News Archive, Tag: Jack Green

(From left) Leon Reid, coach James Hillier and David King. PICTURE: Bath Chronicle

Big PB as hurdler David King sets Rio 2016 qualifying time in Swiss thriller

07 June 2016

David King became the second University of Bath-based 110m hurdler to set the qualifying time for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when he smashed his personal best in Switzerland on Monday. The Sports Performance graduate, who was supported by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) during his studies at the University, ran 13.39 at a meeting in Bellinzona. That was 0.15 quicker than King’s previous best, set in Loughborough last month, and well inside the Olympic...

Lawrence Clarke. Photo: Sam Farr

Four Bath athletes are Beijing bound after World Championships call

29 July 2015

Four University of Bath-based athletes have been named in the Great Britain squad for next month’s IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China. European 400m hurdles champion Eilidh Child, coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village, will compete at a fourth successive World Championships – she finished fifth at the 2013 event in Moscow. Child has also been named in the women’s 4x400m relay squad along with Kirsten McAslan, a Santander Sports Scholar...

University of Bath-based athletes get European Team Championships call

02 June 2015

There is a strong University of Bath representation in the 47-strong British Athletics squad announced for this month’s European Team Championships in Cheboksary, Russia. Eilidh Child, coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village, will compete in both the 400m hurdles – the event in which she is European champion – and the 4x400m relay. She is joined in the relay squad by Laura Maddox, the European indoor silver-medalist who trains with University of...

Eilidh Child, Anyika Onuora, Kelly Massey and Seren Bundy-Davies won bronze at the 2015 IAAF World Relays

Eilidh Child helps GB set Rio 2016 standard at IAAF World Relays in Bahamas

05 May 2015

Eilidh Child hailed her “brilliant” Great Britain team-mates after earning a 4x400m bronze medal and Rio 2016 Olympic qualification at the IAAF World Relays. The University of Bath-based athlete ran the first leg in the Bahamas as GB finished a fine third behind strong teams from the United States and Jamaica. "I am just really proud of how we performed out there,” said Child, who was joined in the British quartet by Anyika Onuora, Kelly...

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