News Archive, Tag: Ellie Simmonds

Sascha Kindred. Photo: onEdition

Familiar faces named in ParalympicsGB swimming squad for Rio 2016 Games

16 May 2016

Former Team Bath swimmer Sascha Kindred will compete at his sixth Paralympic Games after being named in a 31-strong ParalympicsGB squad for Rio 2016. Kindred (pictured) won two gold medals, plus a silver and bronze, at the Sydney 2000 Games while based at the Sports Training Village. That was his second Paralympics, having made his debut at Atlanta 1996, and he has won six titles in total during the past 20 years. Also heading to...

Ellie Simmonds stages a swimming lesson for Bathwick St Mary pupils in the London 2012 Legacy Pool

Swimming star Ellie Simmonds impressed by London 2012 Legacy Pool ahead of Sainsbury’s School Games

22 May 2015

Paralympic swimming champion Ellie Simmonds has given the University of Bath’s newly-refurbished London 2012 Legacy Pool the thumbs up, describing it as “incredible”. The four-time gold-medallist, who has an honorary degree from the University, visited the Sports Training Village on Friday to promote the Sainsbury’s School Games. The West of England regional finals – organised by the West of England Sport Trust (Wesport) – will once again take place at the University of Bath, with...

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