News Archive, Category: Alumni

Georgina Harland

14 May 2011

Sport/Event > Modern Pentathlon Date and Place of Birth > 1978, Canterbury, Kent Occupation > Full-time athlete Biography > Georgina Harland produced a typically gutsy performance to win the modern pentathlon bronze medal at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. The modern pentathlon is one of the most gruelling challenges in modern sport, with athletes competing in five very different sporting disciplines – air pistol shooting, fencing, a 200m swim, show jumping and a 3k cross-country...

Kate Allenby

10 May 2011

Sport/Event > Modern Pentathlon Place and Date of Birth > 1974, Great Britain Height > 177cm Weight > 72kg Occupation > Teacher/Modern Pentathlon coach Biography > Won bronze on the final day of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney despite suffering a muscle tear in her shoulder. Placed 8th in Athens despite a valiant cross country had and was unlucky not to win a medal in Athens after drawing a difficult horse in the equestrian...

Dr Stephanie Cook MBE

06 May 2011

Sport/Event > Modern Pentathlon Date and Place of Birth > 1972, Scotland Height > 172cm Weight > 57kg Occupation > Doctor Biography > At first Stephanie Cook was more involved in rowing and athletics than modern pentathlon at university follwing in her sisters footsteps. However a broken wrist forced her to retire from rowing and when she arrived at Lincoln College, Oxford she took up modern pentathlon. It was to her the ultimate challenge - one...

Philipp Waffler

02 May 2011

Title: Men’s Team Head Coach Biography: Originally from Switzerland, Philipp Waffler is the modern pentathlon’s men’s team head coach. Philipp is former international athlete and coach of Canada who joined us in October 2008 .

Ben McLean

02 May 2011

Sport/Event > Modern Pentathlon Place of Birth > Chelmsford, Essex Competitive Record > World Junior Championships: 21st, Sydney, Setpember 2002 World Cup round 4: 23rd, Athens, July 2005 National Pentathlon Championships: 7th Millfield, Somerset, July 2005 World Cup Final: 7th, Uppsala, Sweden, August 2005 National Pentathlon Championships: 4th, Bath, June 2006 World Championships: 18th team relay, Guatemala City, November 2006

Lindsey Weedon

28 April 2011

Sport/Event > Modern Pentathlon Place of Birth > Nottingham Biography > A former triathlete who competed at the Youth B European Championships, Lindsey took up modern pentathlon in 1996, when she started fencing and riding. Only began training and competition seriously in 2001 when she came to the University of Bath to study. Won a trio of medals at the 2003 World Junior Championships in Athens and a member of GB’s silver medal winning relay...

Katy Burke

19 April 2011

Sport/Event > Modern Pentathlon Date and Place of Birth > 1 June 1989, Blackpool, UK Coached by > Istvan Nemeth Date Arrived at Team Bath > 2007 Biography > Katy started modern pentathlon in 1998 and combined then combined training at the Pentathlon GB High Performance Centre at the University of Bath with studying for a Sports Performabce degree. She has helped Britain to some major pieces of silverware on the international stage, including a...

Amelia Jobling

16 April 2011

Sport / Event > Modern Pentathlon Date and Place of Birth > 19 April 1990, St Leonards-on-Sea, UK Height > 168cm Weight > 56kg Coached by > Istvan Nemeth Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2011 Course of Study > Msc Mathematical Sciences Length of Course > 2 years Occupation > Student Headline Result > Ranked 8th - GBR Senior Rankings - 2012

Katy Livingston

15 April 2011

Sport/Event > Modern Pentathlon Place of Birth > 10 January 1984, Guisborough, Cleveland Height > 169cm Weight > 56kg Coached by > Istvan Nemeth Date Arrived at Team Bath > September 2002 Course of Study > Coach Education and Sports Development Graduate Occupation > Athlete/sports coach Biography > Katy made her Olympic debut in Beijing in 2008, where finishing in seventh place. She secured a place on the GB team by winning the individual bronze...

Sam Weale

22 March 2011

Sport/Event > Modern Pentathlon Place of Birth > Yeovil, Somerset, UK Height > 188cm Weight > 80kg Coached by > Philipp Waeffler Course of Study > Degree in Sports Technology (graduated from University of Bath) Biography > Sam retired from Modern Pentathlon in January 2014, after a career spanning over a decade saw him compete in two Olympic Games. Sam made a piece of history in 2010 when he became the first British man to...

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