News Archive, Tag: Joel Fearon

Sprinters Joel Fearon, Sophie Kamlish and Polly Maton race into record books at English Champs

02 August 2016

Joel Fearon, an athlete with the University of Bath-based Great Britain Bobsleigh squad, ran the joint third-fastest 100m ever by a Briton at the English Athletics Championships.  And fellow sprinters Sophie Kamlish and Polly Maton celebrated their ParalympicsGB selections for Rio 2016 by smashing their personal bests in Bedford. Fearon, part of the four-man bobsleigh team that finished fifth at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, ran 9.96 for victory on Saturday – the fastest time...

Dom Parsons at the 2016 Skeleton World Championships. PICTURE: Charlie Booker

Third top-ten finish for PhD student Dom Parsons as Skeleton and Bobsleigh World Champs conclude

22 February 2016

University of Bath PhD student Dom Parsons recorded another top-ten finish at the Skeleton World Championships in Igls, Austria. Parsons (pictured), who has recently recovered from an ankle injury, was tenth after the first day of competition and maintained that position with the seventh and 12th best runs respectively in heats three and four. It was the third time the Mechanical Engineering student, who is supported by the University’s Dual Career programme, had finished in...

The BBSA tweeted this picture of Bruce Tasker, Performance Director Gary Anderson and Joel Fearon after a fourth-placed finish at the 2016 World Championships

Bruce Tasker and Joel Fearon ‘over the moon’ after Britain’s best bobsleigh result for 50 years

16 February 2016

The University of Bath-based British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association is celebrating its best two-man bobsleigh result on the global stage for 50 years. Bruce Tasker and Joel Fearon finished fourth at the World Championships in Igls, Austria on Sunday, just two-tenths of a second outside the medal places. The result was all the more impressive as it was Tasker’s first appearance at a World Championships as a pilot – he still competes as a brakeman...

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