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Danny Nightingale

Full name: Robert Daniel "Danny" Nightingale
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: May 21, 1954 in Redruth, Cornwall, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Danny Nightingale, a 22-year-old engineering student at the University of Sussex, was the youngest member of the team which won the Olympic team gold meals in 1976. In the individual event, Nightingale finished in 10th place. He made a second Olympic appearance in 1980 when, as captain of the team he finished 15th individually. He was the British champion in 1976, 1977, and 1978 and in 1979 became the only westerner ever to win the Spartakiad. Danny Nightingale later served as the Development Officer for the Modern Pentathlon Association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Great Britain GBR 10
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Great Britain GBR 1 Gold
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Great Britain GBR 15
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Great Britain GBR 8

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T TP OP W P S WUP
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Final Standings 10 5,187
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Riding 34 1,012 2:15.6 32 56
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Fencing 24T 760 22 0
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Shooting 18T 934 0 191
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Swimming 15 1,172 3:32.67
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Running 4 1,309 12:32.2
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Final Standings 15 5,168
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Riding 39 950 1:55.2 0 150 0
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Fencing 21T 766 20 0
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Shooting 16T 1,000 0 194
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Swimming 11 1,212 3:27.678
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain Running 1 1,240 12:55.6

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP AIP
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 15,559 5,187 5,241
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Riding 3 3,212 1,012
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Fencing 8T 2,256 760 814
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Shooting 8 2,648 934
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Swimming 5 3,492 1,172
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Running 1 3,951 1,309
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Final Standings 8 15,062 5,168
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Riding 10 2,946 950
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Fencing 10 2,246 766
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Shooting 9 2,824 1,000
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Swimming 2 3,584 1,212
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Great Britain GBR Running 3 3,462 1,240
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