News Archive, Tag: graeme antwhistle

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...

Students impress at British Swimming Championships as Jazz Carlin wins second gold

15 April 2016

Jazz Carlin (pictured) won her second title of the week and University of Bath student Miles Munro announced himself as a potential future Olympian on day three of the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Another rising star, Anna Hopkin, won 50m freestyle silver to take the tally of medals for University of Bath-based swimmers to seven with three days of competition still to go. Carlin, who struck 200m freestyle gold on the opening day, led...

Chris Walker-Hebborn in the London 2012 Legacy Pool, June 2015

Medals of each colour for Bath-based swimmers on day 2 of British Champs

14 April 2016

There was a medal of each colour for University of Bath-based swimmers on day two of the British Swimming Championships and Olympic Trials in Glasgow. Chris Walker-Hebborn (pictured) won a fourth successive gold in the men’s 100m backstroke, although it was a victory tinged with disappointment as he narrowly missed out on the time needed to guarantee a place at the Rio 2016 Games. Fellow London 2012 Olympian Lizzie Simmonds, who also trains with the British...

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,...

Siobhan Marie O'Connor

Jazz Carlin and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor win for Europe in Duel in the Pool against US

14 December 2015

University of Bath-based swimmers Jazz Carlin and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor both recorded wins for Europe All-Stars when they competed in the annual Duel in the Pool against the United States in Indianapolis. Carlin, fresh from winning two gold medals at the European Short-Course Championships, continued her fine form by winning the 400m freestyle in a new personal best of 3:58.07. She was also sixth in the 800m race in 8:21.33. O’Connor, pictured, anchored the European 4x100m...

Jazz Carlin at the London 2012 Legacy Pool

Bath swimmer Jazz Carlin starts season with World Cup silvers in Doha

03 November 2015

Jazz Carlin won two of nine medals for British swimmers at the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015 in Doha. The National Performance Centre Bath swimmer, coached by Dave McNulty and Graeme Antwhistle at the Sports Training Village, took 800m freestyle silver on Monday in 8:27.25. Gold went to New Zealand’s Lauren Boyle and Germany’s Sarah Kohler took bronze. Carlin then returned to the Hamad Aquatic Centre podium on the second evening to accept her 400m freestyle silver. She clocked 4:07.42, with...

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