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Shropshire-born athlete chosen for Team GB Olympics

Nick Woodbridge has been selected for Team GB for the 2012 Olympics Photo: ITV Central

Shropshire-born Nick Woodbridge has been selected for Team GB in Modern Pentathlon at the 2012 Olympics.

It was announced today by the British Olympic Association that the 25-year-old athlete would be representing Great Britain long with three others.

Mhairi Spence (26), Samantha Murray (22) and Sam Weale (30) and Nick learnt the news following a very competitive qualification period during which each athlete exceeded the Olympic qualification standard.

Modern Pentathlon is a sports contest that involved shooting, fencing, 200 metre freestyle swimming and a 3 kilometre cross-country run.

Nick is currently ranked fifth in the world in the men's competition this will be his second Olympic games he has competed in.

There have been many little milestones to get here"

– Nick Woodbridge - Team GB Modern Pentathlon

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