Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Olympic Modern Pentathlon

The modern pentathlon is a sports festival. Modern Pentathlon includes five events: pistol shooting, fencing, 200 m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a 3 km cross-country run. This sports festival is managed by the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM), the International Modern Pentathlon Union.

Modern pentathlon is especially created for the Olympic Games by the founder of the modern Games, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, and was first time introduced in 1912 Olympic Games. Coubertin was impressed by the pentathlon event in Ancient Olympic Games, which was modeled after the skills of the ideal soldier at the time.

London 2012 Olympic will present Modern Pentathlon from Saturday 11 to Sunday 12 August 2012, Copper Box - Olympic Park (fencing); Aquatics Centre - Olympic Park (swimming); and Greenwich Park (riding, combined event). 72 (36 men, 36 women) athletes will contest for 2 Medals. You can get Olympic Modern Pentathlon Tickets on affordable prices from Global Ticket Market.

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