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Natalya Coyle One of Ireland’s Olympic Torch-Bearers

Natalya Coyle One of Ireland’s Olympic Torch-Bearers

Pentathlon Ireland’s 21 year-old Natalya Coyle will be one of three Trinity students who will carry the Olympic torch through Dublin on June 6th, it was announced today (Monday). Coyle, who is a Modern Pentathlete, and who has so far this year represented Ireland at two World Cups, is studying Business, Economics and Social Studies […]

Arthur Rolling on in Rio

Arthur Rolling on in Rio

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe completed an excellent competition to finish 20th in World Cup 2 Final in Rio Sunday 18th March.  After qualifying for only his second ever final, Lanigan-O’Keeffe performed well across all five events to help keep his Olympic qualification ambitions alive. In the fencing, Lanigan-O’Keeffe started well, outclassing many of his opponents. After one […]

Pentathlon Ireland’s New Home

Pentathlon Ireland’s New Home

Pentathlon Ireland’s High Performance athletes completed their first Combined Run / Shoot training session at their new home today Sat 4th Feb. The three Pentathletes who are targeting London 2012 Olympic qualification were excited to use their new training centre for the first time. They were joined by Gary Keegan and Phil Moore from the Irish […]

Fencing event

Fencing event

Fencing event in Derry 11th and 12th december http://www.irishfencing.net/competition/calendar.html

Ride

Ride

Riding is a technical sport that demands courage, an ability to cooperate with the horse, quick thinking, and determination. It is conducted in an indoor or outdoor arena. The riding event competition involves jumping over hurdles of a maximum height of 1.20m. The hurdles course may be of a length of 350m to 450m length, […]

Swim

Swim

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Shoot!

Shoot!

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Pentathlon Events

Pentathlon Events

Events Epée Fencing Fencing is a series of one-touch bouts with epée swords. Unchanged since 1912, the fencing event of modern pentathlon is a round-robin tournament, with a single touch deciding each match. The fencing event is held in an indoor arena on special strips (pistes) measuring 14m long and between 1.5m and 2m wide. […]