St Mary's University, Twickenham
There is a proud history of international sporting success at St Mary's University.
Five St Mary's athletes were selected to represent their country at Doha 2019
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15 St Mary's athletes were selected to represent their country at Gold Coast 2018
Athletes from 14 countries trained at St Mary's in the build-up to London 2018
If St Mary's was a country, we'd have finished 25th at the 2016 Olympics
St Mary's was selected as the training base for New Zealand and South Africa
Athletes from 10 nations trained at St Mary's as part of their London 2012 preparation
Two St Mary's alumni won medals at the 2008 Olympic Games
David Bedford is a former 10,000m world record holder and up until 2012 was race director for the Virgin London Marathon, which is a partner in St Mary’s highly successful Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre (EPACC).
Rebecca Romero studied Sport Science at St Mary’s and was a member of the University’s rowing team. She is a double Olympic medallist after securing silver in quadruple sculls in Athens 2004 and a cycling Gold in the individual pursuit in Beijing 2008.
Former student Mo Farah lived and trained at St Mary’s for 10 years before relocating to the USA in 2011 and secured Gold in the 5,000m and 10,000m events at London 2012. Mo became the first British man to win two Olympic track and field titles at the same Games since 1924.
Matt Wells studied at St Mary’s and was an active participant in the University’s sporting community during his time as a student. He won a Bronze double sculls Olympic medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and is credited with leading the resurgence in British men’s sculling.
Sport St Mary’s
Faculty of Sport, Allied Health and Performance Science
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