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Natalya Coyle Profile (OCI Video) & Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentors

Natalya Coyle Profile (OCI Video) & Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentors

“Natayla Coyle Ireland’s Modern Pentathlete who finished ninth in the London 2012 Games talks about her multi sports training schedule, the complexities of her sport, her support team and future ambition” – http://www.olympics.ie/category/multimedia   Natalya Coyle said “Really happy to be announced as one of the Sky Sports Living for Sport Athlete Mentors.” Living for […]

Competition Selection Notice

Competition Selection Notice

14th March 2013 COMPETITION SELECTION NOTICE COMPETITION: WORLD CUP 3 DATE: 14TH – 21ST APRIL LOCATION: CHENGDU, CHINA COACHES: LINDSEY WEEDON & MAREK MAKAY ATHLETES: MEN WOMEN ARTHUR LANIGAN O’KEEFFE NATALYA COYLE EANNA BAILEY Individual athletes have been informed of their selection via email and will need to confirm their acceptance of this place by […]

Successful Spring Series (Jan)

Successful Spring Series (Jan)

Pentathlon Ireland ran their first of two Spring Series competition yesterday with athletes competing in four events; fencing, swimming and the combined run/shoot event. Twenty three athletes aged between 22 and 12 took part in the competition which will ultimately form a ranking list for 2013 from which athletes will be selected to represent Ireland […]

Arthur at London 2012 Olympics

Arthur at London 2012 Olympics

Arthur’s participation in London 2012 was not confirmed by the UIPM until three weeks before the event. A qualified athlete was withdrawn having tested positive for a banned substance and Arthur was next in line for one of the 36 modern pentathlon places available in Olympic competition. In the early stages of the fencing Arthur […]

Natalya 9th at Olympics

Natalya 9th at Olympics

Natalya 9th at Olympics – Arthur 25th !!! The last two days of the London Olympics have been very exciting for the sport of Modern Pentathlon in Ireland with two young and extremely talented athletes who must be extremely proud of what they have achieved. This was their first Olympics and bearing in mind what we saw […]

Arthur makes it to London Olympics 2012

Arthur makes it to London Olympics 2012

Lanigan-O’Keeffe to Compete in London 2012 Olympic Games. Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe’s last minute call up to the London 2012 Olympic Games was confirmed by the Union International Pentathlon Modern (UIPM) on Sunday22nd  after the Polish National Olympic Committee withdrew an athlete. Lanigan-O’Keeffe, 20, joined team-mate Natalya Coyle as they headed to London on Thursday 26th for final preparations before competing in the final […]

Coyle to compete at London

Coyle to compete at London

Natalya Coyle has become the first Irish athlete to qualify for the Olympics in Modern Pentathlon as confirmed by the Union International de Pentathlon Modern (UIPM) today. “To qualify for the Olympics really is a dream come true. I’ve worked so hard to get there and now I’m excited to get a good block of […]

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 […]