Modern Pentathlon

British pair book London 2012 places with gold and bronze at modern pentathlon World Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Mhairi Spence_wins_world_title_Rome_May_12_2012May 12 - Mhairi Spence (pictured), who missed out on selection for the Beijing 2008 Olympics, booked her place at London 2012 with an extraordinary victory in the World Modern Pentathlon Championships in Rome, and her team-mate Samantha Murray, who has rocketed up the world rankings this year, laid claim to the second individual place open to Britain's women by taking bronze.

Britain's Murray and Burke selected for next two modern pentathlon World Cups

By Mike Rowbottom

Samantha Murray_head_and_shouldersMarch 25 - Britain's Samantha Murray (pictured), who impressed with sixth place in the first modern pentathlon World Cup of the year in Charlottehas been selected for both of the final two World Cups of the year in Hungary and Russia along with Katy Burke (pictured below), who will be making her debut in this season's event after recovering from injury.