News Archive, Tag: Calum Jarvis

State-of-the-art pool helps STV-based swimmers shape up for Rio 2016 Olympic Trials

11 April 2016

A host of University of Bath-based swimmers will be looking to secure their place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this week when the 2016 British Swimming Championships take place in Glasgow. The six-day competition, which begins on Tuesday at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre, will also determine the British Swimming team for next month’s European Championships in London. A large contingent from the British Swimming National Centre Bath will be battling for Rio places,...

Lizzie Simmonds (photo: Sam Farr)

British record and eight gold medals for University of Bath-based swimmers at ASA National Winter Meet

21 December 2015

Lizzie Simmonds set a new British record and there were 17 medals in total, eight of them gold, as University of Bath-based swimmers enjoyed a successful trip to Sheffield for the ASA National Winter Meet. Double Olympian Simmonds (pictured), who is coached by Dave McNulty and Graeme Antwhistle at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, set a new 100m backstroke standard of 56.35 on the opening night of the competition. Simmonds, supported by the University’s...

(From left) Fran Halsall, Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Peaty and Siobhan-Marie O'Connor won the mixed 100m medley relay at the 2015 World Swimming Championships

Nine Bath swimmers named in British Swimming’s performance squads ahead of Olympics

14 October 2015

Three World Champions and two University of Bath students are among nine swimmers based at the Sports Training Village to be named in British Swimming’s 2016 performance squads. Sixty-six athletes across Podium (21) and Podium Potential (45) have been selected to the World Class Performance Programme for the 2015/16 season following an extensive selection procedure. Five members of British Swimming’s National Centre Bath training programme will receive Podium level support after being identified as having...

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Relay gold for Bath graduate Calum Jarvis at World Swimming Championships

07 August 2015

University of Bath graduate Calum Jarvis struck gold at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia on Friday as part of an outstanding British 4x200m freestyle relay quartet. The Sports Performance graduate, swimming in leg three, started in third place after good work by Dan Wallace and Robbie Renwick. He swam superbly to maintain that position before handing over to individual champion James Guy, who produced a phenomenal final leg to overhaul the United...

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

Brilliant bronze for Siobhan-Marie O’Connor at World Swimming Championships

03 August 2015

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor became the first University of Bath-based swimmer to win a medal at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia when she took 200m individual medley bronze on Monday. The 19-year-old, coached by Dave McNulty and Graeme Antwhistle at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, held off fast-finishing American Maya Di Rado to finish third in 2:08.77, just outside her personal best. Hungarian Katinka Hosszu won gold in a sensational world-record time of...

Jazz Carlin at the London 2012 Legacy Pool

Jazz Carlin so close to medal on opening night of World Swimming Championships in Kazan

03 August 2015

University of Bath-based swimmer Jazz Carlin missed out on a medal by just four-tenths of a second on the opening night of the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Carlin, coached by Dave McNulty at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, clocked the fastest last 100m of anyone in the field but it wasn’t quite enough to snatch a podium place in Sunday’s 400m freestyle final. “I gave it my best shot,” said Carlin, who...

Dave McNulty in front of the new video monitors in the London 2012 Legacy Pool

Bath swimmers given medals target at FINA World Championships in Kazan

30 July 2015

Swimmers from the National Training Centre at the University of Bath have been urged to “flex their muscles” at the FINA World Championships and lay down a marker for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Dave McNulty, pictured, Head Coach of the British Swimming National Training Centre Bath, said he is looking for his seven swimmers to challenge for medals when they compete in Kazan, Russia next week. Jazz Carlin will be a strong contender in...

Lizzie Simmonds (photo: Sam Farr)

Golden hat-trick for Jazz Carlin as Bath swimmers end British Championships on a high

19 April 2015

Jazz Carlin completed a hat-trick of titles when she beat Bath National Performance Centre Siobhan-Marie O’Connor to the 200m freestyle title at the British Swimming Championships on Saturday. Lizzie Simmonds, pictured, also won her second backstroke gold of what has been an impressive week for University of Bath-based swimmers. Carlin set a new Welsh record of 1:56.88 as the 400m and 800m freestyle champion beat defending champion O’Connor, who took silver in 1:57.24. “It’s so...

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