Brits excel in front of home crowd

Posted on: July 10th, 2011 by jamiecooke_5 1 Comment

 

Nick Woodbridge became the first British man to win a pentathlon World Cup Final medal on Saturday, picking up bronze inside London’s Greenwich Park at a competition which doubled as the 2012 Olympic test event.


Meanwhile, fellow Briton Jamie Cooke hailed the influence of American swimming legend Michael Phelps as he set a new pentathlon swimming world record in the sport’s 200m freestyle discipline, touching in a time of one minute 54.6 seconds.


Cooke went on to finish ninth overall. BBC Sport’s Ollie Williams reports.


BBC SPORT


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One Response

  1. Simon says:

    Well done!!

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