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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 […]

Coyle eases into final at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia II

Coyle eases into final at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia II

Ireland’s Natalya Coyle and Sive Brassil encountered mixed fortunes in their attempts to qualify for the women’s final at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia II. Coyle’s progression was never in doubt and she crossed the line just one second behind the winner of her semi-final with 1,024 points. Competing in the same qualification group, Brassil […]

Lanigan-O’Keeffe cruises into final at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia I

Lanigan-O’Keeffe cruises into final at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia I

Ireland’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe rediscovered his form to comfortably qualify for the men’s final at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia I. The Kilkenny pentathlete, 29, finished second in a fast qualification group with 1,129 points to rank second overall of 99 competing athletes, easily securing one of the 36 berths in the final on Saturday (10 […]

Brassil impresses in qualifying at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia I

Brassil impresses in qualifying at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia I

Ireland’s Sive Brassil qualified for the women’s final at UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup Sofia I with plenty to spare. The Galway pentathlete, 27, finished fourth in her qualification group with 1,002 points to rank fifth overall of 82 competing athletes, easily securing one of the 36 berths in the final on Friday (9 April). […]

Ireland’s Sive Brassil poised for action in Sofia double-header

Ireland’s Sive Brassil poised for action in Sofia double-header

After a nine-hour drive across Southern Europe, Ireland’s Sive Brassil is aiming to plot a course for Tokyo as she steps up her bid for Olympic qualification over the next fortnight. Brassil and her Irish team-mate Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe left Budapest after competing at the opening event of the UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Cup season and […]