News Archive, Tag: Charlie Attwood

Magnificent seven golds as University of Bath swimmers shine at Summer Champs

01 August 2016

Swimmers representing the University of Bath finished third in the overall standings after winning 11 medals – seven of them gold – at the British Swimming Summer Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.  Charlie Attwood, part of the British Swimming National Centre Bath training group, enjoyed a double success in the 19+years 100m and 200m breaststroke, clocking winning times of 1:00.82 and 2:12.11 respectively. Joe Hulme, also coached by Dave McNulty and Graeme Antwhistle in the...

Jazz Carlin, Andrew Willis, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and Chris Walker-Hebborn have been selected by Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympic swimming squad

Rio Olympians and Tokyo hopefuls named in GB squad for home European Swimming Champs

26 April 2016

Four Rio-bound swimmers based at the University of Bath and two targeting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been selected in the Great Britain squad for next month’s LEN European Championships in London. Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, Chris Walker-Hebborn and Chemical Engineering graduate Andrew Willis are among the 26 Team GB swimmers who will compete at the home Europeans as part of their Olympic Games preparations. British Swimming National Performance Director Chris Spice said: “This event...

Andrew Willis sets Rio standard during golden night for University of Bath-based swimmers

16 April 2016

Andrew Willis beat a world-class field and set the Rio 2016 Olympic qualification standard during a golden night for University of Bath-based swimmers at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Chemical Engineering graduate Willis produced a brilliant swim in his specialist 200m breaststroke event, while fellow British Swimming National Centre Bath athletes Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Lizzie Simmonds won the 100m freestyle and 200m backstroke respectively. Willis is a finalist at every major international championship since...

Gold and bronze for University of Bath-based swimmers as British Championships begin

13 April 2016

Jazz Carlin struck gold and student Jay Lelliott won bronze during an encouraging opening day for University of Bath-based swimmers at the British Swimming Championships and Olympic Trials in Glasgow. Carlin, one of many British Swimming National Centre Bath athletes in action at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre this week, was victorious in a hard-fought 200m freestyle final. Just two seconds separated the front five, with Carlin being pushed all the way by Eleanor Faulkner...

Jay Lelliott and Andrew Willis secure golds as Bath-based swimmers clinch five medals at European event

26 January 2016

University of Bath-based swimmers hauled five medals, including two golds, at the Flanders Speedo Cup on the weekend (January 23-24). Sports Performance student Jay Lelliott caught the eye with a gold and silver medal in the 1500m freestyle and 400m freestyle respectively. After falling just short behind GB rival James Guy in the 400m event on Saturday, Lelliott took revenge on Sunday with a thrilling display in which he finished 15 seconds ahead of second...

Olympic year starts with trip to Flanders Speedo Cup for University of Bath-based swimmers

13 January 2016

London 2012 finalist Andrew Willis leads a five-strong University of Bath-based contingent in the British Swimming squad for next week’s Flanders Speedo Cup in Belgium – the first overseas event of the Rio 2016 Olympic year. Chemical Engineering graduate Willis, a bronze-medallist at last month’s European Short-Course Championships, is joined in the 34-strong squad by fellow National Centre Bath swimmers Charlie Attwood and Joe Hulme. Jay Lelliott and Miles Munro – who are studying Sports...

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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