A Modern Pentathlon boat was provided by the organiser for all the participants. The weather was perfect and all could enjoy the sun and the fresh breeze. On board everyone enjoyed themselves and spoke to each other about their respective countries.
After the 4 hour cruise all teams were transported to the historical places in Istanbul. They had one hour time to visit the church Aya Sophia, or visit the Kabali Carsi Bazar where they learnt about the historical nature of these buildings. Many athletes also eat the delicious traditional Turkish kebab.
After this interesting day all teams returned to the hotel to prepare for the next day’s relay competition.
The President of UIPM commented: “We would like to thank the Turkish Federation for such a well planned cultural day. The cruise in Vosporos and the monuments visit was a very nice and educational experience!”