News Archive, Tag: Stephanie Cook

Dr Stephanie Cook is inducted into the Hall of Fame for Sport, May 2016

Rio 2016: Olympic champ Stephanie Cook backs pentathletes to shine at Rio 2016

18 August 2016

She was the first-ever athlete to win an Olympic gold medal while training at the University of Bath and remains an inspiration to all at the Sports Training Village. Now Dr Stephanie Cook is confident of seeing more medallists follow in her celebrated footsteps when the modern pentathlon competitions take place over the next 48 hours. Cook and training partner Kate Allenby won gold and bronze respectively in the first-ever Olympic women’s modern pentathlon event...

Kate Allenby (left) and Dr Stephanie Cook (right) are welcomed to the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell. PICTURE: Clare Green for Matchtight

Pioneering Olympic modern pentathlon medallists inducted into Hall of Fame for Sport

18 May 2016

The glorious past, exciting present and bright future of modern pentathlon was celebrated at the University of Bath on Wednesday when Dr Stephanie Cook and Kate Allenby were welcomed into the Hall of Fame for Sport. The current Pentathlon GB athletes training towards the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were among those watching as Sydney 2000 champion Cook and bronze-medallist Allenby were officially inducted by Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, Vice-Chancellor of the University...

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