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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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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: 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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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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