News Archive, Tag: Leon Reid

Jazmin Sawyers, Andrew Pozzi and Eilidh Doyle return to training after qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Quartet strike gold as University of Bath-based athletes book Rio 2016 spots

27 June 2016

Hurdlers Andrew Pozzi and Eilidh Doyle were among the University of Bath-based athletes who booked their place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Trials with medal-winning performances at the British Championships in Birmingham. Emily Diamond and Jazmin Sawyers, who also train at the Sports Training Village (STV), secured their coveted Team GB spots by winning gold, while University of Bath graduates Lawrence Clarke and Danny Talbot claimed the top-two places they needed for qualification. All six have also been named...

Back with a bang as hurdler Andrew Pozzi sets Rio 2016 Olympic standard

23 May 2016

Andrew Pozzi ran well inside the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifying time as he led a University of Bath one-two in the 110m hurdles at Sunday’s Loughborough International. In his first outdoor race in Britain since the London 2012 Games, Pozzi scorched to a new personal best of 13.32 – comfortably quicker than the 13.47 he needed to be in contention for Rio selection. Pozzi – coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village...

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Gold and two silvers for Bath athletes at European U23 Championships

14 July 2015

Kirsten McAslan anchored Great Britain’s 4x400m relay team to gold during a good weekend for University of Bath-based athletes at the European U23 Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. McAslan, a Santander Sports Scholar who has just graduated in Biochemistry, collected the baton in front after good work by Seren Bundy-Davies, Zoey Clark (Eddie McKenna) and Victoria Ohuruogu. Despite being closed down by Poland’s Patrycja Wyciszkiewicz, bronze-medallist in the individual 400m, McAslan was able to hold on...

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

Hurdler David King sets European standard as he helps England to Loughborough International victory

18 May 2015

University of Bath athlete David King set the qualifying standard for this summer’s European U23 Championships as he helped England to overall victory at the Loughborough International on Sunday. The Sports Performance student, coached by James Hillier, smashed his personal best as he won the 110m hurdles race in 13.69. “It was a PB and a massive progression, so I feel really, really good,” said King, who won gold for the university at the British...

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