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European Championships update: Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe finishes 25th in men’s final

European Championships update: Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe finishes 25th in men’s final

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe will have to wait a little longer to secure his place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after finishing 25th in the men’s final at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Bath, England. The 2015 European champion performed well in Thursday’s qualification round but his best form eluded him in today’s fencing, riding […]

European Championships update: Natalya Coyle and Sive Brassil qualify for final

European Championships update: Natalya Coyle and Sive Brassil qualify for final

Natalya Coyle is within touching distance of her third Olympic Games after qualifying for the women’s individual final at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Bath, England. The two-time Olympian will be accompanied in the women’s final by team-mate Sive Brassil, meaning Ireland still has three athletes in with a chance of securing their Olympic […]

European Championships update: Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe qualifies for final

European Championships update: Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe qualifies for final

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe has moved one step closer to his third appearance at an Olympic Games after comfortably qualifying for the men’s individual final at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships in Bath, England. The London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympian will compete on Saturday for one of eight men’s Tokyo 2020 qualification places after finishing with […]

European Modern Pentathlon Championships: Ireland’s Eilidh Prise savours chance to book ‘dream’ ticket to Tokyo Olympics

European Modern Pentathlon Championships: Ireland’s Eilidh Prise savours chance to book ‘dream’ ticket to Tokyo Olympics

Eilidh Prise admits it would be the fulfilment of a lifelong dream if she could earn qualification for her first Olympic Games in the coming days. The Scottish-born 23-year-old, whose mother Trish hails from Dublin, competes in the grounds of her old university tomorrow (9 August) as she aims to reach Sunday’s European Championships women’s […]

Irish pentathletes bid to secure Tokyo tickets at European Championships

Irish pentathletes bid to secure Tokyo tickets at European Championships

Sixteen qualification places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are at stake as Ireland’s elite pentathletes head across the channel for the 2019 European Modern Pentathlon Championships (6-11 August). The competition at the University of Bath has long been identified as the most important of the season for the Irish high-performance unit, with eight Olympic […]

New Year Epee 2019 Results

New Year Epee 2019 Results

Congrats to all who participated in the New Year Epee 2019. Senior Men: 1st Place – Tom O’Brien 2nd Place – Shane Whelan 3rd Place – Paddy Brennan   Senior Women: 1st Place – Igna Gorceva 2nd Place – Sorcha Mellon-Whelan 3rd Place – Alisha Mullen   Junior Men: 1st Place – Tim O’Brien 2nd […]

AGM 2018 Notice

AGM 2018 Notice

In accordance with the Articles of Association of Modern Pentathlon Association of Ireland (hereafter referred to as Pentathlon Ireland) I hereby give notice that the 2018 Pentathlon Ireland Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Wednesday the 17th of October 2018 in Irish Sports HQ, Irish Sports Campus, Abbotstown, Dublin 15 at 7.00pm.   […]

Laser Run stars Coleman Lenehan and O’Brien lead Irish medal rush in Dublin

Laser Run stars Coleman Lenehan and O’Brien lead Irish medal rush in Dublin

Ireland won four medals on the first day of the UIPM 2018 Laser Run World Championships at Trinity College, including individual silvers in both showpiece events for Kate Coleman Lenehan and Tom O’Brien. Coleman Lenehan kept her composure to win individual silver in the senior women’s race and help secure the team gold with the […]

Laser Run World Championships 2018

Laser Run World Championships 2018

The Laser Run World Championships will be held in Trinity College Dublin in September 28th-30th, 2018 and will see over 450 competitors, from over 20 countries, compete in this exciting event. Participants will start with a short sprint to the shooting range. From there, using a laser pistol, they shoot their designated target until they […]