University of Bath-based Sophie Kamlish and Polly Maton won silver and bronze respectively at the IPC World Para Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Double Paralympian Kamlish teamed up with Zac Shaw, Sophie Hahn and Nathan Maguire to claim a superb second spot behind Russia in a thrilling Universal 4x100m mixed relay final in 48.20.
World record in the afternoon, World Champion in the evening – it was a magical Monday at London 2017 for Sophie Kamlish as she became the latest University of Bath-based athlete to win global gold. The 20-year-old, who has been coached by Rob Ellchuk at the Sports Training Village since 2011, finally got the international
Four golds and pair of world records made it a day to remember for the Loughborough athletes at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, a phenomenal home crowd undoubtedly spurring them on. Richard Whitehead, one of the stars of Paralympic sport, treated himself to an early birthday present by taking another T42 200m world title.
University of Bath-based Paralympic champion Paul Blake has started his 2017 campaign in fine style by winning two golds and a silver at the Dubai 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix. T36 runner Blake, coached by Rob Ellchuk at the Sports Training Village, ran his fastest 200m time since 2012 as he clocked 25.73 on