News Archive, Tag: Miles Munro

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...

Students impress at British Swimming Championships as Jazz Carlin wins second gold

15 April 2016

Jazz Carlin (pictured) won her second title of the week and University of Bath student Miles Munro announced himself as a potential future Olympian on day three of the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Another rising star, Anna Hopkin, won 50m freestyle silver to take the tally of medals for University of Bath-based swimmers to seven with three days of competition still to go. Carlin, who struck 200m freestyle gold on the opening day, led...

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...

Lizzie Simmonds (photo: Sam Farr)

British record and eight gold medals for University of Bath-based swimmers at ASA National Winter Meet

21 December 2015

Lizzie Simmonds set a new British record and there were 17 medals in total, eight of them gold, as University of Bath-based swimmers enjoyed a successful trip to Sheffield for the ASA National Winter Meet. Double Olympian Simmonds (pictured), who is coached by Dave McNulty and Graeme Antwhistle at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, set a new 100m backstroke standard of 56.35 on the opening night of the competition. Simmonds, supported by the University’s...

Skimming proud of his BUCS swimming charges

Anna Hopkin takes freestyle gold as University swimmers win seven medals at BUCS Short-Course Champs

18 November 2015

The University of Bath swimming team won seven medals, including one of each colour for Anna Hopkin, as they finished fourth overall at the BUCS Short-Course Championships in Sheffield. With aspiring Rio 2016 Olympians and Paralympians among the students racing at Ponds Forge over the weekend, the standard of competition was exceptionally high as reflected by the number of new records set – including World and British records. Hopkin was the only swimmer to go under...

(From left) Fran Halsall, Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Peaty and Siobhan-Marie O'Connor won the mixed 100m medley relay at the 2015 World Swimming Championships

Nine Bath swimmers named in British Swimming’s performance squads ahead of Olympics

14 October 2015

Three World Champions and two University of Bath students are among nine swimmers based at the Sports Training Village to be named in British Swimming’s 2016 performance squads. Sixty-six athletes across Podium (21) and Podium Potential (45) have been selected to the World Class Performance Programme for the 2015/16 season following an extensive selection procedure. Five members of British Swimming’s National Centre Bath training programme will receive Podium level support after being identified as having...

University of Bath swimmer Jay Lelliott

Super six golds for University swimmers at British Summer Championships

03 August 2015

University of Bath swimmers won a host of medals, including six gold, during an impressive week at the British Summer Championships, which took place at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield. Pharmacy student Anne Bochmann got the week off to a super start as she led the women’s 19yrs+ 200m freestyle final throughout to win gold in 2:00.04. Keynsham SC’s Amelia Maughan took silver in 2:00.40. The following evening saw Sports Performance student...

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