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Talented student-athletes join University of Bath sporting scholars

Aspiring Olympians, both Summer and Winter, and reigning European and British Champions are among the latest intake of scholars to receive support from the University of Bath on both their sporting and academic journeys. The talented 2019-20 group of 15 student-athletes, who compete across 13 different sports, join 27 existing scholars who each receive a cash award

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Swimming legends Stephanie Millward and Andrei Vorontsov inducted into Hall of Fame

Paralympic champion Stephanie Millward and Olympic swimming coach Dr Andrei Vorontsov have today become the latest inductees into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Millward – who trains with Team Bath AS in the University’s London 2012 Legacy Pool – has won an incredible 49 medals at major international championships during an

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Team GB Olympians from six decades unite for special celebration

Fifty Team GB Olympians spanning six decades, including one of only two Holocaust survivors to compete at the Games, visited the University of Bath on Saturday for a special celebratory reception. Sir Ben Helfgott, who captained the GB weightlifting team at both the Melbourne 1956 and Rome 1960 Games, and 90-year-old Michael Howard, a fencing

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A feast of Olympic and world medallists to contest Europeans in Bath

Current modern pentathlon ‘royalty’ is set to descend on Bath early next month when the National Lottery-supported European Championships and Tokyo qualifier take place at the University’s Sports Training Village from 6-11 August. 25 nations and over 150 athletes are now registered for the event, dubbed Gladiators Return in recognition of Bath’s Roman history and

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University of Bath is awarded Gold Charter Mark

The University of Bath has become only the second university in the country to be awarded a Gold Charter Mark by England Athletics. The Charter Mark recognises the high standards of support being offered to student-athletes across all track and field disciplines, as well as the vibrant training and competitive environment provided at the Sports

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University of Bath gears up to host Federation Cup

The Great Britain team and more than 100 local schoolchildren got to experience the newly-built Centre Court on Monday as a big week of international Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tennis got under way at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Johanna Konta, Heather Watson, Katie Boulter, Katie Swan, Harriet Dart and captain Anne

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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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