Kilkenny’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keffee has won a bronze medal at the Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final in Astana, Kazakhstan, today.
3RD IN THE WORLD CUP FINAL 😱
Can not believe it…. I left it all out there! I am also ranked 3rd in the World Ranking list 😱😱😱😱 OMG.
Let’s also not forget @Natalyacoyle finished 4th yesterday (she is amazing).
— Arthur LOK (@ArthurLOK1) 23 Meitheamh 2018
Having been in fifth position following Thursday’s fencing, the 26 year-old dual Olympian put himself into medal contention after his performances in swimming, horse riding and run-shoot.
South Korea claimed both the gold and silver medals with Jinhwa Jung winning the final ahead of countryman Woongtae Jun.
📺 | UIPM Pentathlon WorldCup Final – Men’s Final Event Highlights pic.twitter.com/v2Ix6VXaql
— UIPM – World Pentathlon (@WorldPentathlon) 23 Meitheamh 2018
Lanigan-O’Keeffe competed at both the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games, finishing in a credible 8th place in Rio.