Modern Pentathlon at 2016 Summer Olympics Rio

Modern Pentathlon:

The Modern Pentathlon is a world famous game and sports contest that includes five events: pistol shooting, epee fencing, 200 m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a 3 km cross-country run. The sport is advocated by (UIPM), the International Modern Pentathlon Union. For more information about the game, visit us at our website at Ancient Olympic Games.
Modern Pentathlon is called as the “true Olympic sport” and the “sport that most accurately conveys the ideals of Olympism.” There has been a long history of the game.  With the unique Olympic foundation of the game, it is considerable that there are many aspects that define and encompass this sport. Right from the leadership role of the game in the Olympic movement, to the statutes and rules that direct its procedure, to the association that let it move increasingly forward, the game of Pentathlon is represented in all corners of the world.
The creator of the game was Pierre de Coubertin, who wished to generate the game as an educational sport. It is a complete sport and on the physical side there are, Swimming and Running which are the basic disciplines, on the mental side, there are, shooting that requires stress control and a precise technique, on the intellectual side there are, fencing that requires adaptability and intelligence and then riding that requires a mix of compliance, self-control and bravery.
From the past few years, the number of countries and continents winning medals at World Championships has radically increased. Modern Pentathlon is also incorporated in Regional Games such as Asian Games, Pan American Games, Central American and Caribbean Games. With the increasing membership, it is planned to include the game also in Balkan Games, Mediterranean Games, etc.
In 2008 Olympic Games held in Beijing, Modern Pentathlon Games were held from 21 August to 22 August. The venues were Fencing Hall, Ying Tung Natatorium and Olympic Sports Centre Stadium.

Modern Pentathlon at 2016 Summer Olympics Rio Modern Pentathlon at 2016 Summer Olympics Rio Reviewed by Megawork Entertainments on June 24, 2016 Rating: 5