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Modern Pentathlon Olympic Event

The Glorious Irrelevance of Modern Pentathlon

The Pentathlon, a 100-year-old Olympic event is obscure and unpopular—yet it represents much of what's great about the Games

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London Olympics 2012: Modern Pentathlon show jumping - in pictures

London Olympics 2012: Modern Pentathlon Showjumping in Pictures... this makes me laugh a bit

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Combined events of the Women's Olympic Modern Pentathlon

David Svoboda equals an Olympic record. David Svoboda of Czech Republic celebrates equalling the Olympic record in the fencing event in the men's Modern Pentathlon on Day 15.

Olympics 2012 in infographics: other sports

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Germany - Lena Schoneborn - Pentathlon: Lena Schoneborn is a professional pentathlete who competes in the Modern Pentathlon via the Olympics and other international competitions. In the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Schoneborn will represent her home country in the event and is a favorite entering into the Games. Lena isn’t exactly new to the Olympic stage. Competing in the Modern Pentathlon in 2008 in Beijing, Schoneborn had a very strong showing and earned a gold medal for...

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