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University of Bath and British Swimming partnership celebrated

The thriving partnership between the University of Bath and British Swimming was celebrated at the Sports Training Village on Friday as athletes, coaches and staff gathered to reflect on another outstanding year of success in the pool. Rio 2016 Olympic medallists Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Chris Walker-Hebborn were among members of the British Swimming

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Jazz makes it a double!

University of Bath-based swimmer Jazz Carlin became Team GB’s first double medallist of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when she won 800m freestyle silver in the early hours of Saturday morning. The 25-year-old, full of confidence after claiming 400m freestyle silver on Monday, enjoyed a race-long battle with Hungary’s reigning European champion Boglarka Kapas before

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Jazz Carlin into 800m freestyle finals

University of Bath-based swimmer Jazz Carlin will bid for her second medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the early hours of Saturday morning after qualifying third-fastest for the 800m freestyle final. Full of confidence after her superb silver medal in the 400m freestyle, Carlin clocked 8:19.67 in the fastest heat of the day

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“It’s the best feeling in the world!” – Siobhan-Marie O’Connor

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor said winning an Olympic silver medal was “the best feeling in the world” after she became the second University of Bath-based swimmer to stand on the podium in Rio this week. And there could be another medal for the British Swimming National Centre Bath training group in the early hours of Thursday morning

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Two gold medals for Jazz Carlin in Barcelona

Jazz Carlin won two gold medals and Chris Walker-Hebborn secured a brace of silvers as University of Bath-based swimmers continued their Rio 2016 Olympic Games preparations at the Mare Nostrum competition in Barcelona. Carlin went eight seconds faster than anyone else in the field as she won 800m freestyle gold in 8:25.23 on Saturday. She

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Team GB win an impressive 22 medals

Chris Walker-Hebborn and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor won their second relay gold medals of the week as University of Bath-based swimmers finished the LEN European Aquatics Championships on a high note. Jazz Carlin also claimed 400m freestyle silver as Britain, despite being in heavy training for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, finished the competition in London with

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Silver medals at European Championships for Carlin & O’Connor

University of Bath-based swimmers Jazz Carlin and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor both won silver medals on another great night of competition at the LEN European Aquatics Championships in London. Both athletes are in heavy training for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games but still managed to produce impressive performances in the Aquatics Centre, with Carlin clocking 8:23.52 as

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Gold for University of Bath-based swimmers

University of Bath-based swimmers Chris Walker-Hebborn and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor helped Great Britain defend their European Championships mixed 4x100m medley relay title at the London Aquatics Centre on Tuesday. The British Swimming National Centre Bath duo teamed up with Adam Peaty – fresh from winning the 100m breaststroke title – and Fran Halsall to win gold

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