OLYMPICS Team GB & Team Bath gold rush continues

Anna Hopkin swimmingJames Guy won his second gold medal of Tokyo 2020 and University of Bath graduate Anna Hopkin was also crowned as Olympic champion as Team GB’s gold rush in the swimming pool continued in magnificent style this morning.

Victory came in world-record time too as, after being given a strong start to the mixed 4x100m medley relay final by Kathleen Dawson and Adam Peaty, British Swimming National Centre Bath star Guy swam a stunning butterfly split of 50.0 to give freestyler Hopkin a lead that she consolidated magnificently with a 52.0 leg to bring the team home in an incredible time of 3:37.58.

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OLYMPICS Gold medal haul for Team Bath

4x200m relay teamGBBath Four more Olympic gold medals are heading back to the University of Bath after another incredible morning of swimming for Team GB at Tokyo 2020.

Sporting scholar Tom Dean won his second gold in just over 24 hours as he and British Swimming National Centre Bath team-mates James Guy and Matt Richards teamed up with Duncan Scott to win the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay title in sensational style.

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WATER POLO Bristol's Figes leads GB Euro bid

Bristol's Craig Figes leads the Great Britain Men's Water Polo team again as they bid to qualify for next year's LEN European Championships in Budapest.

In the next few hours GB start their qualification bid against hosts Georgia in Tblisi at 1830 GET time, which is three hours ahead of British Summer Time.

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OLYMPICS GOLD for Tom Dean of Team Bath swimmer

Tom Dean swimmingUniversity of Bath student Tom Dean produced the swim of his life this morning to win 200m freestyle gold for Team GB at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Mechanical Engineering student Dean, who is supported by a Bill Whiteley Sporting Scholarship, took a quarter of a second off his personal best to clock a new British record of 1:42.22 in an incredible final and pip fellow Team GB star Duncan Scott to victory by four-hundredths of a second.

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WATER POLO Bristol and Cheltenham top national pools

Bristol Central and Cheltenham are through to the men's British Gas Water Polo Championships Finals after topping their preliminary pools with three straight wins.

And the semi-final draw keeps the South West sides apart when they compete in the Manchester finals in two weeks.

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WATER POLO Cheltenham win men's national title

Cheltenham beat City of Manchester 12-11 after a penalty shoot out to win their first men’s Water Polo Championships title.

The 2014 British Gas-sponsored competition at Manchester Aquatic Centre was filled with drama as Cheltenham held Super 5 winners Manchester to an 8-8 draw in normal time.

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PLYMOUTH LEANDER Rudd is swim coach of year

Plymouth Leander head coach Jon Rudd (centre) with Jacco Verhaeran, sporting director of the Dutch Swimming Federation and Laura Rattray, representing Speedo, image courtesy darren shipman at dpix, bromsgrovePlymouth Leander’s Jon Rudd has been recognized as 2012 British Swimming Coaches Association coach of the year.

Rudd received the BSCA Coach of the Year award - sponsored by Speedo - for coaching Lithuania’s teenage swimming sensation Ruta Meilutyte to Olympic gold in the women’s 100m breaststroke at London 2012.

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