawore and Cameron Chalmers (athletics); Alex Lane (badminton); Chloe Robyns-Landricombe, Prisca Awiti-Alcarez and Jemima Duxberry (judo); Anna Hopkin and Matthew Johnson (swimming); and Vicky Shenton (trampolining). Holly Clemens, SU Sport Officer, said: “It makes me...

An emotional Alex Lane celebrates after reaching the English National Badminton Championships men's singles final, February 2016

University of Bath student-athletes looking to show Sheffield steel at 2016 BUCS Nationals

18 February 2016

This weekend will see around 100 student athletes from the University of Bath head north to Sheffield to compete in the 2015-16 BUCS Nationals, writes Jamie Betts. Now in its fourth year, the three-day competition will see more than 6,000 students from universities and colleges across Britain compete for honours in ten different sports. This year’s sports are athletics, badminton, boxing, climbing, fencing, judo, karate, rifle shooting, swimming and trampolining, with the University of Bath...

Jenny Nesbitt won bronze at the BUCS Cross-Country Championships in February 2016

Wind and rain can’t stop Jenny Nesbitt booking place at World University Cross-Country Champs in Italy

08 February 2016

Sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt booked her place at the World University Cross-Country Championships with a top-three finish at a muddy British Universities & Colleges Sports [BUCS] Championships in Gloucester. The Sports & Social Sciences student, who is supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, was making her first BUCS appearance for the University of Bath and wore blue and gold face paint to mark the occasion. And she produced a battling performance at a very wet...

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University of Bath proud to host BUCS Big Wednesday 2017 – a celebration of student sport

10 December 2015

The University of Bath will play host to hundreds of the best student-athletes from across the country after being announced as the venue for BUCS Big Wednesday 2017. The prestigious event will be staged during the University’s 50th-anniversary year and feature more than 40 finals across 15 sports – all taking place at the £30million Sports Training Village and Founders Sports Hall in one action-packed day. BUCS Big Wednesday marks the culmination of the British Universities...

Skimming proud of his BUCS swimming charges

Anna Hopkin takes freestyle gold as University swimmers win seven medals at BUCS Short-Course Champs

18 November 2015

The University of Bath swimming team won seven medals, including one of each colour for Anna Hopkin, as they finished fourth overall at the BUCS Short-Course Championships in Sheffield. With aspiring Rio 2016 Olympians and Paralympians among the students racing at Ponds Forge over the weekend, the standard of competition was exceptionally high as reflected by the number of new records set – including World and British records. Hopkin was the only swimmer to go under...

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