Athlete Profile: Dong-soo Park
|Date of Birth:||1987-10-25|
|Aug 2009||24th||Senior World Championships, London, Great Britain||Senior||Qualification A||1|
|Jun 2009||13th||Korean Open & Asian Championships, Seoul, Korea||Senior||Final||18|
|May 2009||24th||World Cup 4 2009, Rome, Italy||Senior||Final||24|
|May 2009||25th||World Cup 3 2009 Men, Budapest, Hungary||Senior||Final||23|
|Jul 2008||5th||Junior World Championships, Cairo, Egypt||Junior||Final||63|
|May 2008||19th||16th Asian Championships, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan||Senior||Final||12|
|Apr 2008||8th||Combined event 4, Madrid, Spain||Senior||Final|
|Apr 2008||19th||World Cup 4 2008, Madrid, Spain||Senior||Qualification C||1|
|Sep 2007||28th||World Junior Championships, Caldas da Rainh, Portugal||Junior||Final||28|
|Nov 2006||18th||Asian Championships , Kaoshiung, Chinese Taipei||Senior||Final||13|
|Aug 2005||20th||World Championships YOUTH A, Pilsen, Czech Republic||Youth A||Final|
NewsLess than 1000 days to go until Rio 2016
Nov 11th Nov, 13
A milestone was reached this Saturday as the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Government inaugurated today an observation tower at the Olympic Park to celebrate the landmark 1000 days to go until the opening ceremony.
Margaux Isaksen wins Women Group A at Worlds
Aug 22nd Aug, 13
After starting the final event of the Women’s Qualification Group A at the World Championships in 11th position, USA’s World No. 4 Margaux Isaksen showed great speed in the combined to cross the finish line first and book her place into tomorrow’s Final.
Khokhlova tops Qualification Group A after fence and swim
Aug 21st Aug, 13
Ukraine’s World No. 10 Iryna Khokhlova went top of the Women’s Qualification Group A at the World Championships in Taiwan after claiming 2nd place in the fence and finishing 10th in the pool today.
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.
France victorious in Junior Worlds Men's 3-Members Team Relay
Jul 31st Jul, 13
A real stunning finish to the day saw France record a sensational time in the combined to pip Hungary to the Men's 3-Members Team Relay title. Valentin Belaud, Alexandre Henrard and Andy Genard had begun the day slowly, coming sixth in the fence and fourth in the pool. They then finished ninth in the ride and it looked like they would need a minor miracle to get back into contention. But with some strong runners in the team along with some razor-sharp shooting, they ended up victorious.
Laser shooting demonstration at Georgian Biathle Championships
Jul 3rd Jul, 13
The Georgian Biathle Championships 2013 held in the capital city Tbilisi once again attracted a huge number of participants with the level of competitiveness seemingly at an all-time high. The event organised by Georgian Modern Pentathlon and Triathlon National Federation (GMPTNF) hosted three age groups of young athletes from all over the country at the Gladi Swimming Pool and Gldani Rose Revolution Park in the city center. One of the outstanding successes of the weekend was the athletes being invited to try their hand at shooting with some brand new laser pistols, which created a huge buzz.
Press Conference kick starts World Cup #2 Rio de Janeiro
Mar 19th Mar, 13
Huge media interest generated by Yane Marques’ hard-earned bronze medal at the London Olympic Games ensured an excellent turnout for the press conference announcing the start of the World Cup #2 Rio de Janeiro. The Brazilian star, currently in the form of her life after finishing third last month at World Cup #1 in the American city of Palm Springs, sat alongside UIPM President Dr Klaus Schormann and shared his delight at once again seeing the much lauded competition return to the 2016 Olympic city.
World Cup #2 Preview
Mar 14th Mar, 13
With the first event of the 2013 World Cup Series having already captured the imagination of the wider sporting public, fans around the globe are now eagerly awaiting to see how the top pentathletes on the planet will fare at World Cup #2, which begins Wednesday 20 March in the picturesque Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.