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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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University of Bath quartet heading to Rio

The road to Rio once again passed directly through the University of Bath today as Team GB officially announced their swimming squad for this summer’s Olympic Games at the Sports Training Village. The team includes four British Swimming National Centre Bath athletes who train in the London 2012 Legacy Pool – Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor,

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Even more medals for University of Bath swimmers!

A third gold for Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and bronze for Jemma Lowe concluded a successful week for University of Bath-based swimmers at the 2016 British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Fourteen medals in total are coming back to the Sports Training Village after a meeting where three British Swimming National Centre Bath athletes – O’Connor, Jazz Carlin

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A golden night for University of Bath swimmers

In a golden night for University of Bath-based swimmers at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Lizzie Simmonds won the 100m freestyle and 200m backstroke respectively, while team mate Andrew Willis beat a world-class field and set the Rio 2016 Olympic qualification standard.  Chemical Engineering graduate Willis produced a brilliant swim in his specialist

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Super Jazz wins second title in one week

Jazz Carlin won her second title of the week and University of Bath student Miles Munro announced himself as a potential future Olympian on day three of the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Another rising star, Anna Hopkin, won 50m freestyle silver to take the tally of medals for University of Bath-based swimmers to seven

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Lizzie Simmonds takes silver at British Championships

There was a medal of each colour for University of Bath-based swimmers on day two of the British Swimming Championships and Olympic Trials in Glasgow. Chris Walker-Hebborn won a fourth successive gold in the men’s 100m backstroke, although it was a victory tinged with disappointment as he narrowly missed out on the time needed to

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