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Brilliant Breen delivers PB and gold

Olivia Breen delivered the performance of her life to take gold on day four at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, the highlight of another great day for the Loughborough athletes. Breen was in action in women’s T38 long jump final, starting well and leaping to a personal best of 4.72m in the third

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Source: BUCS

Jenny Nesbitt all set for GB debut

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt will make her British track and field debut at the European U23 Athletics Championships in Poland this week. It is a stark contrast to her fortunes 12 months ago when, after enjoying an excellent cross-country season, the talented distance runner had to undergo knee surgery which sidelined her

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Jess Judd and Morgan Lake heading to London 2017  

Current Loughborough University students Jessica Judd and Morgan Lake had a weekend to remember on 1 & 2 July as they booked their spots on the Great Britain team for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships, which take place in The Stadium on Queen Elizabeth’s Olympic Park this August. With 12 Loughborough athletes already selected

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Source: Matchtight

It’s time for Summer School Games at Bath Training Village

Hundreds of youngsters from across the South West demonstrated their sporting skills in the inspirational surroundings of the University of Bath Sports Training Village (STV) on Wednesday as they competed in the Summer School Games. Pupils from Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucester who had qualified through previous competitions took

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Eilidh Doyle wins 400m in season’s best time

University of Bath-based Eilidh Doyle recorded a season’s-best time as she claimed 400m hurdles victory for Great Britain at the European Team Athletics Championships in Lille, France. The Rio 2016 medallist, coached by Brian Doyle at the Sports Training Village, eased away from the field to secure a clear victory in 54.60. “That’s what I

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Sophie Hahn breaks world record

Sophie Hahn stole the show at the 2017 Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) match as she streaked to a new T38 100m world record. Tearing out of the blocks the Paralympic champion raced clear of a world class field, containing the likes of T43 world record holder and Paralympic champion Marlou van Rhijn, to stop the

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Source: Matchtight

University of Bath athletes win eight BUCS medals

Cameron Chalmers smashed a 17-year-old BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championship record as University of Bath students came away from the Bedford International Stadium with eight medals. “I’m so, so happy – I didn’t think I’d run that quick,” said Chalmers, coached by James Hillier. “I thought maybe it would be 46.1 or 46.2 but when I

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