Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Late Call-Up for Lanigan O'Keeffe

Ireland’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe has got a last minute call up for the modern pentathlon at London 2012 after Poland wa sforced to withdraw its competitor  Lukaz Klekot following a positive test for the  banned substance melhylhexaneemine.
It means that Lanigan-O'Keeffe, a 20-year-old sports scholarship student at UCD, will join Natalya Coyle on the Irish modern pentathlon team.
After placing 20th at the World Cup in Brazil and 24th at the World Cup in China, the Kilkenny athlete had narrowly missed out on qualification.

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