Dominic Mahony awarded MBE in Great Britain New Year’s Honours List
Great Britain’s Olympic Team Leader at the past four Games, Dominic Mahony, has been awarded the MBE (Member of the British Empire medal) for voluntary services to Modern Pentathlon in the New Year’s Honours list it was announced today.
Dominic, who competed in two Olympic Games winning team bronze in 1988 has served as a Board member of Pentathlon GB since 1997 and was the first Chairman of the UIPM Athletes Committee and Executive Board member from 1993-1997.
In receiving the award, Dominic said “I am delighted to have been recognised for the work I have been doing in Modern Pentathlon since starting as a young athlete more than 30 years ago. I have been most proud of the success of our World Class Performance programme in Britain since 1998 and see this award as recognition for the athletes, coaches and sports science specialists who have achieved so much during the last four Olympic cycles, in which I have been involved.”
Dominic is married to Kate Houston, a European silver and world championships bronze medallist in Modern Pentathlon and lives in Oxfordshire, England with three daughters.