News Archive, Tag: National Centre Bath

State-of-the-art pool helps STV-based swimmers shape up for Rio 2016 Olympic Trials

11 April 2016

A host of University of Bath-based swimmers will be looking to secure their place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this week when the 2016 British Swimming Championships take place in Glasgow. The six-day competition, which begins on Tuesday at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre, will also determine the British Swimming team for next month’s European Championships in London. A large contingent from the British Swimming National Centre Bath will be battling for Rio places,...

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...

Jazz Carlin at the London 2012 Legacy Pool

European Short-Course gold for Jazz Carlin and bronze for birthday boy Andrew Willis in Israel

03 December 2015

Jazz Carlin claimed Great Britain’s first gold medal and Chemical Engineering graduate Andrew Willis won bronze on his 25th birthday during an excellent day for University of Bath-based swimmers at the LEN European Short-Course Championships. World champions Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Chris Walker-Hebborn also booked their places in Friday’s finals as the British Swimming team – led by National Centre Bath Head Coach Dave McNulty – continued to impress in Israel. Carlin’s gold – the first...

(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...

Jazz Carlin at the London 2012 Legacy Pool

Jazz Carlin so close to medal on opening night of World Swimming Championships in Kazan

03 August 2015

University of Bath-based swimmer Jazz Carlin missed out on a medal by just four-tenths of a second on the opening night of the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Carlin, coached by Dave McNulty at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, clocked the fastest last 100m of anyone in the field but it wasn’t quite enough to snatch a podium place in Sunday’s 400m freestyle final. “I gave it my best shot,” said Carlin, who...

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