News Archive, Tag: Joe Evans

Joe Evans and Tom Toolis of Pentathlon GB, May 2016

Top-ten finish for pentathletes Joe Evans and Tom Toolis at World Championships

25 May 2016

Joe Evans and University of Bath student Tom Toolis earned a top-ten finish for Pentathlon GB in the men’s relay on day two of the UIPM World Championships in Moscow, Russia. A scintillating time of 1:49.62 in the 200m freestyle swim gave the Brits an early lead but they dropped to sixth after 14 wins and 18 defeats in the fencing salle. The ride was described by Pentathlon GB Performance Director Jan Bartu as “carnage”...

(From left) Joe Choong, Samantha Murray, Sam Curry, Freyja Prentice, Joe Evans, Joanna Muir, Jamie Cooke, Kate French and Tom Toolis have been selected for the 2016 Modern Pentathlon World Championships

Final chance to set Olympic standard as pentathletes head to World Championships

19 May 2016

Pentathlon GB has selected nine University of Bath-based athletes, including two current students and six graduates, for next week’s World Championships – the last qualifying event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Samantha Murray, World Champion in 2014 and bronze-medallist in 2012, is named in the women’s team along with Kate French, Joanna Muir and Freyja Prentice. Jamie Cooke, fresh from winning a historic World Cup Final gold medal, is in the men’s team along...

Jamie Cooke on the shooting range at the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Festive cheer for Kate French and Jamie Cooke in Pentathlon GB National Ranking Competition at STV

22 December 2015

Kate French and Jamie Cooke got their 2016 seasons off to a fine start with victory in the first Pentathlon GB National Ranking Competition of the new campaign. University of Bath Sports Performance graduate French, who has set the qualification standard for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, was in commanding form as she won the women’s competition at the Sports Training Village – home to Pentathlon GB’s National Training Centre. Freyja Prentice recorded the fastest...

Valerio Grasselli and Camilla Lontano receive their mixed team relay gold ay the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Italy provide golden start to European Championships at University of Bath

18 August 2015

There was a good turnout of spectators at the University of Bath on Tuesday to see Italy win the first gold medal of the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships. Eighteen athletes from nine countries took part in the opening event, the mixed team relay, and received vocal backing throughout the five disciplines of swimming, fencing, riding, running and shooting – all of which took place at the Sports Training Village. There was a loud cheer...

Tom Toolis of Pentathlon GB

Tom Toolis is highest-placed Brit at Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final

15 June 2015

University of Bath student Tom Toolis was the highest-ranked Pentathlon GB athlete at the weekend’s World Cup Final in Minsk, Belarus. Toolis, who is studying Sport & Exercise Science, overtook team-mate Jamie Cooke to finish 22nd overall on Saturday. Former World Junior Champion Cooke was two places further back, while Sports Performance student Joe Evans came home in 32nd place. Victory went to Italy’s Riccardo De Luca, who claimed the sole Rio 2016 Olympic qualification...

Joe Evans (by Steve Ballinger, Matchtight)

Men’s quartet complete clean sweep of final places for Pentathlon GB at Rome World Cup

09 April 2015

All four Pentathlon GB men have made it through to Saturday’s final at World Cup 3 in Rome after impressive performances in Thursday’s qualification round. University of Bath students Joe Evans and Tom Toolis finished second and third respectively in Group A, while Joe Choong also placed in the top three in Group B. Double Olympian Nick Woodbridge, making his first World Cup appearance for two years after a hip injury, narrowly missed out on...

Freyja Prentice of Pentathlon GB

Freyja Prentice wins bronze for Pentathlon GB at World Cup in Cairo

23 March 2015

Freyja Prentice became the third British woman to stand on a Modern Pentathlon World Cup podium this season as she won bronze in Cairo, Egypt. The University of Bath biology graduate was seventh going into the final combined run-shoot event but battled her way through the field to take third place in a thrilling finish. Prentice’s medal adds to the gold and bronze won by Pentathlon GB team-mates Samantha Murray and Kate French respectively at...

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