News Archive, Tag: Jay Lelliott

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...

(Clockwise from top left) Eden Richardson, Ben Fletcher, Joe Choong, Sam Cook, Dave King, Sydney Gregson and Jay Lelliott have been named as MJ Church sporting ambassadors

Super seven named as sporting ambassadors for MJ Church

26 July 2016

Team Bath judoka Ben Fletcher and Pentathlon GB’s Joe Choong have been given timely boosts just before they travel to Brazil after being selected among the first group of sporting ambassadors for MJ Church, Team Bath’s new partner. The duo will be amongst a group of University of Bath-based athletes across a range of sports who will bring Team Bath’s partnership with MJ Church alive by attending events and encouraging and inspiring the company’s staff...

(Clockwise from top left) Tom Church (MJ Church Director), Ben McLeod (MJ Church Land Surveyor), Ben Staff (MJ Church Operations Director), Conrad Williams (MJ Church Plant Hire Coordinator), Ann Kyte (MJ Church Office Manager), Hannah Whittle (MJ Church Event & Sales Coordinator), Stephen Baddeley (University of Bath Director of Sport), Jess Church (MJ Church Event Waste Manager), Tom Nelson (MJ Church Waste Management Graduate), Rachel Shaw (netball), Jay Lelliott (swimming), Sophie Kamlish (athletics) and Piers Gilliver (wheelchair fencing).

Building winners as Team Bath forges exciting new partnership with South-West business MJ Church

14 June 2016

Proven medal-winning athletes from four different sports teamed up today to meet Team Bath’s new partner MJ Church. With 50 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games falling tomorrow (Wednesday), the news that Team Bath has a backer prepared to support grass-roots through to the elite was a significant boost to the whole family of sports based at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. World number one wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver, who is seeking...

Natasha Starling receives the Sports Personality of the Year award from Glynis Breakwell at the 2016 Blues Awards

Ace night for tennis as Blues Awards celebrate another great year of student sport

28 April 2016

Natasha Starling was named as the University of Bath’s Sports Personality of the Year during a great night for tennis at the annual Blues Awards ceremony. The Business Administration student topped a poll of members of the Students’ Union Sport from a shortlist that also included fellow tennis player Alex Walker, swimmer Jay Lelliott and archer Lizzy Rees. She was presented with her award by the University of Bath Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell (pictured)....

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor (Photo: Sam Farr)

Swimming stars Jazz Carlin and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor set Olympic standard on Super Saturday

17 April 2016

Jazz Carlin and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor are set to join fellow University of Bath-based swimmer Andrew Willis at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after a super Saturday at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Both Carlin and O’Connor, who train with the British Swimming National Centre Bath, set the Olympic consideration time for their events as they won gold in the 400m freestyle and 200m individual medley respectively. It was third time lucky for Carlin, who...

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...

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...

Thomas Tsiopanis has been named as Cypriot Male Swimmer of the Year 2015

Record-breaking sporting scholar Thomas Tsiopanis named as Cypriot Male Swimmer of the Year

18 February 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Thomas Tsiopanis has been named as Cypriot Male Swimmer of the Year. The 22-year-old, who is in the second year of a Sports Performance degree, received the accolade after a 2015 that saw him set six national records – two of them while competing at the World University Games in South Korea. He clocked 2:07.74 in the 200m individual medley, beating the record he had previously set at the 2015 Games...

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...

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