News Archive, Tag: sports training village

Ben Jones in action at Uk Pro League

Jones through to semis on UK Pro League debut

16 September 2021

University of Bath alumnus Ben Jones won through to the semi-finals of the televised UK Pro League tennis tournament taking place this week at the Team Bath Sports Training Village but has since had to withdraw. Previously, undefeated Jones, who is making his debut in the series, came through from the groups after a tough three-set win over David Quayle on Wednesday.  He was the first man to progress this far. "It’s a fantastic event”,...

Fitness boost for Team Bath customers

Significant fitness investment at Sports Training Village

10 November 2016

The University has agreed to invest up to £3.5 million in developing the Sports Training Village by adding a new gym.   This is set to be a significant boost to all our customers whether Olympic, World-level and student-athletes in training for national and global competitions or our student and community members who are passionate about their health and fitness. The existing gym, which has been recently refurbished, will remain open. The new provision will...

Andrew Willis is backing the Team Bath Road to Rio Challenge in aid of Sport Relief

Sign up for our Road to Rio Challenge and raise money for Sport Relief 2016

11 February 2016

London 2012 Olympic swimmer Andrew Willis is urging the people of Bath to get active and take on the Team Bath Road to Rio Challenge in aid of Sport Relief. Prizes are on offer to the first team or individual to cover the equivalent of the 6,000-mile distance from Bath to Brazil – either by running, swimming, cycling or rowing – while raising money for charities at home and abroad. The miles can covered in...

Kate French almost went clear in the ride during the European Championships women's final

2015 – another unforgettable year of sport at the University of Bath

26 December 2015

Welcoming the Wallabies, hosting Europe’s finest all-round athletes and celebrating success on the domestic and international stage – 2015 has been another sporting year to savour at the University of Bath. And 2016 promises to be another terrific 12 months, with the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place during the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations. The Road to Rio passed through the Sports Training Village (STV) in August 2015 as the Modern Pentathlon European...

From broken English to royal recognition – Meet the Team Bath athlete behind the 2016 Sports Performance Conference

15 December 2015

Amongst the outstanding athletes who have made the Sports Training Village their training base is Eva Piatrikova - a Slovakian swimmer-cum-triathlete with big ambitions of a future in sports performance. Her past three years have been spent as an athlete, student and even a staff member at the University of Bath - years she describes as "the best decision I've ever made". And now she is set to lead the largest Sports Performance conference the University has...

The Rugby World Cup arrives at the University of Bath

Australia heading to University of Bath in high spirits ahead of Rugby World Cup

10 September 2015

Australia already have two Rugby World Cup wins to their name – and they will be honing their preparations for a third crown at the University of Bath next week. The £30million Sports Training Village is the official Team Base for the Wallabies, who will utilise the venue’s world-class training and sports science facilities ahead of their opening match of the 2015 tournament against Fiji on Wednesday, September 23. Australia will arrive in the UK...

Valerio Grasselli and Camilla Lontano receive their mixed team relay gold ay the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Italy provide golden start to European Championships at University of Bath

18 August 2015

There was a good turnout of spectators at the University of Bath on Tuesday to see Italy win the first gold medal of the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships. Eighteen athletes from nine countries took part in the opening event, the mixed team relay, and received vocal backing throughout the five disciplines of swimming, fencing, riding, running and shooting – all of which took place at the Sports Training Village. There was a loud cheer...

Final preparations are put in place for the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships at the Sports Training Village

New kind of jumps on athletics field as University gets set for European Championships

17 August 2015

The University of Bath’s Sports Training Village has undergone a dramatic transformation as the final preparations are put in place for this week’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships. Most eye-catching of all is the installation of a show-jumping arena in the in-field of the athletics track, complete with temporary stables, ready to host the iconic and challenging ride section of the five-discipline sport. A laser-shooting range has also been fitted on the athletics field, while the...

University of Bath’s proud history of hosting modern pentathlon – both training and competition

16 August 2015

This week’s eagerly-awaited European Championships will be the fourth international modern pentathlon competition to be staged at the University of Bath – the proud long-term home of Pentathlon GB. The sport’s National Training Centre was established at the University in 1998, with a host of pentathletes going on to enjoy both sporting and academic success. Five Olympic medallists have come through the Performance Pathway System during the past 17 years, starting with Dr Stephanie Cook...

Upgraded changing rooms reopen at Sports Training Village

07 August 2015

The changing rooms along the corridor from the gym to the judo dojo within the Sports Training Village have now reopened. We thank all our customers for their patience whilst work has been undertaken to upgrade these facilities, providing better use of space, greater flexibility and more modern fixtures and fittings. This work has been part of a continuing project to improve the changing environment across the Sports Training Village and follows on from the...

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