News Archive, Tag: Team Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

Heather Stanning is welcomed into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley. Credit: Clare Green for Matchtight

Olympic rowing champion Heather Stanning inducted into Hall of Fame for Sport

04 March 2016

Reigning Olympic, World and European rowing champion Heather Stanning today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Stanning first took up rowing while studying Sports Technology at the University and developed her talent with the GB Rowing Team Start Programme based at the Sports Training Village (STV) and Minerva Bath Rowing Club. Aspiring Olympians currently on the Start Programme joined members of Minerva and the University’s Boat Club...

Palmer enters Hall of Fame 20 years after Atlanta medal

28 January 2016

Swimmer Paul Palmer is the latest name to be inducted into the University of Bath’s Sporting Hall of Fame. 2016 marks 20 years since he won his swimming silver at the Atlanta Olympic Games. “Medals were hard to come by then”, said his coach and former Team Bath Head Swimming Coach, Ian Turner.  “Lottery funding wasn’t on tap and some of the things that are now taken for granted, like sports science and nutrition, were...

Stephen Baddeley welcomes Pentathlon GB's Jan Bartu to the Team Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

Pentathlon GB’s Jan Bartu inducted into Team Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

17 August 2015

On the eve of the Modern Pentathlon European Championships at the University of Bath, Pentathlon GB’s long-serving National Performance Director Jan Bartu has been inducted into the Team Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Bartu established the National Training Centre at the University of Bath in 1998, implementing the Performance Pathway System which has seen modern pentathlon become one of Britain’s most successful Olympic sports. Under his guidance, medals have been won at each of...

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