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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Jazz Carlin continue Bath gold rush

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor got the better of World and European champion Katinka Hosszu as she struck gold during another successful evening for University of Bath-based swimmers at the Mare Nostrum Series in Barcelona. Jazz Carlin won her second gold of the meeting, and her fourth of the week, in the 400m freestyle and Chris Walker-Hebborn followed

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Two gold medals for Jazz Carlin

Jazz Carlin won two gold medals as swimmers from the British Swimming National Centre at the University of Bath impressed in the Canet, France leg of the Mare Nostrum Series over the weekend. The European and Commonwealth champion, who moved to the Sports Training Village in the autumn, clocked 16:09.69 – the eighth-fastest time in

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British judoka prepare for European Games in Baku

Team Bath Judo Club’s Ben Fletcher, Megan Fletcher and Gemma Howell are finalising their preparations for this month’s European Games at a training camp in Mongolia. University of Bath graduate Gemma Gibbons – the London 2012 Olympic silver-medalist – is also part of the touring group. It is the first time the British Judo Association

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World University Games

Tennis ace Alex Walker and swimmers Jay Lelliott and Thomas Tsiopanis are the latest University of Bath students to be called up for this summer’s World University Games. They will join badminton player Angus Pedersen and shooter Kristian Callaghan at the biennial competition, taking place in Gwangju, South Korea from July 3-14. Tennis player Walker,

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GB Basketball – warm up tournament results

In their last warm up tournament before Eurobasket GB Basketball Women faced serious opposition in defending champions and favourites Spain, Canada and fellow EuroBasket 2015 competitors, Poland and have struggled a little.  However, the games and results will have given head coach Peter Buckle plenty to ponder as they head to Hungary for Eurobasket 2015

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Ellie Simmonds gives refurbished Legacy Pool the thumbs up

Paralympic swimming champion Ellie Simmonds has given the University of Bath’s newly-refurbished London 2012 Legacy Pool the thumbs up, describing it as “incredible”. The four-time gold-medallist, who has an honorary degree from the University, visited the Sports Training Village on Friday to promote the Sainsbury’s School Games. The West of England regional finals – organised by

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