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Jazz Carlin and Calum Jarvis selected for Commonwealth Games

Welsh swimmers Jazz Carlin and Calum Jarvis are the latest University of Bath-based sportspeople to be officially selected for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. They are among 93 athletes across 11 sports added to the Team Wales squad for the Games, taking place in Australia from April 4-15. University of Bath graduate Jacob Paul,

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Source: Matchtight

Golden double for Anna Hopkin

Student Anna Hopkin claimed two national titles as University of Bath-based swimmers won 11 medals at the Swim England National Winter Championships in Sheffield. MJ Church ambassador Hopkin, who is also supported by a Thompson Education Trust sporting scholarship, was the first English swimmer home in both the 50m and 100m freestyle, clocking rapid times

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Katrina Hart and Miles Munro get Gold Coast 2018 call

Athlete Katrina Hart and student-swimmer Miles Munro are the latest University of Bath-based sportspeople who will be heading to Australia in the new year to compete in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.  Both have previous Commonwealth experience, with former World Champion and Paralympics medallist Hart – coached by Rob Ellchuk at the Sports Training

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Source: Matchtight

Impressive display from young Team Bath synchronised swimmers

Promising Team Bath Synchro Club youngsters Megan Pyke and Sophie Sandberg both impressed when they made their first appearances at the annual Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Age Group Championships in Gloucester. Competing in the 12-and-under category, they had to perform four technical figures in front of different judging panels – ballet leg single, barracuda,

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Rio 2016 champ Stephanie Millward sets World standard

Stephanie Millward set the qualifying time for this year’s World Para-Swimming Championships during an excellent opening day for University of Bath-based swimmers at the 2017 British Swimming Summer Championships in Sheffield. The double Rio 2016 Paralympic champion, who trains in the London 2012 Legacy Pool, won her mixed-classification 400m freestyle final with a total of

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Source: Dreamfuel

The first ever National Women’s Swimming Team for Afghanistan

The President of the Afghanistan Swimming Federation has teamed up with New York city based start-up Dreamfuel* to launch a campaign to create the first ever National Women’s Swimming Team for Afghanistan. The achievement of this aim will be a massive boost to women and girls across this beleaguered country. The Afghanistan National Swimming Federation (ANSF) was

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University of Bath swimmers make a big splash

University of Bath-based swimmers won a terrific 23 medals – 13 of them gold – during four fantastic days of short-course competition at the 2016 ASA National Winter Meet. Leading the way at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, with five titles was Sports Performance graduate Calum Jarvis who struck gold in the 100m butterfly (51.34), 100m freestyle

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