Athlete Profile: Samuel Sanderson
|Date of Birth:||1990-07-26|
|Nov 2009||9th||French Open International Championships , Paris, France||Senior||Final||7|
|May 2009||34th||European Junior Championships, Albena, Bulgaria||Junior||Final||14|
|Apr 2009||24th||Bath International Competition, Bath, Great Britain||Senior||Final||1|
|May 2008||36th||European Junior Championships, Drzonjow, Poland||Junior||Final||12|
|Mar 2008||12th||Combined event 3, Millfield, Great Britain||Senior||Final|
|Aug 2007||3rd||HRH Prince Carl Philip Cup Youth Event, Stockholm, Sweden||Youth A||Final|
|Apr 2007||6th||International Youth A & B competition, Millfield, Great Britain||Youth A||Final|
|Jul 2006||34th||European Championships Youth B, Prague, Czech Republic||Youth B||Final|
NewsResults of qualified men, Drzonkow 2013
Jul 15th Jul, 13
In combats of men relay teams the French with 6.190 points proved to be most dominant (Geoffrey Megi, Valentin Belaud and Valentin Prade). Runner-up was Czech men relay team (Jan Kuf, Ondrej Polivka and Michal Sedlecky- 6150 pts.) while the Brits took bronze medals (James Cook, Joseph Evans i Samuel Curry – 6.112 pts.). The Poles can consider their starts to be completely unlucky. Due to Szymon Staskiewicz’s problems the team scored zero points and it was clear-cut that they had no chance to win any medals.Official website Senior European Championships http://www.pentathlon.org.pl/mes2013/index.php?go=home
Puchkarevskiy crowned Men’s Junior European Champion
Jun 21st Jun, 13
Russia’s Egor Puchkarevskiy was crowned Junior European Champion in the Bulgarian capital Sofia today after the 20-year-old stormed to a sensational victory in the combined event to claim gold. It was the rising star’s first career podium finish on the international circuit and he did in real style. Third in the fence and a seventh place in the swim put him near the start of the grid before the combined and from there, some razor-sharp shooting saw him complete the course in 11:46:45 to take the title.
Adam Marosi is king of the ride
May 12th May, 13
Punching the air in delight as he recorded a perfect ride around the course, the Hungarian Olympic bronze medallist Adam Marosi, lapped up the applause of the crowd with the knowledge that he was now in the best possible position for a shot at gold with just the combined to go.
18 nations qualify for the Men’s Final
May 10th May, 13
There were bunch finishes in each of the three Men’s Qualification groups in the combined events today at World Cup #4 in Budapest, Hungary. From 80 athletes competing, 36 made it to Sunday’s Final with 18 nations set to be represented.
Korea’s Jung wins Group B swim
May 10th May, 13
23-year -old South Korean University student Jinhwa Jung managed to pip his compatriot Woojin Hwang to top spot in the pool with a time of 1:58:34, three hundreds of a second ahead of his teammate. Jung’s exploits saw him claim 1380 points.
Amro El Geziry to start the Combined Event
Feb 23rd Feb, 13
The winner of the swim Amro El Geziry (EGY) had a fantastic ride only dropping 80 points to jump to the top of the leaders board ahead of the combined event. But the biggest jump up the table came from Britain’s Joseph Evans, who scored 1160 points which places him only 5 seconds behind El Geziry.
World #1 and 2012 Olympic Medallists all through to Friday’s Final
Feb 20th Feb, 13
For the first time on the world level, the new format Combined Event took place now consisting of 4 laps of 800 meters running interspersed by 4 shooting series (still of 5 shots) and a new time out limit for shooting, dropping from 70 to 50 seconds. Olympic Champion David Svoboda (CZE) said "I am glad for the change; for the last 4 years had 3 shooting series; now shooting is more important. My team is very strong in shooting so we are happy to have this extra shooting round."
Lesun leads Group A and Kasza Group B for the Combined Event
Feb 20th Feb, 13
Jospeh Evans (GBR) produced the fastest swim time from Group A in a time of 2:01.77 a second faster than Maksim Kustov (RUS) Winner of the fencing Aleksander Lesun (RUS) had a disappointing swim finishing 11th, however this was still enough to keep him at the top of the leaders board going into the combined event. The World #1 will start 2 seconds ahead of Alvaro Sandoval (MEX) who finished 2nd in the fence & 6th in the swim. Daniel Thomas (AUT) and Samuel Curry (GBR) will both start 12 seconds behind Lesun. In Group B, Hungarian Robert Kasza’s win in the Fencing with 17 bouts puts him 9 seconds ahead Omar El Geziry who came 3rd in the Fence with 16 bouts. Joint 1st in the Fence was Alexander Nobis (GER) whilst Jianli Guo of China will start the Combined 13 seconds behind Kasza thanks to his 5th place in the Fencing following the 4th fastest swim