July 2019 news

Scott sets gold standard in Gwangju

Scott swam the second fastest split of all time in the 4x100m medley final 29 July 2019

A stunning performance from University of Stirling swimming sensation Duncan Scott helped Great Britain to win 4x100m medley gold at the World Championships in South Korea.

WATCH: Tokyo back on the agenda for Paralympic champ Darke

Karen Darke is aiming to compete at her third Paralympic Games in Tokyo 17 July 2019

WATCH: Karen Darke is a Paralympic champion, speaker, writer, coach, adventurer and Winning Students scholar at the University of the West of Scotland.

We caught up with Darke at the UWS Inspiring Women lecture series to talk about her phenomenal career and her renewed drive to compete at Tokyo 2020.

Rankin targeting GB spot after Henley success

Rankin won the Coxless Fours with the Edinburgh crew at Henley-on-Thames 4 July 2019

WATCH: University of Edinburgh Winning Students scholar, Alex Rankin, punches well above her height in the world of competitive rowing, competing for GB at international competitions across the world.

Following a successful Henley Women's Regatta, we caught up with the History of Art Student to get a glimpse into the daily life of a high performance student athlete and find out what she's aiming for this summer.