News Archive, Category: Modern Pentathlon

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World’s brightest young minds head to University of Bath STV for 60th International Mathematical Olympiad

16 July 2019

The University of Bath Sports Training Village is hosting a different kind of competition this week – the 60th International Mathematical Olympiad. The brightest young minds from more than 100 countries spanning all five continents are staying on campus and taking on challenging exams in the STV sports hall as the UK hosts the World Championship Mathematics Competition for high school students for the first time since 2002. Someone who aspired to compete at a...

(From left) Georgia Hannam, Karenza Bryson and Olivia Green won team bronze at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon Junior World Championships

Kerenza Bryson leads medal charge as rising Pentathlon GB stars excel at 2019 Junior World Championships in Poland

13 July 2019

Kerenza Bryson won a hat-trick of medals and there were podium places for University of Bath students Georgia Hannam, Olivia Green and Myles Pillage as Pentathlon GB athletes continued their excellent 2019 form at the Junior World Championships in Drzonkow, Poland. Bryson teamed up with Physical Health & Activity student Georgia Hannam, a Santander Sporting Scholar, to win silver in the women’s relay on the opening day of competition. Then she built on a stunning...

British Racing Drivers' Club visit to Team Bath Judo, May 2019

British racing drivers learn new sporting skills during visit to University of Bath Sports Training Village

12 July 2019

Nine of Britain’s best racing drivers got to experience and learn from new sports, including modern pentathlon and judo, when they visited the University of Bath for a bonding day. Kiern Jewiss, Seb Morris, Enaam Ahmed, Tom Gamble, Jordan Albert, Bradley Burns, Jordan Collard, Ayrton Simmons and Will Tregurtha are all members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) and have enjoyed success in either single-seater or sports car competition. They took time out from...

Joe Choong celebrates as he wins gold at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final in Tokyo. Picture credit: UIPM / Nuno Goncalves

Pentathlon GB’s Joe Choong sets Olympic qualifying standard with glorious gold at World Cup Final in Tokyo

01 July 2019

Joe Choong became the first University of Bath-based athlete to set the Tokyo 2020 qualifying standard when he magnificently won Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final gold in the Olympic host city. “To get over the line in first and claim my first senior gold medal, as well as an Olympic Qualification spot, is an absolutely amazing feeling,” said the MJ Church Ambassador after his trademark sprint finish in the run-shoot had clinched victory in the...

Pentathlon GB training in Tokyo ahead of the 2019 World Cup Final

First chance to stake 2020 Olympics claim as Pentathlon GB head to Tokyo test event for World Cup Final

26 June 2019

Pentathlon GB athletes based at the University of Bath will have their first chance to set the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifying standard when they compete in the World Cup Final in Japan this week. The culmination of this year’s UIPM World Cup campaign is doubling as an Olympic test event and the gold medallists in the men’s and women’s individual competition will put themselves firmly in line to return to Tokyo next summer. Mathematics...

Georgia Hannam, Kerenza Bryson and Olivia Green won women's team bronze at the 2019 Junior Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Women’s team bronze caps successful week for rising Pentathlon GB stars at Junior European Championships

09 June 2019

University of Bath students Georgia Hannam and Olivia Green teamed up with Kerenza Bryson to win Pentathlon GB's fourth medal of the 2019 Junior Modern Pentathlon European Championships - team bronze in the women's final. All three of them produced fine individual displays to record top-20 finishes in Poland - Hannam 11th, Bryson 15th and Green 18th - and those scores added together saw the trio claim the final spot on the team podium. Hannah,...

Netballer Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and pentathlete Olivia Green shortlisted for 2019 TASS Stars Awards

07 June 2019

University of Bath students Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Olivia Green are among the finalists for the 2019 TASS Stars Awards, which recognise achievements in sport and study in the past year. MJ Church Ambassador Drakeford-Lewis, who studies Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering and is supported by a Bill Whiteley Scholarship, has enjoyed a stellar season with Team Bath Netball and was named as the Vitality Superleague Young Player of the Year. She is shortlisted alongside fencer...

Bradley Sutton and Myles Pillage on the podium at the 2019 Junior European Modern Pentathlon Championships

Back-to-back bronze medals secured by sporting scholars Myles Pillage and Bradley Sutton at Junior Modern Pentathlon Euro Champs

06 June 2019

University of Bath sporting scholars Myles Pillage and Bradley Sutton made it a hat-trick of British relay medals at the 2019 Junior Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Poland as they claimed bronze on Wednesday. It made it back-to-back junior European men’s relay bronzes for the pair having also stood of the third step of the podium in Spain 12 months ago. It was also the 15th international medal at junior and senior level of a...

Kerenza Bryson and Olivia Green won women's relay silver at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon Junior European Championships

Medals keep coming at Modern Pentathlon Junior Euro Champs as student Olivia Green and Kerenza Bryson secure silver

05 June 2019

Team Bath Dual Career athlete Olivia Green teamed up with Kerenza Bryson to continue Pentathlon GB’s fantastic start to the 2019 Junior European Championships by claiming a fine silver in the women’s relay. There was little to choose between the leading nations throughout the day in Poland but a strong finish saw the Brits take the second step on the podium, following on from fellow University of Bath students Georgia Hannam and Oliver Murray’s bronze...

Georgia Hannam and Oliver Murray on the podium at the Junior Modern Pentathlon European Championships in June 2019

Birthday bronze for scholar Georgia Hannam as she and Oliver Murray start Junior Euro Modern Pentathlon Champs on podium

03 June 2019

University of Bath students Georgia Hannam and Oliver Murray won mixed relay bronze as Pentathlon GB enjoyed a strong start to the 2019 Junior European Championships in Poland. The podium place was a perfect 21st birthday present for Physical Activity & Health student Hannam, who is supported by Santander Sports Scholarship and won 18 of her 21 bouts in the fencing salle - more than any other athlete in the field. Team Bath Dual Career...

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