News Archive, Tag: Gwangju

Alex Walker serves up doubles win at World University Games

08 July 2015

Team Bath MCTA Tennis player Alex Walker got her World University Games mixed doubles campaign off to a solid start in Gwangju, South Korea on Wednesday. The University of Bath Business Masters student teamed up with Darren Walsh to beat Dahilmar Saez and Jhonnel Figueroa of Venezuela 6-4 6-2. Next up for Walker and Walsh is a second-round tie against Indonesia’s Jessy Rompies and Nur Iswan on Thursday. Shooter Kristian Callaghan missed out on a...

Shooter Kristian Callaghan aiming for improvement at World University Games

07 July 2015

Shooter Kristian Callaghan lies 16th after the first stage of qualifying in the men’s 25m rapid-fire pistol competition at the World University Games. The University of Bath Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering student, a Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist in the event, scored 278 points on Tuesday. The top six overall after Wednesday’s second qualifying round go through to Friday’s final, with TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) scholar Callaghan looking to make up an eight-point deficit. A...

Lynne Hutchison, second from right, with (from left) Stephani Sherlock, Christianna Vitanova, coach Eva Balova, Hannah Martin and Eve Baker-Roberts in Serbia, Belgrade

Rhythmic gymnast Lynne Hutchison in good shape for World University Games

29 June 2015

Olympic rhythmic gymnast Lynne Hutchison says she is feeling better and stronger than ever as she prepares to take on some of the sport’s biggest names at the World University Games. The 20-year-old, who trains and coaches at the University of Bath with City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club, has been named alongside Stephani Sherlock in the Great Britain team for the Games, taking place in Gwangju, South Korea from July 3-14. She is one...

Sports Performance student Thomas Tsiopanis will swim for Cyprus at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea

Bath move helping Cyprus swimmer Thomas Tsiopanis make a splash on world stage

10 June 2015

Cypriot swimmer Thomas Tsiopanis believes his move to the University of Bath has provided him with the perfect springboard to compete at the highest level. Tsiopanis – who celebrates his 22nd birthday on Wednesday – left his homeland in September to begin a Sports Performance degree course and train with head swimming coach Mark Skimming’s performance group. He made the switch on the advice of compatriots Anastasia Christoforou and Omiros Zagkas, two Bath graduates who...

Swimmer Jay Lelliott and tennis player Alex Walker have been selected for the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, Korea

Swimmers and tennis ace are latest Bath students to get World University Games call

04 June 2015

Swimmers Jay Lelliott and Thomas Tsiopanis and tennis ace Alex Walker are the latest University of Bath students to be called up for this summer’s World University Games. They will join badminton player Angus Pedersen and shooter Kristian Callaghan at the biennial competition, taking place in Gwangju, South Korea from July 3-14. Sports Performance student Lelliott – supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship – is no stranger to multi-sport events, having represented England at the...

Sport - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day Four - Kristian Callaghan

Top gun Kristian Callaghan returning to World University Games after setting new lifetime best in US

22 May 2015

Sharp-shooter Kristian Callaghan has been selected to represent Great Britain at the World University Games for the second time in three years. The University of Bath Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Masters is part of a seven-strong shooting team set to compete in the multi-sport championships, being staged in Gwangju, South Korea. He is the second Bath student to get the call, following Chemical Engineering student Angus Pedersen’s selection in the badminton squad. Callaghan –...

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