Natalya Coyle qualifies for the Rio Olympics

Coyle competes in her second consecutive Olympic Games

BY Cian Roche 17:37 Wednesday 15 June 2016, 17:37 15 Jun 2016

Image: ©INPHO/Giuseppe Fama 

Natayla Coyle will represent Ireland at this summer's Olympic Games in Rio, Pentathalon Ireland confirmed this afternoon confirmed.

The 25-year-old, who represented Ireland in the 2012 London Olympic Games, will follow Arthur Lannigan-O'Keeffe in the modern pentathlon in August.

Both Coyle and O'Keeffe claimed gold at the Pentathlon World Cup in Florida in May, beating Katsiaryna Arol and Mikalai Hayanouski of Belarus to the top honour with a strong finish in the combined event.

 

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