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Statement from the MPA Executive Board

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...

Tribute John Pennell OAM

Tribute John Pennell OAM

March 8, 1935 - September 16, 2022 It is with much sadness that MPA marks the passing of John Pennell AO, Life Member MPA and MPV.  For more than 50 years, John was a friend and loyal supporter of the world of modern pentathlon in Australia and internationally,...

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...

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