Last years English Women’s Open Mid-Amateur Champion, Lucy Williams has qualified for the Faldo Series Grand Final after winning a regional qualifier.
While all other students were enjoying the social activities of Freshers Week, sports scholar Vicky Graves was busy collecting a silver medal at the World Duathlon Championships.
As one very successful year for the UBSport scholarship scheme draws to a close, a new bunch of scholars have recently been selected for the academic year which kicks off next week.
The illustrious HAS OSCARS (Out Standing Customer Award Recognitions Scheme) saw two University of Birmingham Sport staff members collect awards.
University of Birmingham Biochemistry graduate Hannah England picked up silver in the 1500m at this weekend’s World Athletics Finals in Greece, seconded only by Olympic Champion, Nancy Jebet Langat.
This month’s award goes to TASS Scholar Anna Sharkey (3rd year Physiotherapy) after she helped the Great Britain Senior Goalball team to European gold in Munich. The team beat Denmark 7-3 in the final to take the title.
Birmingham rowers can add another European medal to their tally after picking up silver at the European Universities Sports Association regatta.
As if being part of the England team crowned European Champions wasn’t enough, UBSport graduate James Fair had double the reason to celebrate this weekend, as the alumnus was also titled ‘Goalkeeper of the tournament’.
Four University of Birmingham rowers are off to Kruszwica, Poland this week to represent Britain at the European Universities Sports Association regatta.