Students to make World Cup debuts this week

18 February 2013

Four University of Bath students are set to make their modern pentathlon World Cup debuts in the USA later this week.

The quartet of Sports Performance students Jo Muir and Joe Evans, Politics with International Relations student Sam Curry and Sport and Exercise Science student Tom Toolis, will compete in the opening World Cup of the year in Palm Springs.

They are joined in the GB team in California by Jamie Cooke, Katy Burke, Heather Fell and Kate French.

The GB modern pentathlon team train at the Pentathlon GB High Performance Centre at the University of Bath. Pentathlon GB have had a base at the University since 1999.

The opening World Cup of the year gets underway with the men’s heats on Wednesday (20 February), with the women’s heats on Thursday (21 February).

Further details about the competition and the GB team are available on the Pentathlon GB website.

Pictured are (left to right) Jo Muir, Sam Curry, Joe Evans & Tom Toolis.

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