Young modern pentathlon athletes are set to compete at the Junior World Championships, starting tomorrow in Alexandria ©Getty Images

Alexandria in Egypt is set to play host at the 2021 International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) Junior Pentathlon World Championships.

Scheduled to take place tomorrow until next Sunday (July 18), the action starts with the women's relay final.

Modern pentathlon consists of swimming, fencing, equestrian and laser run.

There will be COVID-19 preventative measures in place for the Championships, which require all arriving in Alexandria - including Egyptians - to possess a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test within 72 hours of departing for the city.

In line with the UIPM Event Organisers Infection Prevention Guidelines, all personnel will be required to wear face protection in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus.

Hand sanitation, social distancing and quarantining if testing positive for COVID-19 are all required among the guidelines.

The men's relay final is set to take place on Tuesday (July 13), while the women's and men's finals are set for Friday (July 16) and Saturday (July 17) respectively.

The mixed relay final is scheduled to be the last event of the Championships on the final day of competition.

All participants are set to stay at the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport hotels.