Modern Pentathlon competitions are conducted over a single day. The first element is fencing, for which athletes are required to fence against every other athlete. The fencing is then followed by swimming (200m freestyle) and riding (jumping over a 12-jump course). Athletes are given a score for each element of the competition.
Athletes are given a score for each element of the competition. Modern Pentathlon is a regular part since 1912 at the Stockholm, the Modern Pentathlon competition at London 2012 will be the first Olympic Games at which the running and shooting elements are combined.
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.