Athlete Profile: Guan Wang
|Date of Birth:||1987-02-16|
|Language:||Chinese, Cantonese and a littl|
|Heroes/most influential person:||Chairman Mao Zedong|
|Interesting Story: :||The night before competition I like to play games or watch videos on the computer. My name in Chinese means Crown. To me competing at the Olympics is a party and big party.|
|Event Preference:||Fencing and Shooting|
|Highlights:||4th Asian Games 2010|
|Modern Pentathlon since:||2002|
|Best Total Points Performance||5648, Asia - OCEANIA Championships (2011-05-19)||4645|
|Best 25m Swim Performance||2:06.41, 1284 Points World Junior Championships (2007-09-25)||02:06:30|
|Best 50m Swim Performance||2:10.29, 1240 Points UIPM Senior World Championships (2011-09-08)||02:12:54|
|Best Riding Points||1192, 16th Asian Games (2010-11-12)||1150|
|Best Combined Performance||11:08.10, 2328 Points Asia - OCEANIA Championships (2011-05-19)||11:26:26|
Senior Pentathlon World Ranking
|Date||Rank||Points||Event One||Event Two||Event Three|
XXX Olympic Games - Modern Pentathlon Event
|Aug 2012||36th||XXX Olympic Games - Modern Pentathlon Event, London, Great Britain||Senior||Final||20|
|May 2012||25th||UIPM World Cup Final, Chengdu, China||Senior||Final||31|
|Mar 2012||24th||UIPM World Cup #2, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Senior||Qualification C||1|
|Mar 2012||18th||UIPM World Cup #1, Charlotte NC, United States of America||Senior||Qualification C||1|
|Sep 2011||27th||UIPM Senior World Championships, Moscow, Russia||Senior||Qualification B||1|
|May 2011||5th||Asia - OCEANIA Championships, Chengdu, China||Senior||Final||29|
|May 2011||2nd||Asia - OCEANIA Championships, Chengdu, China||Senior||Team-relay 2 members|
|Nov 2010||4th||16th Asian Games, Guangzhou, China||Senior||Final||13|
|Sep 2010||23rd||UIPM Senior World Championships, Chengdu, China||Senior||Qualification A||1|
|Jun 2010||19th||UIPM World Cup 5, Berlin, Germany||Senior||Qualification A||1|
|Jun 2009||16th||Korean Open & Asian Championships, Seoul, Korea||Senior||Final||15|
|Apr 2009||13th||World Cup 2 2009, Cairo, Egypt||Senior||Final||35|
|Sep 2007||11th||World Junior Championships, Caldas da Rainh, Portugal||Junior||Final||50|
|Apr 2006||23rd||World Cup 2006 3 , Berlin, Germany||Senior||Qualification B||6|
|Sep 2005||17th||Asian Championships, Almaty, Kazakhstan||Senior||Final|
|Jul 2005||20th||Junior World championships, Moscow, Russia||Junior||Final|
|May 2005||16th||WORLD CUP 3, Budapest, Hungary||Senior||Qualification C|
|Apr 2005||23rd||World Cup Leipzig (GER), Leipzig, Germany||Senior||Qualification C|
|Aug 2003||24th||Youth A World Championships (Men), LEON GUANAJUATO, Mexico||Youth A||Final|
NewsBuryak claims maiden World Cup series title after taking gold in Women’s Final
Apr 19th Apr, 13
It was a day to remember for Ganna Buryak from Ukraine yesterday with the 23-year-old triumphing in the Women’s Final of World Cup #3 at the Pierre de Coubertin Modern Pentathlon Stadium in Chengdu. Some sharp-shooting and quick feet in the blustery conditions ensured she took her place amongst the pantheon of senior champions after finishing ahead of Chinese duo Wanxia Liang and Wei Wang to claim gold.
UIPM World Cup #3 begins with packed press conference
Apr 16th Apr, 13
The state of the art facilities at the Pierre de Coubertin Modern Pentathlon Stadium in Chengdu welcomed a whole host of journalists from across China this morning for the UIPM World Cup #3 Press Conference. All eager to learn about the sport’s new format and see first-hand what was in store during the five-day competition, the local and national media delegates were very inquisitive.
Top athletes all through to the Final
Feb 21st Feb, 13
Olympic Bronze medalist and World #2 Yane Marques (BRA) made easy work of the combined event to go through to Saturday’s Final, as did Melanie Mccann (CAN) and Leila Gyenesei (HUN) both ranked in the top 20 in the world. Natalya Coyle (IRL) also qualified and could sneak into the Top 20 if all goes well in the Final.
Svoboda Equals Olympic Record to Win Fence
Aug 11th Aug, 12
David Svoboda from the Czech Republic has won the fencing competition of the modern pentathlon at the London 2012 Olympics, with 26 victories from his 35 bouts. His performance equalled the Olympic record for fencing. Svoboda got off to a flying start, winning his first seven contests at the Copper Box venue at the Olympic Park.
Lesun & Svoboda Lead at Half Way Mark
Aug 11th Aug, 12
David Svoboda from the Czech Republic has made a fabulous start to the fencing competition of the modern pentathlon at the London 2012 Olympics.
London 2012 Previews: Egypt & China
Jul 30th Jul, 12
In the days leading into the Modern Pentathlon Olympic event on 11-12 August 2012, Pentathlon.org takes a look at country in depth and their chance at Olympic Gold.
Kkokhlova, Vasilionak & Cesarini Complete Olympic Puzzle
Jun 28th Jun, 12
After a long, nervous wait for the remaining athletes battling selection, the final pieces of the puzzle has been put into place and we have the final 72 athletes that will compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
UIPM Announces 2nd Round Olympic Allocations
Jun 15th Jun, 12
The long wait is over, the 36 men and 36 women that will compete at the Modern Pentathlon event at the 2012 London Olympic Games have been unveiled.