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CUSTOMER NOTICE: Afternoon events at today’s European Championships men’s final rescheduled due to high winds

10 August 2019

Today’s riding and laser-run events at the Modern Pentathlon European Championships have been put back to 17.00 and 19.15 respectively because of high winds. We have made this decision based on the current forecast and for the safety of all participants. We hope you will bear with us and, for spectators on site and those due to arrive, please follow the Pentathlon GB social media channels for updates. Our spectator marketplace and ‘come and try...

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Live blog: 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships day five – men’s final

10 August 2019

The first medals will be handed out and eight Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification places will be secured when the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships men's final takes place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday. Ticket-holders are advised that, with high winds forecast, we have had to reschedule the riding and laser-run events to 5pm and 7.15pm respectively due to safety reason. Keep in touch via this live blog and our social...

Women weather testing conditions to book their places in final as Modern Pentathlon European Championships reach crunch time

09 August 2019

Some of the world’s top all-round sportswomen made light of blustery conditions at the University of Bath Sports Training Village to secure their places in Sunday’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships final. The big names – which included an Olympic gold-medallist and the reigning World and European Champions – and all four British athletes were able to stay in contention for Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification places by progressing through the semi-finals. Britain’s Kate French and France’s...

Live blog: 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships day four – women’s qualifying

09 August 2019

It is the women's turn to take centre stage at the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships today as they look to book their place in Sunday's final. Among those looking to progress are four University of Bath graduates - Kate French, Jess Varley and Jo Muir for Pentathlon GB and Eilidh Prise for Ireland. Francesca Summers is also representing the host nation and is in Group B along with Varley, World Champion Anastasiya Prokopenko of...

Global champions secure their places in world-class men’s final at 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Bath

08 August 2019

The reigning Olympic, World and European Champions all made safe progress through to the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships men’s final with impressive performances in today’s qualifying round at the University of Bath. Alexander Lesun of Russia, GB’s Jamie Cooke and Valentin Prades of France will all be joined in Saturday’s world-class field by 2019 World Cup Final gold-medallist Joe Choong, who was among four Brits to secure their place in the medal decider. Eight...

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...

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