Modern Pentathlon is governs by the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne also known as the UIPM. UIPM is a flagship of sport and offers the ultimate test of an athlete’s fitness, courage and skill. It combines with 5 traditional discipline to become that competes in one day. It had been in the olympic schedule since 1912.
To further promote the sport, UIPM board, came out with different combination of discipline to work towards the complete athlete that does all 5 discipline.
It starts with the laser run, modern biathle, modern triathle, modern tetrathlon and finally modern pentathlon.
With this progression, it create a wonderful pathway that leads to the ultimate athlete.
Time Limit: 1 min per bout
Opponent: All Pentathlete
Bonus: Fencing Bonus Round (Sort by ranking, the last opponent will fence to the top to gain bonus points)
Swimming Pool Layout: 25m/50m Pool
Discipline: Show Jumping
Obstacle: 12 of them and attempt to clear all with at least 1 double and 1 triple
A combined event of running and shoot and the first person run past the line is the winner. Handicap time will be given according to rank after the first 4 discipline.
Running Distance: 800m
Shooting Distance: 10m
Shooting Target: 5 times or 50 sec which ever comes first
A QUICK GUIDE TO MODERN PENTATHLON