Modern Pentathlon

Olympic and world champion Asadauskaite demonstrates class at pentathlon World Cup in Cairo

By Gary Anderson

April 6 – Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania showed why she is the Olympic and world champion by taking World Cup gold in Cairo ©Getty Images Lithuania's Olympic and world champion Laura Asadauskaite demonstrated her prowess by overcoming her rivals in a tight battle to the finish at the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Cup in Cairo, which also saw Italy's Riccardo de Luca take the men's title and mixed team relay gold going to Russia.

Marques targeting world champion Asadauskaite at UIPM World Cup in Cairo

By Nick Butler

Yane Marquez of Brazil will be among the leading contenders at the Cairo leg of the World Cup ©Latin Content WO/Getty ImagesApril 2 - Brazil's London 2012 bronze medal winner Yane Marques will be a leading contender to break her silver medal run on the second stop on the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Tour in Cairo.

Modern pentathlon World Cup Series opener cancelled amid sweltering conditions in Mexico

By Emily Goddard

Extreme heat in Acapulco has led to the cancellation of the Modern Pentathlon World Cup Series opener ©Getty ImagesMarch 1 - The men's final and mixed relay of the modern pentathlon World Cup series opener have been cancelled amid extreme heat in host city Acapulco, Mexico.

Extreme heat in Acapulco sees women's pentathlon final stopped

By Zjan Shirinian

Organisers are meeting to decide how to manage the rest of the programme at the World Cup Series opener, as sweltering conditions hit Acapulco ©AFP/Getty ImagesFebruary 28 - Extreme heat has forced organisers to halt the women's modern pentathlon final at the World Cup Series opener in Mexico.

Modern Pentathlon World Cup Series opener underway in Mexico

By Zjan Shirinian

London 2012 bronze medallist Yane Marques is among the favourites to win the World Cup Series opener ©AFP/Getty ImagesFebruary 26 - Some of the world's finest pentathletes are at the Mexico resort of Acapulco as a wide-open 2014 World Cup Series opener begins.

Triple modern pentathlon world champion Cazé calls time on career

Emily Goddard

Amélie Cazé has retired aged 29 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFebruary 18 - Amélie Cazé, France's three-times individual modern pentathlon world champion, has called time on her career at the age of 29.

University of Bath to host 2015 European Modern Pentathlon Championships

By Gary Anderson

January 16 - The University of Bath will play host to the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships ©University of BathThe University of Bath will host the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships, which will see more than 100 athletes competing in the first international event in the sport since London 2012, it was announced today. 

Britain's Heather Fell retires from modern pentathlon

By Paul Osborne 

British modern pentathlete Heather Fell has announced her retirement to pursue a career in the media ©Getty ImagesJanuary 9 - British Olympic silver medallist and former world number one Heather Fell has announced her retirement from modern pentathlon in order to pursue a career in the media.

British modern pentathlete Weale retires after more than a decade in the sport

By Gary Anderson

January 6 - Sam Weale has announced his retirement from modern pentathlon ©Getty ImagesBriton Sam Weale has called time on his career as a modern pentathlete after more than ten years competing at the highest level, which saw him appear at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games.
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