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Six of the best for University of Bath swimmers

University of Bath swimmers won a host of medals, including six gold, during an impressive week at the British Summer Championships, which took place at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield. Pharmacy student Anne Bochmann (pictured above) got the week off to a super start as she led the women’s 19yrs+ 200m freestyle

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Michael Jamieson opens state-of-the-art London 2012 Legacy Pool

Olympic medalist Michael Jamieson today officially opened the newly-refurbished £1.6million London 2012 Legacy Pool at the University of Bath. The University of Bath Sports Performance graduate, who famously won 200m breaststroke silver at the London Olympic Games, was shown a commemorative plaque by Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley before ceremonially cutting ribbons of blue and

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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Jazz Carlin continue Bath gold rush

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor got the better of World and European champion Katinka Hosszu as she struck gold during another successful evening for University of Bath-based swimmers at the Mare Nostrum Series in Barcelona. Jazz Carlin won her second gold of the meeting, and her fourth of the week, in the 400m freestyle and Chris Walker-Hebborn followed

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Two gold medals for Jazz Carlin

Jazz Carlin won two gold medals as swimmers from the British Swimming National Centre at the University of Bath impressed in the Canet, France leg of the Mare Nostrum Series over the weekend. The European and Commonwealth champion, who moved to the Sports Training Village in the autumn, clocked 16:09.69 – the eighth-fastest time in

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Ellie Simmonds gives refurbished Legacy Pool the thumbs up

Paralympic swimming champion Ellie Simmonds has given the University of Bath’s newly-refurbished London 2012 Legacy Pool the thumbs up, describing it as “incredible”. The four-time gold-medallist, who has an honorary degree from the University, visited the Sports Training Village on Friday to promote the Sainsbury’s School Games. The West of England regional finals – organised by

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Golden hat-trick for Carlin

Jazz Carlin completed a hat-trick of titles when she beat Bath National Performance Centre Siobhan-Marie O’Connor to the 200m freestyle title at the British Swimming Championships on Saturday. Lizzie Simmonds also won her second backstroke gold of what has been an impressive week for University of Bath-based swimmers. Carlin set a new Welsh record of

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Gold medals for Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, Jazz Carlin and Lizzie Simmonds

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, Jazz Carlin and Lizzie Simmonds completed a hat-trick of gold medals for University of Bath-based swimmers at the British Championships on Thursday. They were the second titles of the week for National Performance Centre Bath duo O’Connor and Carlin, while University of Bath student Jay Lelliott was also back on the podium. O’Connor

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