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Pentathlon Canada Fields Team of 7 Athletes for the 2018 Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru in November

Toronto, Ontario October 18, 2018 Pentathlon Canada will field its largest Senior Team in recent years at the Pan American Modern Pentathlon Championships from November 27th to December 2nd 2018 in Lima, Peru. Anchoring the team will be 3 seasoned International Competitors: 2015 Toronto Pan American Games Alumni & 2018 Pentathlon World Championships competitor Garnett…

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Modern Pentathlon at the Youth Olympic Games 2018: All You Need to Know

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: October 11, 2018 – In the next three days the new Youth Olympic Games champions in Modern Pentathlon will be crowned during the climax of the individual competitions at Youth Olympic Park in Buenos Aires (ARG). The best female and male athlete will ascend the podium following in the footsteps of Leydi…

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Pentathlon Canada announces new National Team Standards

The board of directors of Pentathlon Canada has approved a new set of National Team Standards effective January 1, 2017. The new standards can be found on the Pentathlon Canada website: https://www.pentathloncanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Pentathlon-Canada-National-Team-Standards.pdf With this new set of standards the current National Team Members are: Women: Melanie McCann, Donna Vakalis, Beatrice Cigagna, Hillary Elliott, Kelly Fitzsimmons…

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Canadian Modern Pentathlon Team Nominated for Rio 2016

Two modern pentathlon athletes chosen to represent Canada TORONTO — On Wednesday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Pentathlon Canada named the two athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in modern pentathlon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21. The two athletes are London 2012 Olympians Melanie McCann and Donna Vakalis.…

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Rio 2016 Nominated Olympian Donna Vakalis Defends National Title at the 2015 Canadian Pentathlon Championships

Baden, ON — The 2015 Canadian Modern Pentathlon Championships took place in Kitchener-Waterloo and Baden, Ontario August 15-16, 2015. 28 athletes from British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, Ontario and the USA competed in the sport consisting of 5 elements: epee fencing, freestyle swimming, equestrian show jumping and the combined run-laser shoot. Olympian Donna Vakalis (Toronto, ON)…

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2015 Canadian Pentathlon Championships to Be Held in Kitchener-Waterloo and Baden, Ontario August 15-16

Baden, ON — The 2015 Canadian Modern Pentathlon Championships will take place in Kitchener-Waterloo and Baden, Ontario August 15-16, 2015.   Over 30 athletes from British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, Ontario and the USA are expected to compete in the sport consisting of 5 elements: epee fencing, freestyle swimming, equestrian show jumping and the combined run-laser shoot.The…

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In 1983, Lynn Séguin (nee: Chornobrywy) became the modern pentathlon world champion and was named Canada’s Female Athlete of the Year

Melanie McCann’s (Mount Carmel, ON) 11th place finish in the Women’s Pentathlon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London was the highest placing ever by a Canadian at the Games.

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