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It’s time for Summer School Games at Bath Training Village

Hundreds of youngsters from across the South West demonstrated their sporting skills in the inspirational surroundings of the University of Bath Sports Training Village (STV) on Wednesday as they competed in the Summer School Games. Pupils from Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucester who had qualified through previous competitions took

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Sophie Hahn breaks world record

Sophie Hahn stole the show at the 2017 Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) match as she streaked to a new T38 100m world record. Tearing out of the blocks the Paralympic champion raced clear of a world class field, containing the likes of T43 world record holder and Paralympic champion Marlou van Rhijn, to stop the

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Source: Loughborough University

Loughborough research the best technique for running a marathon

Research from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences has shown that good running technique is both beneficial and important for running economy and distance running performance. Whilst some running coaches consider technique to be important, others do not, and until now the scientific evidence for the importance of good running technique has

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Gold and two silvers for University of Bath athletes at Team Trials

Olympic medallist Eilidh Doyle won gold and there were silvers for Dave King and Cameron Chalmers as University of Bath-based athletes impressed at the British Indoor Team Trials in Sheffield. Doyle, coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village, secured her place at next month’s European Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, by winning women’s

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Loughborough’s Super 8 off to Rio

Double European 400m champion Martyn Rooney is one of the stars named in the Team GB athletics team heading for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which get underway in just 23 days’ time. Former Loughborough student Rooney, who will run the 400m and 4x400m relay, will be joined by ex-Loughborough students Emily Diamond,

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Fab 4 named in Team GB squad for Rio

Four British Champions based at the University of Bath were today officially selected in the Team GB athletics squad for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Hurdlers Eilidh Doyle and Andrew Pozzi – both trained by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village – will be going to their second Games, as will 400m runner Emily

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GB women’s relay team strike gold

Emily Diamond (pictured above) and Eilidh Doyle continued their Rio 2016 Olympic Games preparations in style on Sunday as they helped Great Britain win women’s 4x400m relay gold at the European Championships in Amsterdam. The University of Bath-based athletes teamed up with Anyika Onuora and Seren Bundy-Davies to take the continental style in a world-leading

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Rio-bound Jazmin Sawyers soars to long jump silver in Amsterdam

University of Bath-based athlete Jazmin Sawyers leapt further than ever before to win long jump silver at the European Championships in Amsterdam on Friday. The 22-year-old’s wind-assisted leap of 6.86m was 11cm further than the previous best she set last month while winning the British Championships to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. “I’m

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