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Kate Allenby

Full name: Katherine Fiona "Kate" Allenby
Gender: Female
Height: 5'10" (177 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: March 16, 1974 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: TeamBath, Bath (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Kate Allenby was twice a medallist at the European Junior Championships before moving up to the senior ranks in 1996. She quickly became successful and was European champion in 1997 and the winner of the overall World Cup title in 1998 as well as being part of silver medal winning teams at the World Championships in both 1998 and 1999. She was part of the field for the inaugural women’s Olympic modern pentathlon at the Sydney Olympics and produced a consistently good performance over the five events to claim a bronze medal, Allenby won her only world title in 2001 as part of the British women’s team and won further medals in the individual competition in 2003 (bronze) and 2004 (silver). A disastrous performance in the riding phase ruined her chances at the Athens Olympic and she retired from the sport later that year. Originally fencing was her weakest event but she improved so much that she began competing in specialist fencing tournaments and was national champion after she gave up modern pentathlon. Allenby has a degree in sports science and a master's degree in philosophy. She has worked as a teacher and has been chair of the British Olympic Association Athletes Commission.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Modern Pentathlon Women's Individual Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
2004 Summer 30 Athina Modern Pentathlon Women's Individual Great Britain GBR 8

Women's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS S P C10s W T TP OP WUP
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Final Standings 3 5,273
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Shooting 11 1,036 175 0 3
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Fencing 5 920 0 14
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Swimming 5 1,191 2:20.93
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Riding 5 1,040 1:01.80 0 60 0
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Running 4 1,086 10:58.71
2004 Summer 30 Athina Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Final Standings 8 5,236
2004 Summer 30 Athina Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Shooting 19 964 169 0 1
2004 Summer 30 Athina Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Fencing 2T 972 0 21
2004 Summer 30 Athina Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Swimming 5 1,272 2:17.41
2004 Summer 30 Athina Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Riding 25 1,004 1:09.17 0 196 0
2004 Summer 30 Athina Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Running 14 1,024 11:14.00