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Italy take first gold at Pentathlon European Championships

There was a good turnout of spectators at the University of Bath on Tuesday to see Italy win the first gold medal of the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships. Eighteen athletes from nine countries took part in the opening event, the mixed team relay, and received vocal backing throughout the five disciplines of swimming, fencing,

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Sports Training Village transformed

The University of Bath’s Sports Training Village has undergone a dramatic transformation as the final preparations are put in place for this week’s Modern Pentathlon European Championships. Most eye-catching of all is the installation of a show-jumping arena in the in-field of the athletics track, complete with temporary stables, ready to host the iconic and

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Pentathlon GB’s Jan Bartu inducted into Team Bath Hall of Fame

On the eve of the Modern Pentathlon European Championships at the University of Bath, Pentathlon GB’s long-serving National Performance Director Jan Bartu has been inducted into the Team Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Bartu established the National Training Centre at the University of Bath in 1998, implementing the Performance Pathway System which has seen

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University of Bath stages Modern Pentathlon European Championships

Double Olympian Nick Woodbridge is hoping for more home success when the University of Bath hosts the Modern Pentathlon European Championships next week. Woodbridge is the most experienced member of the Pentathlon GB men’s squad for the continental competition, which runs from August 18-23 and is a qualifying event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. During

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More Mexican gold for Pentathlon GB

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, their time of 2:13.05 putting them eighth out of the 12 teams. An impressive 27 wins in fencing ­

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Francesca Summers takes World Junior Crown

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 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

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GB squad named for Modern Pentathlon European Championships

An eight-strong Pentathlon GB squad has been announced for next month’s European Championships, taking place at the University of Bath. London 2012 silver-medallist Samantha Murray and University of Bath students Tom Toolis and Joseph Choong are among those looking to secure a Rio 2016 qualifying place at their home training venue. Pentathlon GB Performance Director

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