News Archive, Category: Modern Pentathlon

Kate French and Jamie Cooke won silver at the 2017 Kremlin Cup in Moscow

Kate French and Jamie Cooke medal in Moscow as Kremlin Cup concludes modern pentathlon season

03 September 2017

Pentathlon GB’s Kate French and Jamie Cooke ended their 2017 seasons on a high note as they teamed up to win silver at the Kremlin Cup, an invitational mixed relay event in Moscow. The Rio 2016 Olympians were in medal contention throughout the day after being one of only five teams to break the two-minute barrier in the opening 200m freestyle swim. They then surged to the top of the leaderboard with 28 victories and...

Joe Choong Kate French Pentathlon GB

Sixth is super for Pentathlon GB’s Joe Choong and Kate French at World Championships

27 August 2017

University of Bath student Joe Choong and graduate Kate French both overcame challenging conditions to record superb sixth-placed finishes at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Cairo, Egypt. MJ Church ambassador Choong, who studies Mathematics, enjoyed a strong start to the men’s individual final by winning 22 of his 35 fencing bouts and recording the fastest time of 2:00.87 in the swimming pool to sit in third place. An unfortunate fall when his horse stopped...

The Pentathlon GB squad for the 2017 World Championships in Cairo - Jamie Cooke, Sam Curry, Samantha Murray, Joe Choong, Francesca Summers, Myles Pillage, Kate French, Jo Muir, Bradley Sutton and Tom Toolis

VIDEO: Meet the Pentathlon GB squad ahead of 2017 World Championships in Cairo

22 August 2017

Ten University of Bath-based Pentathlon GB athletes are flying the flag for Great Britain at the 2017 Modern Pentathlon World Championships, which get under way in Cairo, Egypt today - SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH INTERVIEWS. Two up-and-coming junior athletes will get the campaign under way in the men’s relay – Sports Performance student Bradley Sutton, supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, and Myles Pillage, who will start a Biochemistry degree at the University next month....

Students and graduates ready to take on the world with Pentathlon GB on senior and junior stage

30 July 2017

A host of University of Bath students and graduates have been selected to represent Pentathlon GB at both the Senior World Championships in Egypt and the Junior World Championships in Hungary. The University’s £30million Sports Training Village has proudly been home to Pentathlon GB’s National Training Centre for the past two decades, with many athletes taking the opportunity to combine world-class sport with world-class education. During that time Britain has won 14 medals at the...

Kate French was Pentathlon GB's top finisher at the 2017 Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Belarus

Another top-ten finish for Kate French as Pentathlon GB battle illness at European Champs

23 July 2017

In-form Kate French was the highest-placed Pentathlon GB finisher during an eventful European Championships in Belarus that saw the British squad hit by food poisoning. Rio 2016 Olympian French, a University of Bath Sports Performance graduate, performed consistently well throughout the women’s final on Saturday – including a flawless clear round in the riding arena – to record her sixth successive top-ten result. Former World Champion Samantha Murray was 14th, her best result of the...

Six of the best – Bath-based athletes in contention for TASS Stars Awards

22 July 2017

Six athletes who receive Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) support at the University of Bath have been shortlisted in the first-ever TASS Stars Awards for their performances during the past year. Shooter Kristian Callaghan, who graduated earlier this month with a Masters in Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, is in contention for the Most Inspirational prize. Judoka Rhys Thompson is shortlisted for Most Enterprising athlete, while two of the three contenders for Most Dedicated are...

2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships, horse riding

Modern Pentathlon European Championships to return to University of Bath in 2019

18 July 2017

The University of Bath will once again stage the Modern Pentathlon European Championships in 2019 - a qualifying competition for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Pentathlon GB, whose National Training Centre has been based at the University since 1998, has been awarded the event by the European Confederation of Modern Pentathlon (ECMP) following a competitive bidding process. It will be the second time in four years that the European Championships have been staged at the £30million Sports Training Village...

Class acts – sporty schoolkids from South West take part in Summer School Games at STV

05 July 2017

Hundreds of youngsters from across the South West demonstrated their sporting skills in the inspirational surroundings of the University of Bath Sports Training Village (STV) on Wednesday as they competed in the Summer School Games. Pupils from Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucester who had qualified through previous competitions took part in the annual event, which was organised by the West of England Sports Trust (Wesport). They made full use...

Pentathlon GB athletes Sarah Collin and Bradley Sutton are among the Sports Scholars for 2016-17

Students are Barcelona bound for Junior European Modern Pentathlon Champs

14 June 2017

Five University of Bath students have been named in the Pentathlon GB squad for the 2017 Junior European Championships, taking place in Barcelona, Spain later this month. Charlie Follett, Georgia Pipes, Sarah Collin, Bradley Sutton and Jamie Harper are joined in the squad by Myles Pillage and Holly Parker, who also train at Pentathlon GB’s National Training Centre at the Sport Training Village. Sutton and Collin (pictured), who both study Sport Performance, are supported by...

(From left) Kate French, Samantha Murray and Jo Muir were the women's medallists at the 2017 British Modern Pentathlon Championships

Murray and Cooke crowned as British Champs as Laser-Run City Tour makes successful UK debut

05 June 2017

Olympians Samantha Murray and Jamie Cooke took the titles when the University of Bath played host to the 2017 British Modern Pentathlon Championships on Sunday. An action-packed day at the Sports Training Village also saw members of the public take part in the first-ever Laser-Run City Tour event to be staged in the UK. The University is the long-term home to Pentathlon GB’s National Training Centre, so it was against a familiar backdrop that London...

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