News Archive, Tag: world cup

Freyja Prentice of Pentathlon GB

Freyja Prentice and Kate French through to Modern Pentathlon World Cup final in Rome

09 April 2015

Pentathlon GB duo Freyja Prentice and Kate French are safely through to the women’s individual final at World Cup 3 in Rome, Italy. Prentice – who won a bronze medal at the last World Cup in Cairo, Egypt in March – topped Group B in the qualifying stages on Wednesday with 1,080 points, ranking her ninth overall. And French – a third-placed finisher at World Cup 1 in Sarasota, US in February – scored 1,076...

Mhairi Spence, Nigel Laughton, Kara Luck and Nick Woodbridge at the launch of the 2015 European Championships ticket sale. PICTURE: Sam Farr for Matchtight

Double Olympian Nick Woodbridge returns as Pentathlon GB name strong team for World Cup in Rome

01 April 2015

Double Olympian Nick Woodbridge will make his first World Cup appearance for two years after being named in the Pentathlon GB squad for this season’s third World Cup in Rome from April 8-13. Reigning World Champion Samantha Murray – who struck gold at the opening World Cup in Sarasota, US – also returns to a women’s team which features Kate French and Frejya Prentice, who have both won bronze medals this season. Woodbridge – who...

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...

Who will be England’s best player at the World Cup?

12 June 2014

The FIFA World Cup kicks-off today and as the three Southampton FC Academy graduates in the England squad prepare for their first World Cup, we want to know who you think will be England's biggest star in Brazil. Luke Shaw, Adam Lallana and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain all came through the youth system at Southampton and the south coast club base part of their academy here at the University of Bath. Current Real Madrid star Gareth Bale...

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