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#Modern Pentathlon

# modern-pentathlon - Friday 22 June, 2018

Coyle just misses out on podium place at WC final

The Meath woman put in a strong performance in Astana, but slipped to fourth in tough conditions.

# modern-pentathlon - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Coyle and Lanigan-O'Keeffe fight their way to early top 5 spot in Modern Pentathlon WC final

The in-form duo will also be bidding for a third straight mixed relay title this weekend.

# modern-pentathlon - Monday 4 June, 2018

"I had never won a World Cup medal and I thought: ‘Do you know what? If Natalya can do it, I can as well’"

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe on winning a gold medal at last week’s World Cup, avoiding a repeat of 2013 and being inspired by Natalya Coyle.

# modern-pentathlon - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Sensational Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe earns gold for Ireland at World Cup

It’s been a brilliant few days for Irish modern pentathletes in Sofia.

Ireland's Natalya Coyle claims historic silver medal at World Cup Impressive This post contains videos

Ireland's Natalya Coyle claims historic silver medal at World Cup

It was the modern pentathlete’s first individual medal.

# modern-pentathlon - Sunday 15 April, 2018

"Everyone was asking: 'Are you going to do Medicine? I was like: 'Oh no, I want to go to the Olympics'"

Irish pentathlete Sive Brassil on the long, arduous road towards the top of her sport.

# modern-pentathlon - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Natalya Coyle in silver medal position going into World Championship final day

The Irish Olympian finished second overall in the fencing event.

# modern-pentathlon - Friday 30 June, 2017

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event

The Irish pair have been bumped after a failed drugs test.

# modern-pentathlon - Sunday 25 June, 2017

'It's mentally draining': Life at the top and coming down from that Olympic high

Modern Pentathletes Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe compare their experiences following both London 2012 and Rio 2016.

# modern-pentathlon - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe continue to fly the flag amid potential Tokyo 2020 boost

Following World Cup Series gold and a Rio upgrade, the Olympic stars now await news on the mixed relay’s inclusion at the next Games.

# modern-pentathlon - Monday 29 May, 2017

Gold for Ireland at modern pentathlon World Cup event

Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe claimed the top prize in Poland today.

# modern-pentathlon - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Balancing 5 disciplines and burning 4000 calories daily: A day in the life of Natalya Coyle

The modern pentathlete talks fitness, Rio 2016 and brings us through her rise to where she is today.

# modern-pentathlon - Thursday 29 December, 2016

‘I had a moment where I was considering walking away from sport’

Irish Olympian Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe tells The42 about his difficult road to the top and why his experience at the Rio Olympics was “bittersweet”.

# modern-pentathlon - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio

It’s been a hectic 2016 for the modern pentathlete but the two-time Olympian is showing no signs of slowing down.

# modern-pentathlon - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Facing reality after Rio: Natalya Coyle riding the crest of the Olympic wave

Six weeks after the performance of her life, the modern pentathlete is still on cloud nine as she has seen her profile elevated to new levels.

# modern-pentathlon - Friday 19 August, 2016

'I gave it everything': Delighted Natalya Coyle finishes 7th in modern pentathlon

The 25-year-old went into the final event with an eye on an Olympic medal.

# modern-pentathlon - Thursday 18 August, 2016

19 fencing wins gives Natalya Coyle solid start in modern pentathlon

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keefe won 16 of his duels and will have a rest day tomorrow before the men’s event is run off in full on Saturday.

# modern-pentathlon - Saturday 16 July, 2016

'For an hour a day I let myself think about that moment': Ireland's modern man dares to dream

Modern pentathlete Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe goes to Rio as current European champion and a man on a mission.

# modern-pentathlon - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Ireland's Natalya Coyle has officially qualified for the Rio Olympics

The 25-year-old previously competed in the London 2012 Olympics.

# modern-pentathlon - Sunday 27 March, 2016

'I'm not going to get upset' - Irish Olympian waiting on apology and refund after flight controversy

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe tells The42 that he is surprised at how much attention the incident has received.

Irish Olympian hits out at Aer Lingus following flight debacle

The athlete had been travelling to a competition as part of his preparations for Rio.

# modern-pentathlon - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'I am 10 times fitter now than I was in London' - Natalya Coyle ready to raise the bar in Rio

Hectic year in store for Ireland’s top modern pentathlete.

# modern-pentathlon - Saturday 22 August, 2015

'Up there with the top days of my life' - Ireland win gold in modern pentathlon

Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe made history at the European Championships in Bath, England.

# modern-pentathlon - Friday 12 June, 2015

VIDEO: The42 spent the day with Natalya Coyle, a very modern Irish athlete

The Meath woman is aiming for glory in the modern pentathlon next summer in Rio.

# modern-pentathlon - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

A great few days for Irish sport just got even better

Olympians Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe enjoyed success in Cairo on Monday evening.

# modern-pentathlon - Monday 23 February, 2015

Ireland take silver at modern pentathlon World Cup in Florida

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Natalya Coyle made a late charge on Sunday.

# modern-pentathlon - Monday 22 December, 2014

Irish pentathlete Natalya Coyle on Rio 2016, the 'big' year ahead and her love of sleep

After enjoying an encouraging 2014, the Meath woman is confident of qualifying for Brazil.

# modern-pentathlon - Friday 5 September, 2014

Lanigan-O'Keefe storms through qualification to become 1st Irish male in modern pentathlon world final

The 22-year-old Kilkenny man will compete in the final tomorrow morning in Warsaw.

# modern-pentathlon - Monday 25 February, 2013

Coyle and Bailey win Ireland’s first-ever World Cup medal

Natalya Coyle and Éanna Bailey won silver in the modern pentathlon mixed relay event at Palm Springs yesterday.

# modern-pentathlon - Monday 11 February, 2013

Modern pentathlon, badminton face the chop in 2020 Olympic vote

Some of Ireland’s top athletes will be watching tomorrow’s IOC deliberations anxiously.

# modern-pentathlon - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Drive time as Coyle gets set to do it all again

Tara’s Natalya Coyle was one of the surprise successes of the London Olympics, but she won’t rest easy until she’s fulfilled her potential.

# modern-pentathlon - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Ratoath homecoming for Olympic duo

Celebrations to welcome home Cian O’Connor and Natalya Coyle are planned in the County Meath village tonight.

# modern-pentathlon - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Natalya Coyle delighted with top 10 finish in Women's Modern Pentathlon

“Hopefully I made everyone in Ireland proud,” said the Olympian from Meath.

Olympic Breakfast: Kenneally and Coyle last up in London

Get your fill of the Olympics today as you won’t get another chance.

# modern-pentathlon - Saturday 11 August, 2012

All-rounder: 25th place finish for Lanigan O'Keeffe

Ireland’s first Olympic competitor in the men’s modern pentathlon gave an excellent showing of himself today.

# modern-pentathlon - Monday 23 July, 2012

London 2012: Lanigan O'Keeffe handed 11th hour Olympic ticket

Poland’s Lukas Klekot has been withdrawn from the Olympics after he tested positive for a banned substance.

# modern-pentathlon - Sunday 24 June, 2012

London 2012: Nothing else matters for Natalya

She’s only 21 but Tara’s Natalya Coyle has already put the multi-discipline sport of modern pentathlon on the map in Ireland.