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Olympic delight for University of Birmingham torch bearers

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Two University of Birmingham students Annabel Fitzgerald a final year undergraduate and postgraduate cancer scientist Beckie Port have been selected to carry the Olympic flame when the torch relay passes through the West Midlands. They will be joined in carrying the flame by lecturers Dr Celia Taylor and Dr Matt Bridge and alumnus Mostafa Soleimani.
Date:
21/03/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

England takes gold as preparations continue for London 2012

England takes gold as preparations continue for London 2012
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Over the weekend of February 11-12, University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumni headed to the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in Sheffield to compete at the UK Indoor Trials and Championship.
Date:
16/02/2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships
Description
University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) athletes travelled to Velenje, Slovenia for the SPAR European Cross Country Championships on December, 11, and helped the Aviva Great Britain & Northern Ireland (GB&NI) top the medal table for the fourth consecutive year.
Date:
14/12/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

The Olympics come to Birmingham

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As part of the University of Birmingham's celebration of the Olympics coming to the UK in 2012, over 1600 students aged between 11 and 12 years old will be at the starting blocks for this year's Christmas Science lectures.
Date:
12/12/2011
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport, Teaching

Chrissie takes Ironman Championship title again, while Rachel rejoices at fourth place

Chrissie takes Ironman Championship title again, while Rachel rejoices at fourth place
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Alumna Chrissie Wellington won the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championship title on Saturday, October 8, deservedly earning the crown for the fourth time in five years.
Date:
17/10/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport
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