News Archive, Tag: World Cup Final

Jamie Cooke won a historic World Cup Final gold in Sarasota in May 2016

Historic World Cup Final gold boosts Jamie Cooke’s Olympic pentathlon hopes

09 May 2016

Pentathlon GB’s Jamie Cooke gave his chances of Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification a significant boost when he became the first British man to win gold at the UIPM World Cup Final in Sarasota, Florida. It was the University of Bath-based athlete’s second international success in a month, following on from his World Cup victory in Kecskemét, Hungary. Biology graduate Freyja Prentice also claimed a top-six finish in the women’s competition in the United States...

Jamie Cooke and Freyja Prentice of Pentathlon GB

Pentathletes Jamie Cooke and Freyja Prentice seek Rio 2016 boost at World Cup Final

05 May 2016

Pentathlon GB’s Jamie Cooke is hoping it will be déjà vu all over again when he goes looking for more Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification points at this weekend's World Cup Final in the United States. Cooke enjoyed a timely confidence boost when he had ‘one of those perfect pentathlon days’ while winning World Cup gold in Kecskemét, Hungary earlier this month. It was his second success in Kecskemét, with his other World Cup victory coming...

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...

Defending champ Samantha Murray named in eight-strong Pentathlon GB squad for World Championships

03 June 2015

Samantha Murray has the chance to defend her Modern Pentathlon World Championship title after being named in an eight-strong Pentathlon GB squad for this year’s event. She will be joined in Berlin, Germany by fellow University of Bath graduates Kate French and Freyja Prentice, while Francesca Summers will make her debut at the Senior World Championships. In the men’s event, Britain will be represented by current University of Bath students Tom Toolis, Joseph Choong and...

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