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Team GB’s Anna Hopkin’s path to Tokyo

When Anna Hopkin moved to the University of Bath in 2014, she joined the swimming club with the goal of racing at student competitions and having a fun group to socialise with. Fast forward seven years and Hopkin is not only looking forward to making her Olympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020 but also eyeing

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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor retires from competitive swimming

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, who progressed from the Team Bath Futures programme to become an Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European medallist, has today announced her retirement from competitive swimming after an outstanding career. O’Connor first took to the pool at the University of Bath Sports Training Village aged nine and went on to train there for almost

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Source: Georgie Kerr British Swimming

Top-class racing in Glasgow helps Tokyo Olympic preparation

University of Bath-based swimmers continued their build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with some impressive performances at the British Swimming Glasgow Meet. The event at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre replicated the Tokyo competition schedule, with heats in the evening and finals the following morning, and took place while swimmers are in a heavy

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Tokyo anticipation building

University of Bath-based swimmers brought home a terrific 24 medals from the 2021 LEN European Championships in Budapest as they showed fantastic form in the last major competition before the Tokyo Olympic Games. Leading the way with six medals apiece – the most of any swimmers competing at the Championships – were British Swimming National

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Team GB announce swim team for Tokyo

Joining the four pre-selected swimmers, Adam Peaty, Duncan Scott, James Wilby and Luke Greenbank, who were named back in January, the current team size now stands at 28. Former World Champion Ben Proud added his name to the list thanks to posting a trials winning time that would have won silver at the 2019 World

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Source: Georgie Kerr British Swimming

9 University of Bath swimmers selected by Team GB

Nine University of Bath-based swimmers have today been officially selected by Team GB for this summer’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Double Rio 2016 medallist James Guy and former World Champion Ben Proud are joined in the 28-strong swimming squad by seven Olympic debutants – Freya Anderson, Kieran Bird, Jacob Peters, Matt Richards, Brodie Williams,

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Source: British Swimming

Bath-based swimmers set Olympic qualification standards

Freya Anderson, Kieran Bird and James Guy all swam inside the Tokyo Olympic consideration time as University of Bath-based swimmers made an excellent start to the British Swimming Selection Trials at London’s Aquatic Centre. Anderson, coached by David McNulty at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, was the first swimmer to set the standard at

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Source: Mike Lewis ISL

Freya Anderson excited to be racing for Tokyo Olympic places

Freya Anderson says she is excited to finally be competing for Tokyo Olympic qualification as University of Bath-based swimmers head to the London Aquatics Centre for this week’s British Swimming Selection Trials. World, European and Commonwealth medallist Anderson is among 18 swimmers based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village taking part in the Trials,

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Hard work in training reaps rewards

James Guy recorded a hat-trick of wins and there were victories for Holly Hibbott, Jono Adam, Jacob Peters and sporting scholars Leah Crisp and Tom Dean as University of Bath-based swimmers returned to competitive action at the Manchester International Meet. It was the first domestic competition since last March and Guy, who is coached by

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Source: ISL by Mike Lewis

University of Bath-based swimmers excel once again for London Roar

Freya Anderson eclipsed her own British record and Tom Dean claimed another eye-catching victory as University of Bath-based swimmers shone once again for London Roar in the grand final of the 2020 International Swimming League in Budapest, Hungary. Anderson, who joined the British Swimming National Centre Bath high-performance squad this summer, has been in fantastic

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