News Archive, Tag: Sporting Scholarships

University students named in World Champs squad

14 June 2022

Kate Shortman and Daniella Lloyd, both sports scholars at the University of Bath, have been named in the first Great Britain artistic swimming team to take part in a FINA World Championships for almost a decade. Shortman, studying International Management and Modern Languages and a Bill Wihteley scholar, has been selected with Isabelle Thorpe to compete in the duet – for the first time since the rearranged Tokyo Olympic Games last year.  She will swim...

Team Bath Judo Club's Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz, Renz Vallejera and Jemima Duxberry at the 2016 European University Championships in Croatia

Dual Career programme helps student judoka compete at European University Games

31 July 2016

University of Bath students Jemima Duxberry and Chloe Robyns-Landricombe have thanked the Team Bath Dual Career programme for helping them compete at the 2016 European University Games. Along with fellow students Renz Vallejera and Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz, they gained more international judo experience as they represented Great Britain at the multi-sport event in Croatia. Robyns-Landricombe, who is studying Sport Performance and finished seventh in the -57kg weight category, said: “I had an amazing opportunity to train...

Mathematics student Joe Choong, of Pentathlon GB, outside the University of Bath library

VIDEO: Rio-bound Joe Choong on why University of Bath is ideal choice for student-athletes

20 July 2016

Rio-bound pentathlete Joe Choong says he would "really recommend the University of Bath to all student-athletes" after successfully managing the demands of his academic and sporting careers to achieve Olympic Games selection. The Pentathlon GB athlete will become the latest in a long line of University of Bath students to compete at a Games when he heads to Rio 2016 next month. The first was David Hembrow back in 1968, the Statistics student and swimmer narrowly missing out on a 4x100m medley relay...

Gold and bronze for scholar Jenny Nesbitt in Turkey on GB track debut to remember

06 June 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt added to her growing medal collection by winning both gold and bronze at the European 10,000m Cup in Mersin, Turkey on Sunday. On her track debut for Great Britain, Nesbitt ran 33:45.46 – just a couple of seconds shy of her personal best – to secure third place in the individual rankings behind Turkey’s Esma Aydemir and Italy’s Rosaria Console. Fellow Brits Lauren Deadman and Louise Small finished...

Athlete Jenny Nesbitt is a Trendell Sports Scholar for 2015-16

Scholar Jenny Nesbitt set for GB track debut in Turkey after setting 10,000m PB

26 May 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt will make her track debut for Great Britain at the European Cup 10,000m in Turkey next month. The Sports & Social Science student, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, has been selected along with Lauren Deadman and Jessica Coulson in the women’s team. Ben Connor, Andy Maud and Luke Caldwell will represent British Athletics in the men’s race in Mersin on Sunday, June 5. Nesbitt goes to Turkey...

Lloyd Wallace celebrates after finishing seventh at the Aerial Skiing World Cup in Deer Valley, February 2016

Vote skiing scholar Lloyd Wallace for emerging talent award and £1,000 prize!

12 May 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Lloyd Wallace has been shortlisted for an emerging talent award by the Ski Club of Great Britain. The Evie Pinching Award celebrates the next generation of young, up-and-coming snow sports athletes and is named after a British alpine skier who won the women's downhill and combined events at the 1936 World Championships in Innsbruck. Sport Performance student Wallace, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship and the University’s Dual Career programme,...

Fencer Noah Rogerson on the attack at the 2015 Boston Grand Prix, staged at Harvard University

BLOG: Harvard University test as sporting scholar Noah Rogerson takes on world’s best sabre fencers

25 February 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Noah Rogerson gained valuable international fencing experience when he represented Great Britain at the prestigious Boston Grand Prix in the United States. More than 300 elite sabre fencers – including two Olympic champions and five World Championship gold-medallists – took part in the event at the historic Harvard University, one of the last competitions in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifying calendar. Rogerson, a Mathematics student who is supported by...

Golden debut for sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt at European Cross-Country Championships

14 December 2015

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt enjoyed a golden debut at the European Cross-Country Championships in France as she helped Great Britain’s U23 women to team success. The 20-year-old Sports & Social Science student, who is supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, finished a fine 13th in the individual rankings in Hyeres on Sunday. She was the third-fastest Brit, behind Laura Muir in fourth and Madelaine Murray in tenth. Rebecca Murray was 14th, Beth...

Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz (second from left) was crowned as British Junior Judo Champion in the -63kg category in December 2015

Sporting scholar Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz among Team Bath judoka to win British Championships gold

14 December 2015

Judoka who train at Team Bath won three golds and eight medals in total during an impressive weekend at the British Judo Championships in Sheffield. University of Bath Sport Performance student Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz (pictured second from left), who is supported by a King Scholarship, set the tone on Saturday as she was crowned as national junior champion in the -63kg weight division. The following day’s Senior Championships saw Gary Hall, a bronze-medallist at the Glasgow 2014...

Start rowers to take on Olympic Champions at British Rowing Indoor Championships

08 December 2015

Seven members of the GB Rowing Team Start Programme at the University of Bath will be rubbing shoulders with Olympic and World Champions when they compete in this weekend’s British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRIC). Izzy Maddock and Alex Pfeiffer-Brown – who are both new recruits to the talent ID programme – will take part in the 500m sprint race when the Championships take place at Lee Valley VeloPark in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on...

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