UIPM is excited to announce, that Modern Pentathlon has been confirmed as one of the 25 core sports that will be proposed to the 125th IOC Session for approval to appear at the 2020 Olympic Games.
During London 2012 the Olympic Research Team of the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany with 10 graduate students led by Dr Norbert Müller, member of the IOC Culture and Olympic Education Commission, surveyed spectators for UIPM watching the Modern Pentathlon event, and some very interesting results were found out.
UIPM's first Executive Board meeting of 2013, has recently taken place at Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique's Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland on 29-30 January 2013.
Robert Kasza (HUN) has brushed off the disappointment of his poor London 2012, by defending his Hungarian Indoor title today, in the first ever event combined event with 4 runs and shoots.
The 2013 edition of the Hungarian Indoor Championships begin tomorrow (Saturday 2 February 2013) in Budapest, Hungary.
You have seen the artists impression of the revolutionary Pentathlon Stadium, now you can see how the concept will work in the below animated video or by clicking here.
This video allows you to get the feeling of being inside the Pentathlon Stadium, and the excitement of watching all 5 disciplines from 1 seat in 5 hours.
At the end of January, Eurosport viewers watched a unique insight of how UIPM, the world governing body of Modern Pentathlon functions.