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Senior Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Cooke and Choong narrowly miss out on relay medal at Senior Modern Pentathlon European Championships Jamie Cooke and Joe Choong finished 4th in the Men’s Relay at the Senior European Championships in Sofia today, agonisingly missing out on a podium position by a single second in their final appearance before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Battling performance from Georgia Pipes

Georgia Pipes produced a battling performance to finish 27th at the Junior European Championships in Drzonkow, Poland, today. It’s a position that is becoming familiar for the recently turned 20 year old as it equalled her finish at the 2015 Junior World Championships nine months ago. The competition followed the 2016 Olympic Games format meaning

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Four more University of Bath athletes selected for Rio 2016

Pentathlon GB’s Joe Choong, Jamie Cooke, Kate French and Samantha Murray today became the latest University of Bath-based athletes to be selected to represent Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The quartet were officially confirmed as being Britain’s modern pentathlon representatives during a team announcement at Hyde Park Barracks in London on Wednesday.

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Jamie Cooke secures top 10 finish at the World Championships

Jamie Cooke produced another impressive performance to claim a top 10 finish in the 2016 Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Moscow today as Frenchman Valentin Belaud snatched gold after a scintillating run-shoot. Cooke’s consistency was key as he remained in the top 10 throughout the day, eventually finishing 9th to record his best World Championships

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Frustrating day at World Championships for French and Murray

Pentathlon GB endured a frustrating day at the 2016 Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Moscow as Samantha Murray and Kate French finished 16th and 24th respectively after being well placed early on. A hugely impressive performance from Hungary’s Sarolta Kovacs saw her take the gold ahead of France’s Elodie Clouvel and defending champion, Germany’s Lena

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Samantha Murray and Kate French qualify for Friday’s Final

Pentathlon GB’s Samantha Murray and Kate French both qualified for the Women’s Modern Pentathlon World Championships Final in Moscow today as teammates Freyja Prentice and Jo Muir unfortunately missed out on a place in Friday’s showpiece, the final qualifying event before the Rio Olympics. Former World Champion Murray and 2016 World Cup Final qualifier Prentice

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