48th WMC Modern Pentathlon - Zielona Góra - Drzonków (POL) - Mixed Relay and Final Day

 

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ZIELONA GÓRA - DRZONKÓW (POL) - After five days of high-level performances, the sixth and final day of competition at the 48th World Military Modern Pentathlon Championship took place on Sunday 5 September with the Mixed Relay competition involving 16 military pentathletes from 8 countries: Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Russia and Ukraine.

 

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And as was the case throughout the competition, local spectators and television viewers were treated to an exciting and hotly contested competition with top performances from our military and Olympic athletes!
This final competition of the World Military Championship was exciting and very close as evidenced by the fact that after the swimming, fencing and equestrian events, all teams entered the Laser Run with a chance of a medal.

 

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In the end, it was the Ukrainian pair of Iryna Khokhlova and Denys Pavlyuk who won the gold medal with 1,425 points and only 13 points ahead of the Brazilians Isabella Abreu and Danilo Fagundes, who despite an incredible performance in the laser run, had to be satisfied with the silver medal after having extracted themselves from the penultimate place (1,412 points). Finally, the podium was completed by Frenchmen Marie Oteiza and Jean Baptiste Mourcia with 1405 points!

 

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The Closing and Awards Ceremony took place immediately after the competitions in the presence of Major General Marek Sokołowski - Inspector of Training at the General Command of the Polish Armed Forces; Colonel Rodrigo Lameira - Official Representative of CISM; Colonel Tomasz Bartkowiak - Head of the Polish Delegation to CISM; Miss Anna Bajan - President of the Modern Pentathlon Association; Mr. Boguslaw Sulkowski - President of the Polish Pentathlon Association; and Mr. M. Klaus - President of the Polish Pentathlon Association. Mr. Boguslaw Sulkowski - Director of the Drzonkow Sports Recreation Centre; Mr. Janusz Gerard Pyciak Peciak - UIPM Technical Delegate; and Colonel Nilton Rolim – President of the CISM Modern Pentathlon Sports Committee.

 

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Thank you to the Polish delegation for hosting and organising this wonderful CISM World Military Modern Pentathlon Championship, who showed great dedication and attention to detail in welcoming the CISM family in the best possible way throughout the competition.

 

For more information, visit the official website of the 48th WMC Modern Pentathlon here. 

 

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(Source : CISM Headquarters - Pictures : Polish Delegation to CISM)

 

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