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Open Position: Fundraiser Contractor

Modern pentathlon was introduced as an Olympic sport in 1912 by Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics. Pentathlon Canada’s athletes have competed in every Olympic since 1972 … 47 years without an interruption. We are not funded by any Federal, Provincial or local government. We do not have an international conglomerate as…

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Open Position: High Performance Director

Pentathlon Canada is seeking a High Performance Director. Please review the job description that follows.

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2019 federal budget continues to support Canadian athletes

Pentathlon Canada is pleased in reading Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s fourth federal budget released on March 18, 2019 that Canadian sports organizations will benefit from a $6 million per year for five years investment to promote accessible, ethical, equitable and safe sports. This funding will enable Canadians to experience the life changing benefits of sport…

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Pentathlon Canada Qualifies 3 Female & 2 Male Spots for the 2019 Lima Pan American Games

Toronto, Ontario, January 3rd 2019 — Pentathlon Canada fielded its largest Senior Team in recent years at the Pan American Modern Pentathlon Championships that took place from November 27th to December 2nd 2018 in Lima, Peru. Team Canada was represented by 3 female athletes: Shauna Biddulph (Calgary, Alberta) Kelly Fitzsimmons (Toronto, Ontario), Claire Samulak (Calgary,…

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Pentathlon Canada announces Annual General Meeting date of February 2nd 2019

Notice of Annual General Meeting of Membership Pentathlon Canada Notice is hereby given that the annual general meeting of membership of Pentathlon Canada will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Business meetings will be conducted from 1:00 to 3:00 pm on the same day. The meeting will be held by webconference.…

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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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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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