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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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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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