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University of Bath stages Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Double Olympian Nick Woodbridge is hoping for more home success when the University of Bath hosts the Modern Pentathlon European Championships next week. Woodbridge is the most experienced member of the Pentathlon GB men’s squad for the continental competition, which runs from August 18-23 and is a qualifying event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. During

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More Mexican gold for Pentathlon GB

University of Bath student Eilidh Prise teamed up with individual champion Francesca Summers to win women’s relay gold at the Modern Pentathlon Junior World Championships in Mexico City. The Pentathlon GB duo started Saturday’s competition with a solid swim, their time of 2:13.05 putting them eighth out of the 12 teams. An impressive 27 wins in fencing ­

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Francesca Summers takes World Junior Crown

Francesca Summers warmed up for this month’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships at the University of Bath in stunning style by being crowned as the World Junior Champion in Mexico City. The 19-year-old, a Youth Olympic Games silver-medallist in 2014, went into the combined run/shoot in ninth place but produced a storming performance to take the

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O’Connor narrowly misses out on a third medal

British Swimming National Centre Bath, can already boast three medals this week at the FINA World Championships final in Kazan, Russia and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor has two of them – bronze in the 200m individual medley and gold in the mixed 4x100m medley relay, along with Chris Walker-Hebborn. O’Connor narrowly missed out on a third medal on Thursday

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World record and world title for GB swimmers in Kazan

Chris Walker-Hebborn and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor helped Great Britain’s mixed 4x100m medley relay team set a new world record during a golden evening at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. The swimmers, who both train with the British Swimming National Centre at the University of Bath, teamed up with Adam Peaty and Fran Halsall to

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Brilliant bronze for Siobhan-Marie O’Connor at World Championships

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor (pictured above) became the first University of Bath-based swimmer to win a medal at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia when she took 200m individual medley bronze on Monday. The 19-year-old, coached by Dave McNulty and Graeme Antwhistle at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, held off fast-finishing American Maya Di Rado to

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Six of the best for University of Bath swimmers

University of Bath swimmers won a host of medals, including six gold, during an impressive week at the British Summer Championships, which took place at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield. Pharmacy student Anne Bochmann (pictured above) got the week off to a super start as she led the women’s 19yrs+ 200m freestyle

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