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Rowing part of women in sport leadership

The participation of women in the Olympic Games has increased over the past few Games and with that a focus on women in sport leadership roles is being examined. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) together with the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) are holding the International Federations Women in Leadership Forum. The World

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Women’s Eights Head of the River Race

On Saturday 5th March at 12.45pm, the 76th Women’s Head will take place from Mortlake to Putney. Entries this year have flooded in, leading to the maximum number of entries with just under 24 hours to go to the deadline. Even after entries had closed, there were a considerable number of crews contacting the committee,

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Team Bath look back on another successful year of sport

Welcoming the Wallabies, hosting Europe’s finest all-round athletes and celebrating success on the domestic and international stage – 2015 has been another sporting year to savour at the University of Bath. And 2016 promises to be another terrific 12 months, with the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place during the University’s 50th anniversary

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British record smashed as rowers win six medals

Jens Hullah was in record-breaking form as University of Bath-based rowers came away from the British Rowing Indoor Championships with six medals. Hullah, one of the youngest members of the GB Rowing Team Start Programme at the Sports Training Village, set a new British Y11 junior boy’s record as he covered 1,909m in six minutes

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GB rowers to take on Olympic and World Champions

Seven members of the GB Rowing Team Start Programme at the University of Bath will be rubbing shoulders with Olympic and World Champions when they compete in this weekend’s British Rowing Indoor Championships (BRIC). Izzy Maddock and Alex Pfeiffer-Brown – who are both new recruits to the talent ID programme – will take part in

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Could you be an Olympic rower?

The GB Rowing team is looking for Olympic stars of the future.  The talent identification programme which helped turn Helen Glover and Heather Stanning into Olympic, World and European rowing champions is staging trials at the University of Bath next week. Both Glover and Stanning are graduates of the GB Rowing Team Start Programme based

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Bath Graduate’s World gold hailed as “amongst the best of all time”

Sir David Tanner, Britain’s rowing chief, has hailed the World Championships women’s pair gold won by University of Bath graduate Heather Stanning and Bath Minerva’s Helen Glover as  “one of the best GB performances of all-time”. “That was utterly exceptional”, said Tanner of the pairs dominant race to gold, holding off New Zealand and the

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Counting down to Rio 2016

Athletes, students, coaches and graduates at the University of Bath are excitedly counting down to Rio 2016, with the Olympic Games now just a year away. Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European medalists are among the many athletes from a wide range of sports aspiring to be Brazil-bound in 12 months’ time. Bringing home just how

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Bronze in the women’s four for Sam Courty

University of Bath rower Sam Courty has another World U23 Championships medal to add to her collection after an excellent afternoon for the GB Rowing Team in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Courty, a Santander Sports Scholar who has just graduated in Sports & Exercise Science, won bronze in the women’s four with Emily Ford, Melissa Wilson and

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