Posts Tagged ‘olympics’

Graduation success for Olympian

Commonwealth medallist & Olympian Andrew Willis graduates today with a masters in Chem Eng

Graduation success for Olympic swimmer

Commonwealth medallist and Olympian Andrew Willis will graduate with an undergraduate masters degree in Chemical Engineering on Thursday 2 July (12.30pm) at Bath Abbey.

Olympic medallist cuts ribbon on pool

Michael Jamieson officially opened our newly-refurbished £1.6m London 2012 Legacy Pool

500 days to go: Uni-based athletes start countdown to Rio

Nearly 40 athletes who train or trained at the Sports Training Village competed at London 2012 and hopes are high for another big Bath representation when the Olympic cauldron is next lit on 5 August 5 2016.

GB Luge’s national squad adopts Bath as training base

The Great Britain luge team has become the latest Olympic Winter sport team to officially adopt the University of Bath as a training base.

Amy Williams inducted to Hall of Fame

Olympic Winter Games gold medallist is the first female athlete to be inducted to our new Hall of Fame

Lizzy's Olympic legacy...3,000 want to try our push start track

We have been inundated with requests from thousands of daredevils keen to try one of Lizzie Yarnold’s 80mph skeleton runs.

Lizzy Yarnold wins Olympic Gold

Lizzy Yarnold stormed to victory at Sochi winning the gold medal in the women’s Skeleton

Saturday Kitchen's Master of wine masters our push-track

Wine expert Peter Richards swapped wine tips for the unfamiliar world of the skeleton and bobsleigh push-start track on campus to help give this weekend’s Saturday Kitchen (BBC1) an Olympic Winter Games theme.

Telegraph journalists experience the rush of our bobsleigh track

Team Telegraph came away from the TeamBath push start bobsleigh track 'rosy-cheeked, slightly shaken, and awed afresh by the prowess of our Olympic athletes'.

Bath student & four graduates to represent GB at Sochi Olympics

A number of University of Bath students and graduates will be competing next month in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Double Olympian graduate announces retirement

University of Bath graduate Sam Weale has announced his retirement from the sport of modern pentathlon after a career spanning more than a decade that saw him compete at two Olympic Games.

Brazilian sports physiotherapist contributes to Bath’s London 2012 legacy

A PhD student from the University of Campinas in Brazil who was selected as the country’s lead sport physiotherapist at the Olympic Games spent 11 months in Bath working with the DisAbility Sport & Health (DASH) research group.

Andy Hibbert to head up GB team for the World University Summer Games

Andy Hibbert, a teaching fellow in the University’s Department of Education, has been appointed as Chef de Mission for the Great Britain Team taking part in this year’s World University Summer Games (WUGS).

Egypt’s first ever Olympic badminton competitor to graduate from her ‘second home’

Hadia Hosny El Said will graduate this winter from Bath, on Tuesday 11 December, having represented her country at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

GB Paralympian graduates

Louise Hunt, who represented the ParalympicsGB team in wheelchair tennis at the London 2012 Games, graduated with a foundation degree at our Winter Award Ceremonies on Tuesday 11 December.

Pride in our Paralympians

As the London 2012 summer of sport ends we celebrate the outstanding achievements of the Paralympic athletes associated with the University and take great pride in the Paralympians who are bringing home medals:

Spreading the message of the Games

University of Bath alumna, Caroline Searle, has had her fair share of Olympic and Paralympic participation.

Creating a lasting legacy for Paralympic sport

Experts at the University are carrying out life-changing research into disability sport and exercise, inspired by our role in helping to train elite Paralympic athletes.

Olympic Media Coverage