Live blog – Rio Olympic Games day 13

18 August 2016

Pentathlon GB quartet Kate French, Samantha Murray, Joe Choong and Jamie Cooke are the final University of Bath-based athletes to begin their Rio Olympic Games campaigns on Thursday.

London 2012 silver medallist Murray and French get underway first, competing in the fencing event at the Youth Arena.

In the same location the Pentathlon GB men Choong and world number one Cooke then begin their campaigns from 18.30 onwards.

On the athletics track Eilidh Doyle contests her first Olympic final at 2.15am BST.

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Thursday 18 August 2016
Sport Time* Stage Athlete(s) Event Venue Result
Modern Pentathlon 14.00-17.00 Ranking Kate French, Samantha Murray Fencing  Youth Arena

Kate French: 19th, 202 points

Samantha Murray: 31st, 184 points

Modern Pentathlon 18.30-21.30 Ranking Joe Choong, Jamie Cooke Fencing  Youth Arena

Joe Choong: 8th, 222 points

Jamie Cooke: 28th, 184 points


Athletics 02.15 Final Eilidh Doyle 400m hurdles Olympic Stadium – Engenhão

 8th, 54.61


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