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Olympic24: Murray back with a bang while Froome is fourth

World champion Samantha Murray and her fellow Brits advance in opening World Cup, while action gets underway at Track Cycling World Championship...

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OLYMPIC24: Christie looks to Worlds, Murray set for return

Elise Christie turns attention towards World Short Track Speed Skating Championships as Samantha Murray named among team for season-opening mode...

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Murray says best still to come after World Championship win

Samantha Murray believes her hard work is starting to pay off after she was crowned modern pentathlon world champion in Warsaw earlier this mont...

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Countdown to Rio: Summer sports week in review

Samantha Murray upgraded Olympic modern pentathlon silver to world gold - and is already eyeing more success in Rio.

Murray became only ...

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Murray pinching herself after world championship gold

Britain’s Samantha Murray is the new modern pentathlon world champion after clinching gold in Warsaw.

Murray, who won silver at the Londo...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Samantha Murray is the youngest member of the British modern pentathlon team and was inspired to take up the sport by Steph Cook, who won gold when women were allowed to compete in the sport at the Olympics for the first time in 2000.

Murray is studying for a French and politics degree at the University of Bath and as part of her course she lived in Paris for six months. She has enjoyed a fine 2012, winning her maiden World Cup medal, bronze in Rostov in April, and World Championship bronze in May.

At the 2012 Olympics in London Murray won silver in the women's modern pentathlon.