Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Samantha Murray is world champion

Fri Sep 05 15:24:00 BST 2014

 
Samantha Murray with medals (by @NickHopeBBC)

— Samantha Murray with medals (by @NickHopeBBC).

 

University of Bath graduate Samantha Murray is the new modern pentathlon world champion after striking gold in Warsaw today.

And there was a double celebration as she joined forces with Freyja Prentice and Kate French to win team silver.

The trio are all University of Bath graduates and train at the Pentathlon GB National Training Centre at the University.

“It doesn’t feel real,” said French and Politics student Murray.

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