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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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Murray and Evans take European mixed relay silver

Olympic silver medallist Samantha Murray teamed up with Joe Evans to take Britain’s first medal of the 2014 Modern Pentathlon European Champions...

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Murray enjoys fine first day at World Championships

London 2012 silver medallist Samantha Murray has put herself in pole position for a Modern Pentathlon World Championships title as she sits atop...

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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.