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Pentathlon Ireland Laser Run Squad

Pentathlon Ireland Laser Run Squad

Pentathlon Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of our Laser Run Squad division. We welcome the opportunity to work with athletics clubs to offer Laser Pistol shooting sessions, providing athletes (age 12+) with an additional platform for competition. Information about Laser Run discipline can be found here REGISTER ONLINE HERE • Thurs 15th July […]

Pentathlon Ireland congratulates Natalya Coyle on Tokyo 2020 selection

Pentathlon Ireland congratulates Natalya Coyle on Tokyo 2020 selection

Pentathlon Ireland welcomes today’s announcement by the Olympic Federation of Ireland that Natalya Coyle has been officially selected for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Meath pentathlete, 30, will compete in modern pentathlon in a third consecutive Olympics having finished 9th at London 2012 and 6th at Rio 2016. Coyle has maintained high performance […]

Career-best finish for Brassil in Cairo

Career-best finish for Brassil in Cairo

Irish modern pentathlete Sive Brassil has achieved a best-ever finish of 26th in the UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Championships in Cairo.   The 27-year-old was the sole Irish representative in the flagship competition and after reaching the women’s individual final, improved on her previous best of 28th set in Budapest in 2019.   The Galway […]

Brassil eases into women’s final at Pentathlon World Championships

Brassil eases into women’s final at Pentathlon World Championships

Ireland’s Sive Brassil eased into the women’s individual final at the UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Championships in Cairo – keeping alive her hopes of reaching the Tokyo Olympics. The Galway pentathlete, 27, finished 13th in her qualification group with 973 points to rank 21st among the 68 competing athletes and claim one of the 36 […]

Brassil enters last-chance saloon in Cairo as injury defeats Lanigan-O’Keeffe

Brassil enters last-chance saloon in Cairo as injury defeats Lanigan-O’Keeffe

Sive Brassil has travelled to Cairo for the showpiece event of the UIPM season knowing it will be her last chance to secure qualification for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics.   The 27-year-old will be the sole Irish representative in the UIPM 2021 Pentathlon and Laser Run World Championships after Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe was ruled out […]

Injury agony for Lanigan-O’Keeffe in Pentathlon World Cup Final

Injury agony for Lanigan-O’Keeffe in Pentathlon World Cup Final

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe’s dream of competing in a third Olympic Games this summer suffered a major setback as he was forced to withdraw from the UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Final in Hungary. Lanigan-O’Keeffe, 29, ranked 15th in swimming today having earned 21st place in the fencing ranking round on Thursday, but he pulled out before […]

Coyle (5th) and Brassil (25th) impress in Pentathlon World Cup Final

Coyle (5th) and Brassil (25th) impress in Pentathlon World Cup Final

Natalya Coyle and Sive Brassil kept their preparations for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on track with strong performances in one of the showpiece events of the season. Two-time Olympian Coyle, who has already qualified for Tokyo, performed strongly all day to finish fifth while Brassil worked hard for a placing of 25th that […]

Natalya Coyle fences her way into top 10 at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Final

Natalya Coyle fences her way into top 10 at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Final

Ireland’s Natalya Coyle earned a top-10 position in the fencing ranking round – the opening event of the UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Final. The 30-year-old from Meath, who has already qualified for her third Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer, scored 21 victories from her 35 bouts for a share of 8th place alongside […]

Irish trio poised for World Cup Final action

Irish trio poised for World Cup Final action

Ireland’s top three pentathletes will step up preparations for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics at this week’s penultimate qualifying competition. The UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Final takes place from May 13-16 and Natalya Coyle, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Sive Brassil are all in Hungary with different goals to pursue. Coyle, 30, has already qualified for […]

Pentathlon Ireland statement

Pentathlon Ireland statement

Ireland’s participation in UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia II came to an end when the team chose to withdraw on the eve of Natalya Coyle competing in today’s Women’s Final. The decision was taken late on Friday 16 April and the team – comprising athletes Natalya Coyle and Sive Brassil and coaches Martina McCarthy […]