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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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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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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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From Bath to Glastonbury and back again

From Bath to Glastonbury and back again – cyclists of all abilities are being invited to gear up for the first-ever Team Bath Sportive, taking place on Sunday (April 22). Starting and finishing at the University of Bath Sports Training Village, the Sportive – the cycling equivalent of running a marathon – will see cyclists

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University of Bath host Commonwealth Big Lunch

Some of the country’s top sportspeople joined dignitaries, students and local schoolchildren at the University of Bath today to celebrate its links to both the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Commonwealth Big Lunch, organised and hosted in conjunction with UK Sport, saw 130 guests enjoy food from

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Six more University of Bath athletes off to Commonwealth Games

Another six University of Bath-based athletes representing four nations in three different sports will be heading out to Australia in April to compete in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Sprinter Leon Reid has been named in the Northern Ireland athletics squad, while MJ Church ambassador Anna Hopkin (pictured above), Jessica Fullalove and Cameron Kurle

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