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  1. How to watch the Modern Pentathlon World Cup

    You can follow action from all three days of the Modern Pentathlon World Cup on BBC Red Button & Connected TV and on the BBC Sport website and app.

    Saturday, 30 June

    09:30-10:35 - Men's final

    Sunday, 1 July

    09:30-10:35 - Mixed Relay final

    You can also catch-up on all of the action on the BBC iPlayer.

  2. Silver for Choong in Prague

    Great Britain’s Joe Choong grabbed a dramatic silver medal at the Prague event in May with a surging final 800 metres in the laser run.

    It was the second successive silver medal for Choong, who ran down Germany’s Marvin Dogue, after he earned the same honours in Sofia in April. Jamie Cooke of GB finished 12th.

    Aleksander Lesun of Russia, a two-time world champion, took the gold after dominating in the fencing tournament and his total of 1,489 points will make him one of the main competitors to beat in Tokyo.

    Joe Choong
  3. What is the Modern Pentathlon World Cup?

    The Modern Pentathlon World Cup is an annual series of modern pentathlon competitions. It consists of four stages and a World Cup final, with each stage held in a different country.

    2019 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final calendar

    Cairo, Egypt – February 27 to March 3

    Sofia, Bulgaria – April 12 to 14

    Szekesfehervar, Hungary – May 1 to 5

    Prague, Czech Republic – May 22 to 27

    Tokyo, Japan – June 27 to 30

  4. Get Inspired: How to get into modern pentathlon

    Get Inspired


    First you have a swordfight, then you swim for 200m, jump some fences on horseback, go for a run and then finish off by shooting an air pistol. Sound crazy? Welcome to the world of modern pentathlon.

    While it may not be the first sport that comes to mind when you're looking for a new challenge, a challenge it certainly is, and broken down into its component parts it is massively accessible.

    To find out more about this unusual and exciting sport, find a club near you or read more from our guide here.

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    Video caption: Modern pentathlon explained