News Archive, Tag: Eilidh Prise

University of Bath sporting scholar Eilidh Prise won the ladies' BUCS modern pentathlon individual title in March 2016

All-round ability secures BUCS modern pentathlon gold for scholar Eilidh Prise

15 March 2016

A series of strong performances from talented all-rounder Eilidh Prise saw the University of Bath sporting scholar win gold at the Ladies’ BUCS Modern Pentathlon Championships. The Mathematics student, supported by a Bill Whiteley Scholarship, was the top performer in the fencing, swimming and combined run/shoot as she finished with 5,224 points in total – nearly 1,000 more than her nearest opponent. Prise – who made her senior UIPM World Cup debut with Pentathlon GB...

Francesca Summers, centre, won the UIPM World Junior Championships in Mexico City in August 2015

World Junior Champ Francesca Summers ready for senior European stage

15 August 2015

Newly-crowned World Junior Champion Francesca Summers will have another chance to test herself on the senior stage next week when she competes in the Modern Pentathlon European Championships at the University of Bath. The 19-year-old warmed up for the Rio 2016 Olympic qualifying event in style by winning two golds at the World Junior Championships in Mexico City last week – the individual women’s title and the women’s relay with Mathematics student Eilidh Prise. She...

Eilidh Prise and Francesca Summers won women's relay gold at the 2015 Modern Pentathlon World Junior Championships

Mexican gold for student Eilidh Prise as Pentathlon GB win again at World Junior Championships

10 August 2015

University of Bath student Eilidh Prise teamed up with individual champion Francesca Summers to win women’s relay gold at the Modern Pentathlon Junior World Championships in Mexico City. The Pentathlon GB duo started Saturday’s competition with a solid swim, with a time of 2:13.05 putting them eighth out of the 12 teams An impressive 27 wins in fencing – the best performance of the day – moved them up the rankings and they went into...

Francesca Summers, centre, won the UIPM World Junior Championships in Mexico City in August 2015

Pentathlon GB’s Francesca Summers crowned as World Junior Champion

07 August 2015

Francesca Summers warmed up for this month’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships at the University of Bath in stunning style by being crowned as the UIPM World Junior Champion in Mexico City. The 19-year-old, a Youth Olympic Games silver-medallist in 2014, went into the combined run/shoot in ninth place but produced a storming performance to take the lead at the final shoot. She then held off a determined challenge from Russia’s Sofia Serkina in the last few...

Nick Woodbridge and Mhairi Spence launch ticket sales for the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Mhairi Spence and Nick Woodbridge added to Modern Pentathlon World Championship squad

26 June 2015

Mhairi Spence and Nick Woodbridge have been added to the Pentathlon GB squad for next week’s World Championships in Berlin, Germany. The call-up means University of Bath graduate Spence, who replaces the injured Freyja Prentice, has the chance to replicate her world-title triumph of 2012. Reigning World Champion Samantha Murray will also be looking to join the elite group of modern pentathletes who have won multiple global titles. Kate French and Francesca Summers complete the...

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