Source: British Swimming

History made at artistic swimming World Champs by Kate Shortman

University of Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman made artistic swimming history at a second successive World Championships as she and partner Izzy Thorpe won an incredible Women’s Duet Technical silver in Doha. It is Britain’s first-ever World Championships medal in a Duet event and came eight months after International Management and Modern Languages (French) student

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Source: Team Bath

Leah Crisp earns Paris 2024 Olympic qualifying place

University of Bath sporting scholar Leah Crisp says she is “over the moon” after securing a Paris 2024 Olympic Games quota place for Team GB in marathon swimming. The Economics and Mathematics student, supported by a Santander Sporting Scholarship, finished 17th overall in the women’s 10km race at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha

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UKAD focuses on target testing and education

UK Anti-Doping focuses on targeted testing for Paris 2024, with plans to educate 2,470 Team GB and ParalympicsGB hopefuls • Before Paris 2024, UKAD is set to educate circa 2,470 long–listed athletes and support personnel hoping to represent Team GB and ParalympicsGB • Targeted testing for athletes heading to the Games has begun • Reanalysis

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Source: UIPM

Review of the sporting year at Team Bath 2023

With the dawn of a new Olympic and Paralympic year upon us, University of Bath-based sportspeople will be looking to build on the outstanding global success they enjoyed during a memorable 2023. Six athletes were crowned as World Champions – Joe Choong (modern pentathlon); Matt Weston (skeleton); Tom Dean, James Guy and Suzanna Hext (swimming);

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