News Archive, Month: August 2019

Live blog: 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships day three – men’s qualifying

08 August 2019

After the excitement of the relays and a double gold for the host nation, day 3 of the Modern Pentathlon European Championships at the University of Bath sees the attention turn to the individual competitions. First up are the men, who are competing in two qualifying groups on Thursday and looking to secure their place in Saturday's final where eight Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying places will be up for grabs. We will be updating this...

Second gold for Pentathlon GB and Russia’s women excel on day of comebacks at Modern Pentathlon European Championships

07 August 2019

Great Britain won a second gold in as many days and Russia claimed the women’s relay title in fine style on an action-packed Day 2 of the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships at the University of Bath. Fresh from winning mixed relay gold with Kerenza Bryson on Tuesday, Myles Pillage teamed up with fellow Bath student Oliver Murray to take the honours in the men’s relay. They did it the hard way too after starting...

Live blog: 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships day two – men’s and women’s relays

07 August 2019

It's a busy Wednesday at the University of Bath Sports Training Village as both the men's and women's relays take place at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships. We will be providing updates on this page throughout a day that sees Bath students Myles Pillage - fresh from his mixed relay gold on Tuesday - and senior debutant Oliver Murray combine in the men's events, while Charlie Follett and Zoe Davison look to build on...

Myles Pillage and Kerenza Bryson provide Pentathlon GB with golden start to home European Championships in Bath

06 August 2019

There was a dream start to the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships for the host nation as Myles Pillage and Kerenza Bryson won mixed relay gold on the opening day of competition at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. The young Pentathlon GB duo provided a vocal home crowd with plenty to cheer throughout the day as they won the swimming, fencing and riding disciplines to take a 40-second advantage into the decisive run-shoot....

Live blog: 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships day one – mixed relay

06 August 2019

The 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships are finally under way at the University of Bath Sports Training Village! Ten nations are competing in the opening event, the mixed relay, which features talented young duo Kerenza Bryson and Myles Pillage representing Pentathlon GB. Tickets are available on the door for spectators, so come along and watch top-class international sport! We will be updating this page throughout the day after each of the five disciplines. 10.15am: SWIMMING...

Stage is set for a big week of world-class sport as Modern Pentathlon European Championships return to Bath

05 August 2019

Athletes and officials from 25 nations have arrived on campus and the University of Bath has been transformed as preparations are finalised for the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships, which begin on Tuesday. More than 150 of the continent’s finest all-round sports people, including 13 Pentathlon GB athletes, are competing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying event which runs until Sunday (August 11). All five pentathlon disciplines – swimming, fencing, riding and the combined run/shoot...

Fantastic five medals and more impressive performances for Team Bath AS swimmers at Home Nations Championships

04 August 2019

Thirteen Team Bath AS swimmers gained valuable national racing experience and achieved some impressive results when they competed in the summer Home Nations Swimming Championships in England, Wales and Scotland. The Swim England National Summer Championships in Sheffield saw Rue Fowler win double gold in the 14yr 100m and 200m backstroke. Originally seeded 19th in the 100m event, Rue took almost three seconds off her entry time across heats and finals to win the title in...

Train, study, compete – University of Bath students ready for ultimate home Modern Pentathlon European Championships

02 August 2019

They study and train at the University of Bath – now three members of the British squad for the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships are getting ready to compete there too. Charlie Follett, Oliver Murray and Myles Pillage will all gain valuable experience on the senior stage when they represent Pentathlon GB in the relay competitions, which start the continental championships on Tuesday and Wednesday. Biochemistry student Pillage, who is supported by a Trendell Sports...

Eboni Usoro-Brown all set for tenth season in Blue & Gold after committing to Team Bath for 2020 Netball Superleague

01 August 2019

Fresh from winning bronze with England at the 2019 Netball World Cup, Eboni Usoro-Brown has become the first player to recommit to Team Bath Netball for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season. The inspirational defender, who won her 100th cap for the Roses in Liverpool during the World Cup, has captained the Blue & Gold for the past four years and 2020 will mark her tenth Superleague campaign in total with Team Bath. She made her...

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