Modern Pentathlon News

Coyle qualifies for final

March 16, 2012
Just five days since her 18th position finish at World Cup 1 in the USA, Natalya Coyle impressed once again as she eased her was through the qualification competition at World Cup 2 in Rio. Coyle’s swimming and fencing placed her 11th but an assured combined run/shoot performance saw her cross the finish line in […]

Coyle's progress noted by IOC

October 4, 2011
After becoming the first Irish Modern Pentathlete to qualify for the World Cup Final, Natalya Coyle is targeting next year’s Olympic Games in London, thanks to her Olympic Solidarity Scholarship through the Olympic Council of Ireland. Coyle is one of five Irish athletes on the scheme which also includes, Barry Watkins (Canoe Flatwater), Sam Watson […]

Coyle improves world ranking

September 12, 2011
Natalya Coyle continues to improve her World rankings towards her goal of Olympic qualification. Having only started to compete at International level 18 months ago, its just reward to the faith the National Federation, the Olympic Council and the Sports Council have in her programme. Natalya at the weekend finished 32nd in the World Championship Final. As […]

Modern Pentathlon

August 1, 2011
Natalya Coyle, an Olympic Council scholarship athlete,  finished a creditable 30th in the senior Modern Pentathlon European Championships today. In a highly competitive field, where eight athletes claimed qualification places for the 2012 Olympic Games, the young Irish athlete showed good composure and determination. Natalya began in fencing where she scored 10 victories and 25defeats […]

Modern Pentahlon Europeans

July 29, 2011
The Irish Modern Pentathlon team is currently represented by three athletes at the Senior European Championships in Medway, UK. Prior to the event Natalya Coyle, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Eanna Bailey were all looking to perform well at this Olympic qualification event. The top eight athletes will gain automatic qualification for the London 2012 Olympic and with […]

Interview with Natalya Coyle

July 20, 2011
Modern Pentathlete talks to Jaqui Hurley

World 5th for Coyle and Bailey

April 19, 2011
Modern Pentathlon success for Irish Pair

World Cup 2 in Sardinia

April 18, 2011
Modern Pentathlon Natayla Coyle in action

Hungarian Indoor Championships 5th & 6th February 2011

February 7, 2011
The Irish trio of Natalya Coyle, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Eanna Bailey showed some excellent form at the Hungarian Indoor Championships this weekend. Natalya finished 5th in the women’s competition while Arthur was 11th and Eanna 19th in the Men’s event.

Modern Pentathlon World Congress

November 24, 2010
Brendan Walsh and Michael Collins represented Pentathlon Ireland at the 2010 UIPM Congress in Riga recently at which the future of Modern Pentathlon, including the implementation of the laser system, was debated.

Introduction to Modern Pentathlon

January 1, 2010
The combination of five completely different sports constitutes Modern Pentathlon, the most demanding sport of the Olympic Games. Pentathletes compete in the course of one day, in the following five disciplines: Shooting, Fencing, Swimming, Riding, and Cross-country running. Modern Pentathlon men and women athletes need to have strength, endurance, quick reflexes and concentration, in order to meet the high demands of the sport. For contact details of Modern Pentathlon Association of Ireland please click on Full story

Modern Pentathlon format changes for London

November 26, 2008
The format of the Modern Pentathlon is to be changed for London 2012 after the sport's governing body voted to combine the disciplines of shooting and running into one event.

World Class Award for Modern Pentathlon Federation in Ireland

November 25, 2008
The Modern Pentathlon Association of Ireland was rewarded for the enormous success of the Youth B European Championships held in Dublin in July 2008, with an award from the Modern Pentathlon International Governing Body, UIPM at the World Congress in Guatemala.

Modern Pentathlon takes off in Ireland

July 15, 2008
Irelands newest Olympic sport reached the most significant milestone of its development in Dublin on Sunday, when the European Youth Modern Pentathlon Championships drew to a close.
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