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Lanigan-O’Keeffe chases Olympic qualification in UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup series

Lanigan-O’Keeffe chases Olympic qualification in UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup series

Two-time Olympian Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe is focusing on performances, not results, in the next two months as he bids to secure his place at a third Games. The Kilkenny pentathlete is playing catch-up in the UIPM Olympic World Rankings despite winning bronze in the only elite competition that took place last year – UIPM 2020 Pentathlon […]

Coyle and Brassil poised to return at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Budapest

Coyle and Brassil poised to return at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Budapest

After a 13-month hiatus, Ireland’s elite pentathletes are ready to return to the competitive arena with Olympic goals still at the forefront of their minds. UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Budapest (March 24-28) marks the continuation of qualification for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after a 13-month hiatus. Natalya Coyle, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Sive […]

Covid 19 update – Sport Ireland

Covid 19 update – Sport Ireland

Ireland is now at Level 5 of the Framework for Restrictive Measures. Level 5 is expected to be in place for the next 6 weeks. The Government’s guidance on Level 5 is clear, with the risk to public health meaning that individuals are asked to stay at home, with certain exceptions. With regard to sport, […]

Pentathlon Ireland 2020 Annual General Meeting

Pentathlon Ireland 2020 Annual General Meeting

  Pentathlon Ireland 2020 Annual General Meeting Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Modern Pentathlon Association of Ireland (Pentathlon Ireland) will be held by conference call on Tuesday 10th November 2020 at 7 o’clock p.m. to consider the matters in the following agenda.  Conference call details are below: Agenda To […]

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

  Pentathlon Ireland is closely monitoring the advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team and the HSE in relation to Covid-19. The health and safety of our members and our responsibility as a community to limit the spread of the virus is our priority. In keeping with government-instituted measures designed to prevent the spread […]

Lanigan-O’Keeffe wins bronze in men’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Lanigan-O’Keeffe wins bronze in men’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

  Ireland’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe has taken a giant step towards his third Olympic Games after winning a bronze medal at the season-opening UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo. The Kilkenny athlete, 28, put a difficult 2019 behind him with a terrific performance in the Egyptian capital, making up three places in the Laser Run to […]

Sive Brassil finishes 16th in women’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Sive Brassil finishes 16th in women’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Ireland’s Sive Brassil has boosted her chances of qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by finishing an impressive 16th in the women’s final at UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo. The 26-year-old gained vital points in the Olympic qualification ranking list with an impressive performance in a highly-competitive field in the Egyptian capital. Brassil […]

Lanigan-O’Keeffe reaches men’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Lanigan-O’Keeffe reaches men’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Ireland’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe made a solid start to his season at UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo after qualifying for the men’s final in 13th position overall. Lanigan-O’Keeffe (28) finished third in his qualification group with 1,155 points, only seven points behind the overall top scorer, Aleix Heredia Vives of Spain. The two-time Olympian from […]

New Year Epee 2020

New Year Epee 2020

  Many congrats to all who competed in this years New Year Epee. The prize winners for each category are listed below.   Junior Girls Megan Piao 2nd Aisling Mellon Whelan Junior Boys 1st Simon Barrett 2nd Caolan Costello 3rd Christopher O’Brien Senior Women 1st Inga Gorceva 2nd Kate Barrett Senior Men 1st Tom O’Brien […]

Appointment of Development Coach Tom O’Brien

Appointment of Development Coach Tom O’Brien

  Pentathlon Ireland is pleased to inform its membership that Tom O’Brien will be taking up the position of Development Coach with immediate effect. Tom is an accomplished Pentathlete who has competed with distinction in international pentathlon, fencing and laser/run championships. His initial brief will include working with Radu Andrei, who is returning to his […]