Samantha Murray claims modern pentathlon win in Hungary

Team Bath pentathlete Samantha Murray in action

Modern pentathlete Samantha Murray claimed victory in the Budapest Cup as British athletes dominated Sunday's event in Hungary.

Murray finished 104 points ahead of fellow Englishwoman Kate French, coming fifth in the fencing and second in the swim before going clear in the ride.

The Clitheroe-born athlete then finished 23 seconds ahead of French in the combined run/shoot to seal victory.

Fellow Brits Katy Burke and Kerry Prise finished in fifth and 11th places.

Murray finished first in the Hungarian Indoor Championships in February and sixth at the opening World Cup of 2012 in Charlotte, USA a fortnight ago.

The world number 25 and Burke are both in the GB teams which will compete at the remaining two World Cup events of the year in April, at Szazhalombatta, Hungary and Rostov, Russia.

Budapest Cup results

Gold: Samantha Murray (GBR) - 5388

Silver: Kate French (GBR) - 5284

Bronze: Tamara Alekszejev (HUN) - 5276

5th: Katy Burke (GBR) - 5256

11th: Kerry Prise (GBR) - 5036

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