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Anna Hopkin wins BUCS Sportswoman of the Year Award

Swimmer Anna Hopkin’s outstanding 2018 continued as she was named as BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Sportswoman of the Year, just a day after graduating from the University of Bath. MJ Church ambassador Hopkin, who was shortlisted alongside Edinburgh’s Eilidh Gibson (canoe slalom) and Nottingham’s Maria Tsaptsinos (table tennis), received the honour during Thursday’s

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University of Bath athletes win eight BUCS medals

Cameron Chalmers smashed a 17-year-old BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championship record as University of Bath students came away from the Bedford International Stadium with eight medals. “I’m so, so happy – I didn’t think I’d run that quick,” said Chalmers, coached by James Hillier. “I thought maybe it would be 46.1 or 46.2 but when I

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37 medals for University of Bath at BUCS in Sheffield

The University of Bath won 37 medals – 11 of them gold – as student-athletes enjoyed a successful weekend at the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield, one of Britain’s biggest annual multi-sport competitions. There were plenty of memorable moments on the athletics track, with Sport Performance student Cameron Chalmers – supported by a Thompson Education Trust

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Records tumble as University of Bath swimmers excel

Two new championship records, one national record and ten medals in total, three of which were gold, added up to a successful weekend for University of Bath students at the 2016 BUCS Short Course Championships in Sheffield. Sports & Exercise Science student Anna Hopkin excelled in the freestyle events, winning a brace of golds as

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RFU announces university partnership

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced a partnership with 15 universities across the country, pledging to invest two hundred and twenty thousand pounds into further strengthening the governing body’s commitment to supporting and growing the game within the higher education sector. Those university partners (listed below) will plan and deliver a rugby participation programme

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Loughborough University is BUCS Champion

Loughborough University is British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) champion for the 36th consecutive year. Presented at the BUCS Annual Awards Dinner, part of the week long BUCS Conference at Warwick University, current Vice President for Sport Luke Thomson received the award on behalf of the 4,500 students that make up Loughborough’s Athletic Union. The

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Dominant display from Bath student Eilidh Prise to win BUCS gold

A series of strong performances from talented all-rounder Eilidh Prise saw the University of Bath sporting scholar win gold at the Ladies’ BUCS Modern Pentathlon Championships. The Mathematics student, supported by a Bill Whiteley Scholarship, was the top performer in the fencing, swimming and combined run/shoot as she finished with 5,224 points in total –

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