News Archive, Tag: Mare Nostrum Series

Jazz Carlin and Chris Walker-Hebborn

Double gold for Jazz Carlin and silver for Chris Walker-Hebborn as Rio countdown continues

13 June 2016

Jazz Carlin won two gold medals and Chris Walker-Hebborn secured a brace of silvers as University of Bath-based swimmers continued their Rio 2016 Olympic Games preparations at the Mare Nostrum competition in Barcelona. Carlin went eight seconds faster than anyone else in the field as she won 800m freestyle gold in 8:25.23 on Saturday. She then clinched another comfortable victory in Sunday’s 400m freestyle final on Sunday, her time of 4:05.69 being almost four seconds...

O'Connor is set for Doha

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Jazz Carlin continue Bath gold rush in Mare Nostrum

12 June 2015

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor got the better of World and European champion Katinka Hosszu as she struck gold during another successful evening for University of Bath-based swimmers at the Mare Nostrum Series in Barcelona. Jazz Carlin won her second gold of the meeting, and her fourth of the week, in the 400m freestyle and Chris Walker-Hebborn followed up his previous day’s 50m backstroke gold with a hard-fought silver in the 100m race. O’Connor – coached by Dave...

Chris Walker-Hebborn with one of his Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medals

Jazz Carlin and Chris Walker-Hebborn bag Barcelona titles as swimmers continue Mare Nostrum success

11 June 2015

Jazz Carlin continued her golden streak and Chris Walker-Hebborn was also victorious as University of Bath-based swimmers won four medals in Barcelona on Wednesday. It was the latest stage of the Mare Nostrum Series, in which Carlin had won 400m and 1,500m freestyle gold in Canet, France over the weekend. Her latest success came in the 800m freestyle, with Carlin – coached by Dave McNulty at the Bath National Training Centre – tracking fellow Brit...

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

Double gold for Jazz Carlin as Bath swimmers impress in Canet leg of Mare Nostrum Series

08 June 2015

Jazz Carlin won two gold medals as swimmers from the British Swimming National Centre at the University of Bath competed in the Canet, France leg of the Mare Nostrum Series over the weekend. The European and Commonwealth champion, who moved to the Sports Training Village in the autumn, clocked 16:09.69 – the eighth-fastest time in the world this year – to win the 1,500m freestyle on Saturday. She then claimed victory in Sunday’s 400m freestyle...

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