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Accommodation There is a vast array of accommodation options in Canberra to suit all budgets.  Please visit https://visitcanberra.com.au/accommodation   Informal Modern Pentathlon Dinner Saturday Evening An informal social dinner will be organised on...

TOKYO 2020: Everything you need to know!

TOKYO 2020: Everything you need to know!

Ahead of competition, here is everything you need to know about Modern Pentathlon! Originally founded by Pierre De Coubertin in 1912, Modern Pentathlon is a sport designed for the perfect all-around with five sports, fencing, equestrian, swimming, running and...

Our Tokyo 2020 Olympians: ED FERNON

Our Tokyo 2020 Olympians: ED FERNON

Ed Fernon was retired from the sport for four years before deciding to make a comeback around the middle of 2019 in the quest to qualify for his second Australian Olympic Team, after representing at the London 2012 Olympic Games. He was officially selected to the 2020...

Our Tokyo 2020 Olympians: MARINA CARRIER

Our Tokyo 2020 Olympians: MARINA CARRIER

Marina Carrier first represented Australia in Modern Pentathlon at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China (aged 17). One year later she was the second Oceania athlete behind Chloe Espoito, who went on to create history and win Olympic gold at Rio 2016. Marina...

AIS funding brings new targets to competition

AIS funding brings new targets to competition

Modern Pentathlon Australia is proud to continue providing support to the national community with the latest in Laser Run technology and equipment, thanks to a grant provided by the Australian Institute of Sport. Provided on loan to Modern Pentathlon Victoria for an...

Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus Information

MPA is committed to taking all preventive measures against COVID-19 infection during the competition time, following all the state government and MPA recommendations. Appropriate measures will be implemented to ensure a safe environment for all.  MPA will...

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:...

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...

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