Source: Sam Farr for Matchtight

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 –

Continue Reading →


Source: Pentathlon GB

GB’s women’s team all through to Pentathlon World Cup 2 final

Kate French, Samantha Murray, Freyja Prentice and Francesca Summers (pictured above) are all through to the final of the second Word Cup of the season after qualifying in yesterday’s semi-final in Rio. Murray, who was competing at her first international competition of the season, qualified automatically after finishing her qualification group in 8th place. A

Continue Reading →


Source: Pentathlon GB

Difficult and demanding day in Cairo for Summers

GB’s Francesca Summers finishes 22nd in the women’s final of the first modern pentathlon World Cup in what was the “most difficult and demanding” performance of her career so far. The 20-year-old, originally from Dorking, performed consistently throughout the day, in what were difficult conditions in Cairo’s International Stadium. Pentathlon GB’s Performance Director Jan Bartu

Continue Reading →


Source: Pentathlon GB

Francesca Summers through to Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final

Junior World Champion Francesca Summers has qualified for the women’s final of the first World Cup of the year in Cairo. She will now compete against some of the world’s best pentathletes on Friday, including current World Champion Lena Shoneborn and 2015 European silver-medallist Elodie Clouvel. It was Summers’ outstanding fencing which put her in

Continue Reading →


Source: Matchtight

Kate French earns Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification

Kate French earned a Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification place and there was team gold for Pentathlon GB as a world-class Modern Pentathlon European Championships concluded in fitting style at the University of Bath. Sports Performance graduate French went into the combined event 15th overall but produced a fantastic performance, missing just one shot, to

Continue Reading →


Source: Matchtight

Plenty of home cheer as British women progress to final

Fellow athletes, family, friends and University of Bath staff turned out in force to cheer a full complement of Pentathlon GB athletes into the women’s final of the Modern Pentathlon European Championships. Graduates Samantha Murray, Kate French and Freyja Prentice all successfully came through their qualifying rounds on Friday, as did newly-crowned World Junior Champion

Continue Reading →