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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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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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Records tumble as University of Bath swimmers excel

Two new championship records, one national record and ten medals in total, three of which were gold, added up to a successful weekend for University of Bath students at the 2016 BUCS Short Course Championships in Sheffield. Sports & Exercise Science student Anna Hopkin excelled in the freestyle events, winning a brace of golds as

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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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