Athlete Profile: Florian Bou
|Date of Birth:||1990-11-18|
|Best Total Points Performance||5644, Hungarian Open Indoor Championships (2011-02-04)||5563|
|Best 25m Swim Performance||2:02.94, 1328 Points Junior European Championships (2010-05-24)||02:02:30|
|Best 50m Swim Performance||2:01.71, 1340 Points Junior World Championships (2009-07-06)||02:04:00|
|Best Riding Points||1200, International Senior Championships (2008-04-19)||1170|
|Best Combined Performance||11:21.09, 2276 Points Junior European Championships (2010-05-24)||11:45:24|
|Feb 2011||13th||Hungarian Open Indoor Championships, Budapest, Hungary||Senior||Final|
|Dec 2010||3rd||French Open Championships, Paris, France||Senior||Final|
|Aug 2010||20th||UIPM Junior World Championships , Szekesfehervar, Hungary||Junior||Final||36|
|Aug 2010||1st||UIPM Junior World Championships , Szekesfehervar, Hungary||Junior||Team-relay 3 members|
|May 2010||18th||Junior European Championships, Golega, Portugal||Junior||Final||30|
|Nov 2009||14th||French Open International Championships , Paris, France||Senior||Final||2|
|Jul 2009||25th||Junior World Championships, Kaoshiung, Chinese Taipei||Junior||Final||31|
|May 2009||1st||International German Champioships for Men and Women, Bonn, Germany||Junior||Final||20|
|May 2009||18th||European Junior Championships, Albena, Bulgaria||Junior||Final||30|
|Sep 2008||29th||Youth A World Championships, Albena, Bulgaria||Youth A||Final|
|Sep 2008||9th||Youth A World Championships, Albena, Bulgaria||Youth A||Team-relay 3 members|
|Jul 2008||11th||European Youth A Champs Combined, Kalmar, Sweden||Youth A||Final|
|Jul 2008||14th||European Youth A Champs, Kalmar, Sweden||Youth A||Final|
|Apr 2008||16th||International Senior Championships, Paris, France||Senior||Final||15|
|Jul 2006||14th||European Championships Youth B, Prague, Czech Republic||Youth B||Final|
NewsScintillating Champion of Champions as Patte and Isaksen take titles
Oct 27th Oct, 13
Two-days of stunning modern pentathlon at the Al Shaqab Centre in Doha ensured this edition of Champion of Champions hosted by Qatar Foundation in cooperation with Qatar Olympic Committee will live long in the memory. Saturday saw the women compete with Margaux Isaksen of USA defending her title with panache whilst France’s Christopher Patte claimed his maiden career victory by winning the men’s event on Sunday.
Christopher Patte victorious at Champion of Champions
Oct 27th Oct, 13
French 23-year-old Christopher Patte capped a sensational day for himself by grabbing his maiden title by winning Champion of Champions at the Al Shaqab Centre in Doha, Qatar. A quality swim was followed by a perfect ride and after starting the final event in pole, 8 seconds ahead of his nearest rival, he was simply unstoppable in the combined, never relinquishing his lead to claim a well-deserved victory.
Valentin Prades: "I am not afraid of going beyond the pain threshold"
Sep 26th Sep, 13
With Modern Pentathlon starlet Valentin Prades turning 21 today, we took the opportunity of putting a few questions to the talented Frenchman. You can also read the full interview in French below.
Belarus’ Zhurauliou excels to win fencing in Group A
Aug 21st Aug, 13
25-year-old Stanislau Zhurauliou reminded everyone of his talent with a solid victory with the epée in the Men’s Qualification Group A fencing event at the World Championships in Taiwan. Looking composed right from the onset, Zhurauliou went onto to claim 19 victories on the pistes to go top of the leaderboard with three events to go tomorrow.
Reigning Champion Lesun victorious in Group C fence
Aug 21st Aug, 13
With Typhoon Trami forcing the organisers to move the competition indoors on the first day of action at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships, reigning Aleksander Lesun did not waste time in making his mark as the Men’s Qualification Groups were pushed a day forward. The Russian winning Group C fence with panache.
Aug 19th Aug, 13
Chairperson: Mr Janusz Peciak (USA) Secretary Mr José Maria Paula Santos (POR) Members: Mr Marcelo Gonçales (BRA)Dr Walid Sayed (EGY)Mrs Corine Bouzou (FRA)Mr Endre Kovats Bonamie (ESP)Mr Pedro Petrushinski (GER)Mr Carlo Passiatore (ITA)Mr Dong-Kook Chung (KOR)Mr Dmitry Menshikov (RUS)Dr Vladimir Miller (SVK) Overview: The Technical Committee is comprised of members who have had extensive experience as international judges in all five disciplines of modern pentathlon or who have had high level experience in administration of the sport. The 10 member committee is chaired by the Sport Director who is an Executive Board member. The Committee overseas all the rules governing the sport and makes recommendations for changes to the rules, competition format and technical requirements to the Executive Board. The Committee appoints 2 members to attend each of the Category A competitions and other high level competitions to ensure that the competitions are conducted according to the rules and regulations.
Tognetti of Italy storms to victory in the Women’s Group A fence
Aug 8th Aug, 13
Youth A European Championships bronze medallist Francesca Tognetti began her campaign to claim the Youth A World title in impressive fashion as she recorded an impressive victory in the morning fence in Group A. 22 bouts won with only 3 defeats ensured the Italian 16-year-old took 1128 points on the pistes of the Wuhan Sport Centre going into the swim.
Arol and Zeliankevich of Belarus win Mixed Relay
Jul 29th Jul, 13
With Belarusian fencing World Junior Record holder Katsiaryna Arol and Dzianis Zeliankevich teaming up to great effect in the Junior World Championships Mixed Relay early on, they went on to dominate throughout the day and in the end it came as no surprise that they ended by winning the combined to claim the winner’s trophy.