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Janse van Rensburg and Watt selected for World Cup #1

Janse van Rensburg and Watt selected for World Cup #1

Genevieve Janse van Rensburg and Tully Watt will start their 2023 senior international campaign at World Cup #1, being held in Cairo, Egypt. March 7th to 12th. International competition experience and exposure is vital for athlete development and progression in the...

Statement from the MPA Executive Board

Statement from the MPA Executive Board

Modern pentathlon is at risk of forever losing its place on the Olympic Games program after Paris 2024, having been excluded from the initial program for Los Angeles 2028.   Modern pentathlon was created specifically...

MPA Position Statement

MPA Position Statement

Modern Pentathlon Australia (MPA) is proud to represent the interests of the modern pentathlon community in Australia. In Australia, modern pentathlon receives very little Government funding. Our community relies on goodwill and the collective effort of...

Temesi Crowned World Champion

Temesi Crowned World Champion

The first day of the World Laser Run competition held in Lisbon Portugal, saw seven Australian athletes competing across the women's individual events delivering some very impressive performances. 17 year old Zara Temesi ran a blistering race in the Junior Laser...

National team selections for 2022 international events

National team selections for 2022 international events

Modern Pentathlon Australia is excited to announce the following athletes who have been selected as part of the national team to participate in upcoming international events in 2022. International competition experience and exposure is necessary for our athletes to...

Cairo to host 2021 pentathlon and laser run World Champs

Cairo to host 2021 pentathlon and laser run World Champs

via the UIPM 2017 host city replaces Minsk (BLR) as venue for flagship Modern Pentathlon competitionEgypt prepares for busy summer of UIPM Sports ahead of Olympic GamesPresident Schormann praises organisers in Egypt – ‘a strong pillar of our global movement’. MONACO:...

Opportunities on the horizon for eager Australian athletes

Opportunities on the horizon for eager Australian athletes

Yesterday, the UIPM announced that, in partnership with the Egyptian Modern Pentathlon Federation, the 2021 Youth and Junior World Championship events would be postponed. With the date now set for mid-July this year, the announcement is welcomed by Modern Pentathlon...

Seasons Greetings from Modern Pentathlon Australia!

Seasons Greetings from Modern Pentathlon Australia!

Well as the year draws to a close, we can reflect on a year like no other and celebrate what has been achieved within our sport here on Australian soil. The progress made in the areas of education, training, coaching, high performance and pathways is something that...