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Multi-medallist Eilidh Doyle announces retirement

Hurdler Eilidh Doyle, who won Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European medals while training at the University of Bath, has announced her retirement from competitive athletics after an outstanding career. Doyle is Scotland’s most decorated athlete of all time having won 19 major championship medals, the vast majority of them – including a 4x400m relay bronze

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University of Bath is awarded Gold Charter Mark

The University of Bath has become only the second university in the country to be awarded a Gold Charter Mark by England Athletics. The Charter Mark recognises the high standards of support being offered to student-athletes across all track and field disciplines, as well as the vibrant training and competitive environment provided at the Sports

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“Immense” pride as Kelly Ganfield wins historic medal

Kelly Ganfield said that becoming the first visually-impaired athlete to claim a medal at the Invictus Games “felt immense” after the University of Bath-based sprinter won silver in Sydney. Ganfield, who runs tethered to guide and athletics coach Mikail Huggins, teamed up with Naomi Adie, Alexandra McClellan and Debbie O’Connell to finish runners-up to the United States in

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Kelly Sotherton set to receive Beijing 2008 heptathlon bronze medal

Kelly Sotherton will officially be a triple Olympic medallist at tonight’s Team GB Ball when she is awarded the heptathlon bronze from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Sotherton had originally finished fifth 10 years ago but disqualification for Ukraine’s Lyudmila Blonska and Russia’s Tatyana Chernova means Sotherton adds to her bronze medals from the Athens

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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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