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More success for University of Bath athletes in Glasgow

The opening night at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre, saw MJ Church Ambassador Anna Hopkin, a recent Sport & Exercise Science graduate coached by Mark Skimming, and National Centre Bath swimmer Siobhan-Marie O’Connor narrowly miss out on a medal in the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay. They swam the first two legs

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4x400m quartet to receive Beijing Olympic bronze at Anniversary Games

Team GB’s Women’s 4x400m relay team from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games will receive a heroes’ reception at the Müller Anniversary Games on Saturday 21 July, when they are awarded their Olympic bronze medals. In 2016 a reanalysis of samples from the Beijing Games resulted in doping violations for Russia’s Tatyana Firova and Belarus anchor

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Brilliant Bank Holiday Weekend for University of Bath athletes and rowers

University of Bath students won a fantastic 14 medals during a brilliant Bank Holiday Weekend at the BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships in Bedford and the BUCS Rowing Regatta in Nottingham. Sports Performance student Cameron Chalmers, supported by a Thompson Education Trust scholarship, won the fifth individual gold medal of his BUCS athletics career as he

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Eilidh Doyle named in a 31-strong British Athletics squad

University of Bath-based Eilidh Doyle and David King have been named in a 31-strong British Athletics squad for next month’s IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham. Doyle booked her place by winning 400m gold at the SPAR British Athletics Indoor Championships on Sunday, again at Arena Birmingham, in a season-best time of 51.84. “I am

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