News Archive, Tag: South Korea

Alex Walker serves up doubles win at World University Games

08 July 2015

Team Bath MCTA Tennis player Alex Walker got her World University Games mixed doubles campaign off to a solid start in Gwangju, South Korea on Wednesday. The University of Bath Business Masters student teamed up with Darren Walsh to beat Dahilmar Saez and Jhonnel Figueroa of Venezuela 6-4 6-2. Next up for Walker and Walsh is a second-round tie against Indonesia’s Jessy Rompies and Nur Iswan on Thursday. Shooter Kristian Callaghan missed out on a...

Shooter Kristian Callaghan aiming for improvement at World University Games

07 July 2015

Shooter Kristian Callaghan lies 16th after the first stage of qualifying in the men’s 25m rapid-fire pistol competition at the World University Games. The University of Bath Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering student, a Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist in the event, scored 278 points on Tuesday. The top six overall after Wednesday’s second qualifying round go through to Friday’s final, with TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) scholar Callaghan looking to make up an eight-point deficit. A...

Sports Performance student Thomas Tsiopanis will swim for Cyprus at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea

Bath move helping Cyprus swimmer Thomas Tsiopanis make a splash on world stage

10 June 2015

Cypriot swimmer Thomas Tsiopanis believes his move to the University of Bath has provided him with the perfect springboard to compete at the highest level. Tsiopanis – who celebrates his 22nd birthday on Wednesday – left his homeland in September to begin a Sports Performance degree course and train with head swimming coach Mark Skimming’s performance group. He made the switch on the advice of compatriots Anastasia Christoforou and Omiros Zagkas, two Bath graduates who...

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