Pentathletes hit the top ten in Los Angeles during encouraging Modern Pentathlon World Cup

31 March 2018

Pentathlon GB athletes recorded three top-ten finishes when they competed in Los Angeles at the second Modern Pentathlon World Cup of the 2018 season.

Former World Champion Samantha Murray (pictured) achieved her highest international placing since 2015 when she finished a fine fifth in the women’s competition, with team-mate Francesca Summers placing 18th overall.

Rio 2016 Olympian Jamie Cooke was seventh in the men’s competition, his fourth top-ten finish in as many visits to the United States. University of Bath Mathematics student Joe Choong, a MJ Church Ambassador, was 30th and Sport & Exercise Science graduate Tom Toolis was 33rd.

An encouraging week finished with Zoe Davison and Sam Curry combining to place sixth in the mixed relay competition. Full reports from the week can be found on the Pentathlon GB website – click here.

The University of Bath Sports Training Village has been home to Pentathlon GB’s National Training Centre since 1998. Click here for more information.

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