News Archive, Tag: World Junior Championships

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...

Lloyd Wallace on the podium and in action at the 2015 World Junior Championships

Aerial skier Lloyd Wallace soars to World Junior Championships podium place in Italy

25 March 2015

Lloyd Wallace capped the best season of his career so far by winning a bronze medal in aerial skiing at the World Junior Championships in Valmalenco, Italy. Despite reduced visibility and falling snow, the University of Bath Sports Performance student nailed two triple twisting double somersaults. That earned the 20-year-old from Shaftesbury a lifetime best score of 190.70 for his full double-full and double-full full, returning him to the podium for the third time in...

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