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Top 10 finish for Evans and Toolis in 2016 Modern Pentathlon World Championships

Joe Evans and Tom Toolis finished 9th in the Men’s Relay at the 2016 Modern Pentathlon World Championships today as South Korea’s Woojin Hwang and Woongtae Jun took gold in Moscow. On a day that started off strongly in the pool, the duo faded slightly in the fence and ride before concluding with a strong

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Great start for University of Bath-based pentathletes

Samantha Murray and Joanna Muir gave Pentathlon GB an encouraging start to this week’s World Championships in Moscow, Russia on Monday as they won silver in the women’s relay competition. The British duo sat in the top three throughout and managed to overhaul a 32-second deficit going into the combined run-shoot to beat the host

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Joanna Muir and Samantha Murray claim silver

Pentathlon GB’s incredible recent success in the Senior World Championships continued on the first day of the 2016 championships as Joanna Muir and Samantha Murray (pictured above) claimed silver in the Women’s Relay. World Championships debutant Muir and former World Champion Murray combined to form a fantastic team performance in a tightly contested event in

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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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Source: World Rowing

GB flourish in challenging conditions at European Championships

The 2016 European Rowing Championships in Brandenburg, Germany began with over 500 athletes from 34 countries and ended with 23 nations earning medals. This is the widest medal spread ever at the European Rowing Championships which was first founded in 1893. The wind  today on the Beetzsee lake regatta course made for challenging rowing conditions

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Bath Graduate’s World gold hailed as “amongst the best of all time”

Sir David Tanner, Britain’s rowing chief, has hailed the World Championships women’s pair gold won by University of Bath graduate Heather Stanning and Bath Minerva’s Helen Glover as  “one of the best GB performances of all-time”. “That was utterly exceptional”, said Tanner of the pairs dominant race to gold, holding off New Zealand and the

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