Modern Pentathlon News

Hungarian Indoor Championships 5th & 6th February 2011

February 7, 2011
The Irish trio of Natalya Coyle, Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe and Eanna Bailey showed some excellent form at the Hungarian Indoor Championships this weekend. Natalya finished 5th in the women’s competition while Arthur was 11th and Eanna 19th in the Men’s event.

Modern Pentathlon World Congress

November 24, 2010
Brendan Walsh and Michael Collins represented Pentathlon Ireland at the 2010 UIPM Congress in Riga recently at which the future of Modern Pentathlon, including the implementation of the laser system, was debated.

Introduction to Modern Pentathlon

January 1, 2010
The combination of five completely different sports constitutes Modern Pentathlon, the most demanding sport of the Olympic Games. Pentathletes compete in the course of one day, in the following five disciplines: Shooting, Fencing, Swimming, Riding, and Cross-country running. Modern Pentathlon men and women athletes need to have strength, endurance, quick reflexes and concentration, in order to meet the high demands of the sport. For contact details of Modern Pentathlon Association of Ireland please click on Full story

Modern Pentathlon format changes for London

November 26, 2008
The format of the Modern Pentathlon is to be changed for London 2012 after the sport's governing body voted to combine the disciplines of shooting and running into one event.

World Class Award for Modern Pentathlon Federation in Ireland

November 25, 2008
The Modern Pentathlon Association of Ireland was rewarded for the enormous success of the Youth B European Championships held in Dublin in July 2008, with an award from the Modern Pentathlon International Governing Body, UIPM at the World Congress in Guatemala.

Modern Pentathlon takes off in Ireland

July 15, 2008
Irelands newest Olympic sport reached the most significant milestone of its development in Dublin on Sunday, when the European Youth Modern Pentathlon Championships drew to a close.





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