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Modern Pentathletes & World University games athletes win awards

World University Games medallists Jay Lelliott and Alex Walker, and modern pentathletes Kate French and Joe Choong are the latest winners of the Team Bath athlete of the month awards. The awards, which are supported by REVO Eyewear and Ellis & Killpartrick, once again showcased the outstanding calibre of sporting talent at the University of Bath. Swimmer

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British Athletes Commission’s first Athletes’ Day

A host of Olympic, Paralympic and world-class sports people gathered at the University of Bath on Wednesday to take part in the British Athletes Commission’s first Athletes Day. Up-and-coming stars across a wide range of sports – from football to fencing, swimming to sailing, dressage to diving – also attended the event which focused on

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Eilidh Child finishes sixth in the 400m hurdles final in Beijing

University of Bath-based athlete Eilidh Child finished sixth in the women’s 400m hurdles final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Danny Talbot ran a new personal best in a 200m semi-final won by Usain Bolt and fellow graduate Lawrence Clarke secured his place in the 110m hurdles semis. Child, coached by Malcolm Arnold

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Eilidh Child through to World final in Beijing

University of Bath-based athlete Eilidh Child will contest the women’s 400m hurdles final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing after enduring a nervous wait in the semi-finals. Child, coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village, needed a top-two finish in the Bird’s Nest Stadium on Monday to automatically qualify and was

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Counting down to Rio 2016

Athletes, students, coaches and graduates at the University of Bath are excitedly counting down to Rio 2016, with the Olympic Games now just a year away. Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European medalists are among the many athletes from a wide range of sports aspiring to be Brazil-bound in 12 months’ time. Bringing home just how

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Four Bath-based athletes named in GB squad for Beijing

European 400m hurdles champion Eilidh Child, coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village, will compete at a fourth successive World Championships – she finished fifth at the 2013 event in Moscow. Child has also been named in the women’s 4x400m relay squad along with Kirsten McAslan, a Santander Sports Scholar who recently graduated

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Jazmin Sawyers second at Anniversary Games

Saturday the athletics stadium, saw Jazmin Sawyers – who does some of her training at the University of Bath – produce a consistent series of leaps to finish runner-up in the long jump. Saywers’ best clearance was 6.66 and it needed a new British record of 6.98 from Shara Proctor to deny her victory. Heptathletes Katarina

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