News Archive, Tag: Michael Jamieson

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...

Michael Jamieson (photo: Sam Farr)

Top-four finish for Michael Jamieson at US Nationals in Texas

11 August 2015

University of Bath-based swimmer Michael Jamieson finished fourth in the 200m breaststroke final at the Phillips 66 US National Championships in San Antonio, Texas on Monday. The London 2012 Olympic Games silver-medallist clocked 2:10.91 in a race won by fellow Scot Craig Benson in 2:09.68. Michael Phelps, the 22-time Olympic medallist, was fifth in 2:11.30. Jamieson, who trains at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, competed in the United States after missing out on a place at the...

Malcolm Arnold and Lawrence Clarke mark one year to Rio 2016

One year to Rio – University of Bath athletes start Olympic countdown

05 August 2015

Athletes, students, coaches and graduates at the University of Bath are excitedly counting down to Rio 2016, with just one year to go until the Olympic Games get under way. Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European medallists are among the many athletes from a wide range of sports aspiring to be Brazil-bound in 12 months’ time. Bringing home just how close the Games are is the fact that the University of Bath is staging a Rio...

Olympic medalist Michael Jamieson officially opens London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool

16 June 2015

Olympic medalist Michael Jamieson today officially opened the newly-refurbished £1.6million London 2012 Legacy Pool at the University of Bath. The University of Bath Sports Performance graduate, who famously won 200m breaststroke silver at the London Olympic Games, was shown a commemorative plaque by Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley before ceremonially cutting ribbons of blue and gold – the colours of sport at the University – to start a relay exhibition race. Jamieson was watched by...

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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...

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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