Athlete Profile: Scott Petersen
|Date of Birth:||1984-07-30|
|Best Total Points Performance||5268, Asia - OCEANIA Championships (2011-05-19)||5268|
|Best 25m Swim Performance||2:13.01, 1204 Points UIPM World Cup #2 (2011-04-14)||02:13:00|
|Best 50m Swim Performance||2:18.07, 1144 Points Asia - OCEANIA Championships (2011-05-19)||02:22:00|
|Best Riding Points||1200, Asia - OCEANIA Championships (2011-05-19)||870|
|Best Combined Performance||11:31.41, 2236 Points UIPM World Cup #2 (2011-04-14)||11:46:00|
|May 2011||16th||Asia - OCEANIA Championships, Chengdu, China||Senior||Final||15|
|Apr 2011||31st||UIPM World Cup #2, Sassari, Italy||Senior||Qualification B||1|
|Jun 2009||32nd||Korean Open & Asian Championships, Seoul, Korea||Senior||Final||1|
|May 2007||24th||Asia & Oceania Championships Olympic Qualification, Tokyo, Japan||Senior||Final||7|
|Jan 2007||2nd||Open Australian Championships, Melbourne, Australia||Senior||Final|
|Apr 2006||21st||World Cup 2006 #2, Millfield, Great Britain||Senior||Qualification A||3|
NewsIrish National Championships review
Nov 4th Nov, 13
56 athletes from all over Ireland contested the Nationals last week at the new National Modern Pentathlon Centre in Dublin, Ireland, last week and the action did not disappoint.
Mhairi Spence: Olympic failure destroyed me
Jan 27th Jan, 13
Ah, those wonderful memories of six months ago, those 16 golden days of celebration and elation, of British medals wherever you cared to look, of a nation united in success and revelling in the happiest sporting summer of them all.
World Cup #1 Press Conference Information
Jan 17th Jan, 13
UIPM’s 1st World Cup of the year, to be held in Palm Springs on 20-24 February 2013 is holding its pre event press conference on 18 January 2013 at 1pm.
London 2012 Features: Impossible is Nothing to Spence
Aug 1st Aug, 12
As Mhairi Spence started the last kilometer of her final event in the 2012 modern pentathlon World Championships, GB’s performance director Jan Bartu leaned forward and said quietly to her as she ran past him, “impossible is nothing”.
London 2012 qualification nightmare begins for Britain's pentathletes
Feb 4th Feb, 12
High in the French Pyrenees, bad dreams are catching up with Britain's modern pentathletes.
Rogge Visits American Pentathletes
Oct 13th Oct, 11
Dr. Jacque Rogge, International Olympic Committee President, visited Colarado Springs last weekend and the Olympic Training Center to meet with athletes and coaches who are all getting ready for the 2011 Pan American Games. He came for the tour with Larry Probst USOC President and CEO Scott Blackmun. He spent about 2 hours to talk to athletes and coaches. Conversation was mostly about how training has changed the new laser technology has been implemented, sprts diet etc. 1976 Gold Medalist and UIPM Technical Committee Member spent alot of time with IOC Executive Board Member Tomas Bach who also won Gold in the 1976 Games in fencing.
2011 Victorian Open
Jan 25th Jan, 11
The championships held last weekend welcomed athletes from Japan and China and also included a former Olympic Gold Medalist and a 79 year old former Romanian athletes competing at the masters level. Joining four Australians completing their judging certificates were four New Zealand officials under the tutorship of Janusz Peciak a former Polish Olympic gold medallist now coaching in the United States.
