Athlete Profile: Simon Taylor
|Date of Birth:||1984-08-21|
|Best 25m Swim Performance||2:03.85, 1316 Points UIPM World Cup 3 (2010-04-08)||02:03:00|
|Best 50m Swim Performance||2:09.71, 1244 Points World Cup 4 2009 (2009-05-20)||02:17:00|
|Best Riding Points||816, Bath International Competition (2009-04-02)||820|
|Best Combined Performance||12:26.95, 2016 Points UIPM World Cup 4 (2010-05-06)||12:37:30|
|May 2010||23rd||UIPM World Cup 4, Budapest, Hungary||Senior||Qualification C||1|
|Apr 2010||18th||UIPM World Cup 3, Medway, Great Britain||Senior||Qualification A||1|
|May 2009||29th||World Cup 4 2009, Rome, Italy||Senior||Qualification A||1|
|Apr 2009||29th||Bath International Competition, Bath, Great Britain||Senior||Final||1|
|Mar 2008||26th||World Cup 3 2008, Millfield, Great Britain||Senior||Qualification A||1|
|Apr 2007||28th||World Cup 2007 3, Millfield, Great Britain||Senior||Qualification B||1|
|Apr 2002||45th||European championships Youth A, Athens, Greece||Youth A||Final|
NewsHeather Fell elected to BOA Athletes’ Commission
Jan 8th Jan, 13
Olympic silver medal winning modern pentathlete Heather Fell is one of six Olympians elected by their peers to serve on the British Olympic Association’s Athletes’ Commission.
Pentathletes Visit Monaco for Fencing Tournament
Nov 29th Nov, 12
Several International Modern Pentathletes arrived in Monaco last weekend to participate in the Monaco Epée International Tournament.
Cooke stretched but still wins swim
Sep 8th Sep, 12
Jamie Cooke (GBR) has won the swim, in a relatively disappointing time of 1:58.22 which is 4 seconds outside his PB in the Junior Men’s World Championships final. Maksim Kustov (RUS) gave Cooke a big scare comining within .30 seconds of the defending World Champion. Simon Casse (FRA) came in 3rd and Woo Jin Lee (KOR) in 4th. Winner of the fencing Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe (IRL)came in 6th place 4 seconds off the pace, which was enough to consolidate his position at the top of the leaders board. Kustov was rewarded with a good swim and has moved into 2nd position just ahead of Martin Bilko (CZE).
Korea Defend Junior Men's Relay World Championships Title
Sep 4th Sep, 12
The trio of South Korean Kim’s: Kyecong Pil, Dae Beom and Seongjin have defended their Junior Men’s Relays Championships won last year with gold today in Drzonkow, Poland.
Excitement builds as clock ticks down to Olympic Modern Pentathlon
Aug 8th Aug, 12
The buzz is building in London ahead of the Olympic modern pentathlon events.
Russia's Men's Relay Team Leaves with Gold
Jun 13th Jun, 12
Maxim Kustov, Dmitry Lukach and Danil Kalimullin has led Russia to the last gold medal at the 2012 Junior World Championships by winning the Men’s Relay.
London 2012 unveils official uniforms for Games Makers and Technical Officials
Nov 24th Nov, 11
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today unveiled the designs of the Games Maker uniform that will be worn by around 70,000 volunteers and 6,000 LOCOG staff and the Technical Officials uniform which will be worn by around 4,500 Technical Officials during the London 2012 Games.
Development of Modern Pentathlon in New Zealand
Mar 29th Mar, 11
In late 2007, Colin VanZyl had an idea. At the time, he was the father of two talented teenage athletes. Amanda and Gideon were good fencers, they could run and swim, they knew how to ride, and he felt sure they could learn to shoot. They were well on their way to Modern Pentathlon! He checked into it. There were no dedicated facilities, no coaches in place, no local club or national structure for the sport in New Zealand. Unintimidated, Colin quite simply decided there was work to be done.