News Archive, Category: Athletes

Joe Choong

18 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon Date arrived at Team Bath: September 2013 University of Bath course of study: Mathematics Occupation: Student Biography: Joe, an ambassador for M.J. Church, combines studying for a Mathematics degree at the University of Bath with training at the Pentathlon GB High Performance Centre at the University.  He was the recipient of the 2013/14 Ivor Powell Sports Scholarship. Rio 2016 Joe's remarkable journey to his debut Olympic Games aged just 20 took off where his qualification left off...

Jamie Cooke

18 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon Year of Birth: 1991 Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: Jamie has established himself as one of the world's leading modern pentathletes. Based in Bath, he has a degree in Business Administration and Geography from Bath Spa University. In 2013, Jamie won the first Modern Pentathlon World Cup medal of his career in Budapest to continue his emergence onto the senior stage. Victory in the opening World Cup of the Rio Olympics qualification period came in February 2015, when...

Sam Curry

17 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon University of Bath course of study: Politics and International Relations (graduate) Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: For a full biography profile, visit www.pentathlongb.org/about/team

Joe Evans

16 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon University of Bath course of study: Sports Performance (graduate) Date arrived at Team Bath: 2012 Biography: Joe achieved the remarkable feat of winning a bronze medal on his World Cup debut, aged just 19 and his 2013 performances earned him Pentathlon GB's Newcomer of the Year award. For a full biography profile, visit: www.pentathlongb.org/about/team  

Kate French

14 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon Year of Birth: 1991 University of Bath course of study: Sports Performance (graduate) Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: Kate made her breakthrough in 2013 when she finished 10th in the individual competitions at both the World and the European Championship, and helped the British women's teams to team golds at both competitions. Her performances that year earned her one of two Pentathlon GB Outstanding Performance of  the Year awards. Rio 2016 Kate impressed at her debut Olympic...

Joanna Muir

12 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon Year of Birth: 1994 University of Bath course of study: Sports Performance (graduate) Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: Scottish-born Joanna started modern pentathlon at the age of 15. She established herself as a modern pentathlon athlete following a background of competing in tetrathlons and is a University of Bath graduate having studied Sports Performance on campus. Joanna sits on Team Bath's Athlete Forum because she wants to do her bit to help ensure the University of Bath's outstanding sporting facilities remain...

Samantha Murray

11 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon Date of Birth: 25 September 1989 University of Bath course of study: French and Politics (graduated in 2012) Date Arrived at Team Bath: 2009 Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: Samantha won Britain's 65th and last medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games - a silver medal on the final day of the Games. She became the fifth GB woman pentathlete to win an Olympic medal from the four Games to feature the sport...

James Myatt

07 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon University of Bath course of study: Business Administration (graduate) Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: James took up modern pentathlon when his pony club was temporarily shut as a precaution because of the foot and mouth outbreak. He took a season out in 2012/13 as he was on a placement year as part of his Business Administration degree at the University of Bath. For a full biography profile, visit www.pentathlongb.org/about/team  

Freyja Prentice

03 April 2011

Sport: Modern Pentathlon Year of Birth: 1990 University of Bath course of study: Biology (graduate) Occupation: Full-time athlete Biography: Freyja has a Biology degree from the University of Bath and trains at Pentathlon GB's National Training Centre at the University. Born in Norway - where her father worked in the oil industry - she lived in Scotland from the age of two. Her father is originally from South Africa and her mother from New Zealand. She grew up...

Eilidh Prise

02 April 2011

Sport: Modern pentathlon Date Arrived at Team Bath: September 2014 University of Bath course of study: Mathematics (graduate) Biography: Eilidh combines studying Mathematics at the University of Bath with training at Pentathlon GB’s National Training Centre at the University. She was awarded the 2014 Bill Whiteley Scholarship at the University of Bath. For a full biography profile, visit www.pentathlongb.org/about/team

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