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Final chance to set Olympic standard for Pentathlon GB athletes

Pentathlon GB has selected nine University of Bath-based athletes, including two current students and six graduates, for next week’s World Championships – the last qualifying event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Samantha Murray, World Champion in 2014, is named in the women’s team along with Kate French, Joanna Muir and Freyja Prentice. Jamie Cooke,

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Pentathlon GB send young 9-strong team to World Championships

Pentathlon GB will send a 9-strong team to compete in next week’s 2016 Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Moscow, it has been announced today. The competition represents the final qualifying event before the Rio Olympic Games. At just 26, former World Champion Samantha Murray is the oldest member of the team that contains significant experience

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Georgia Pipes wins Silver in Prague

Defending champion Georgia Pipes produced a great all-round performance to finish second and pick up another medal at the Milan Kadlec Memorial in Prague on Saturday (14th May). Meanwhile, first-year Junior athlete Georgina Summers finished 16th after being eliminated in the ride, the final discipline of the day, having been well placed in 4th beforehand.

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Junior Modern Pentathlon team head to Prague

Pentathlon GB’s Junior Team head to Prague this weekend to compete in the Milan Kadlec Memorial. The competition represents another opportunity for the young Brits to build up their international competition experience against their counterparts from abroad. The Women’s team contains defending champion Georgia Pipes and Georgina Summers, younger sister of current Junior World Champion

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Dominant display from Bath student Eilidh Prise to win BUCS gold

A series of strong performances from talented all-rounder Eilidh Prise saw the University of Bath sporting scholar win gold at the Ladies’ BUCS Modern Pentathlon Championships. The Mathematics student, supported by a Bill Whiteley Scholarship, was the top performer in the fencing, swimming and combined run/shoot as she finished with 5,224 points in total –

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