News Archive, Tag: Olympics

The Big Sports Quiz – Questions and Answers

19 May 2020

We’d like to say a big thank you to all of you that have been following along and attempting our Big Sports Quiz questions. For all of you wanting to check your scores here is a complete list of the questions we have put out and their corresponding answers. Want to get competitive? Why not tweet us @TeamBath on twitter with your scores to let us know how you did? If you're passionate about your...

World Champion Vicky Holland can't believe her success

University of Bath-based Vicky Holland wins World Triathlon Title

17 September 2018

Vicky Holland will return to the UK tomorrow as triathlon’s overall 2018 World Champion after a gutsy performance on Australia’s Gold Coast. The 32 year-old, who trains at the University of Bath as part of the national triathlon centre, finished well clear of USA’s Katie Zaferes, her only rival for the title after a season-long battle from March to September across four continents. Olympic bronze medallist Holland has never won the world title but her...

Victory is sweet. Credit: British Triathlon/ David Pearce

Holland enjoys top step for first time in three years

11 June 2018

Vicky Holland, who bases her training at the University of Bath, was in fine form at the weekend, winning her first World Triathlon Series title in three years. The Rio medallist’s tenacity paid off at the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds as she overcame challenges along the way to surge ahead of the field and claim victory. Earlier Britain’s Jess Learmonth had led out of the swim and was the strongest cyclist on the climb...

(From left) Emily Diamond, Eilidh Doyle, Andrew Pozzi and Jazmin Sawyers have been selected for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Fab four join University’s Rio-bound Olympians as Team GB name athletics squad

13 July 2016

Four British Champions from the University of Bath were today officially selected in the Team GB athletics squad for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Hurdlers Eilidh Doyle and Andrew Pozzi – both trained by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village – will be going to their second Games, as will 400m runner Emily Diamond, while long jumper Jazmin Sawyers will make her Olympic debut. Joining the quartet on the plane to Rio will be...

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...

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