Mar 20th Mar, 09
The "Pentathlon News" has been a successful monthly publication produced at UIPM headquarters since its conception in the early 1990’s. Throughout this time the newsletter has varied, but in April 2008 the format was distinctly changed resulting in a cleaner illustration of the sport with key articles on the monthly competitions at the front, photographs included and an easier style in which to read. In recent months the newsletter has commenced being translated into Spanish. At present this is a text only version. Newsletters from 2009 can be downloaded in the box at the righthand side. For editions from previous years please contact UIPM Headquarters. 2009 In Review January The year commences with the first Executive Board meeting following the 2008 Congress in November. New members of the Executive Board were welcomed by President Schormann. The UIPM Technical Committe also met to start implementation of the rule changes pertaining to the format as decided in Congress and preparations for the 2009 season. On two opposite ends of the globe Australia and Finland play host to Pentathlon. In Australia the Oceania Championships took place with Angie Darby (AUS) and Scott Peterson (AUS) taking out the titles. In Finland, it is a pentathlon adapted to the winter conditions -shooting, giant slalom, 5.4km cross coutry ski, fencing and riding. The 2009 World Championships website is also announced this month. February The International Olympic Committee announced the Youth Olympic Games qualification process, in which Modern Pentathlon will have 24 places per gender. The LOC of the 2009 World Championships reportedon the progress of the renovations undertaken at Crystal Palace (competition venue) and announced the new visa requirements to enter Great Britain. UIPM President, Klaus Schormann travelled to Namibia where he undertook many meetings and discussions about the development of modern pentathlon in the country and surrounding regions. March This month the modern pentathlon season began with the first World Cup event in Mexico. Aya Medany (EGY) and Marcin Horbacz (POL) took home gold in the first ever World Cup event to include the new combined shoot/run format. For the first time ever in the Middle East region, Dubai (UAE) held a Biathle competition attended by more then 250 participants. The UIPM Business Affairs Committee held their first meeting discussing a range of issues for marketing and promotion of the sport. April World Cup #2 took place in Cairo, Egypt with a strong home team, unfortunately it was not their golden moment with Laura Asadauskaite (LTU) and Ondrej Polivka (CZE) placing their marks on the podium. The 2009 World Championships bought news that the latest Swiss timing swimming system was installed in Crystal Palace, the only place in England to have this facility in this moment. May It was a golden month in May with two world cup competitions. Both Laura Asadauskaite (LTU) and Aya Medany (EGY) took home a second gold for the season, while Denis Cerkovskis (LAT) made his first ever podium position at a World Cup with no better then gold and current World Champion, Iila Frolov (RUS) found his rythm for his first podium finish and gold of the year. Ticket sales for the 2009 World Championships in London commenced with British pentathletes Sam Weale and Katy Livingston contributing to the promotional launch. UIPM President, Klaus Schormann visited Chengdu, China which will host the 2010 World Championships, for the Building Ceremony of the Modern Pentathlon Competition Venue. Presentation of research into Modern Pentathlon History was announced with a series of seminars in which the research will be discussed. June Asia, Europe and NORCECA all had their continental championships this month. Former UIPM Technical Delegate, Hiltrud Reder received the UIPM Medal of Honour for her outstanding contribution to Modern Pentathlon especially the development of women in the sport. Information regarding the registration for the 2009 UIPM Congress in October. July A successful Youth A World Championships were hosted in Cairo, Egypt, with the Hungarian team showing class dominating the medal tally to take four gold medals and one bronze. The Junior World Championships were also held in Kaoshiung, Chinese Taipei were the young Korean squad showed their future potential with a medal haul of four gold medals. The Senior World Championships will be held in the next month, with ticket sales already proving strong having sold out the five-event all day pass! August Two new World Champions were crowned in London at the 2009 Senior World Championships. Adam Marosi (HUN) and Qian Chen (CHN) both excelled in their performances to claim the gold medals. The Czech Republic were the most successful nation taking two gold and two silver to top the medal tally. During the Championships, long-serving member of the UIPM Cultural Commission Mr Terry Bunyard was awarded the UIPM Medal of Honour. The LOC of the World Cup Final also lanuched the competition website. September Adam Marosi (HUN) and Donata Rimsaite (LTU) took home gold at the World Cup Final in Brazil. For Marosi this was an amazing success making it back to back gold for the recently crowned World Champion. Also in September the 11th Biathle World Championships took place in Monaco. It was an action packed day on the beautiful plage Larvotto where athletes competed in good spirit and enjoyed the beach atmosphere after their hard competitions. October The 2009 UIPM Congress produced some exciting decisions including the resolution to begin implementation of the non-air pellet shooting concept in 2010. The Masters showed the world they still have what it takes at the 2009 European Championships in Copenhagen, Demark where they also celebrated their 25 year anniversary. October also signalled change in the UIPM office with Communications Manager Raelene Butler moving on and being replaced by Matthew Pound. November The inaugural UIPM Riding Camps occurred in 3 locations around the world where the top 30 Pentathletes developed their riding skills, this proved to be an outstanding success. The pictrogram of the 2012 Olympic Modern Pentathlon event has been released and looks great. There has been some changes to the structure of the 2010 International Calendar and November was the month for love with top Athletes Andejus Zadneprovskis and Laura Asadauskaites getting married. December The end of 2009 signalled another exiting year for Modern Pentathlon. We had 2 new World Champions in Adam Marosi (HUN) and Qian Chen (CHN) and the new Combined Event was implemented with enormous success. December saw the successful Panamerican and Singapore Youth Olympic Games Qualification Championships take place which combined attracted hundreds of competitors. UIPM also reflected on the fantastic National and International Judges right across the World.