- Modern pentathlon at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Modern pentathlon competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were held on August 21 and August 22 at the Olympic Sports Centre Stadium (running, equestrian), Ying Tung Natatorium (swimming), and the Olympic Green Convention Center (fencing, shooting).
Event Gold Silver Bronze Men's
Great Britain (GBR)
An NOC may enter up to 2 athletes in each event. The places in each event will be allocated as follows:
Event Date Location Vacancies Athletes 2007 African Championship February 22-25, 2007 Cairo 1 Amro El Geziry 2007 Asian Championship May 8-14, 2007 Tokyo 5 Nam Dong-Hun
2007 Oceanian Championship May 8-14, 2007 Tokyo 1 Alex Parygin^ 2007 European Championship June 6-13, 2007 Riga 8 Viktor Horváth
2007 Pan-American Games July 21-22, 2007 Rio de Janeiro 4*** Eli Bremer
2007 World Championships Aug 16-21, 2007 Berlin 3 Viktor Horváth*
Róbert Németh** 2007 World Cup Final September 15-16, 2007 Beijing 1 Edvinas Krungolcas 2008 World Championship May 27 - Jun 1, 2008 Budapest 3 Ilia Frolov*
Pentathlon World Ranking June 1, 2008 - 7 Jean Maxence Berrou
Host Nation (CHN) - - 1**** - Invitation Places - - 2**** - re-allocation of unused places***** - - + Oscar Soto
Note: Athletes marked with an asterisk (*) have qualified before, countries with two asterisks (**) already filled their quota of two athletes. The free places cannot be filled by the next competitors from the respective competition, but they will be filled by the world standings at the end of the qualification period. (marked also with one or two asterisks)
*** Top finisher from NORCECA, top finisher from South America, and 2 next highest overall finishers from Pan-America.
**** Unused quotas
***** If one or more athletes qualify through more than 1 criteria, the remaining positions will be allocated through Pentathlon World Ranking
^ Qualification revoked.
Event Date Location Vacancies Athletes 2007 African Championship February 22-25, 2007 Cairo 1 Aya Medany 2007 Asian Championship May 8-14, 2007 Tokyo 5 Lada Jienbalanova
2007 Oceanian Championship May 8-14, 2007 Tokyo 1 Angela Darby 2007 European Championship June 6-13, 2007 Riga 8 Evdokia Gretchichnikova
2007 Pan-American Games July 21-22, 2007 Rio de Janeiro 4*** Yane Marques
2007 World Championships Aug 16-21, 2007 Berlin 3 Amélie Caze
2007 World Cup Final September 15-16, 2007 Beijing 1 Aya Medany* 2008 World Championship May 27 - Jun 1, 2008 Budapest 3 Amélie Caze*
Katy Livingston* Pentathlon World Ranking June 1, 2008 - 7 Anastasia Samusevich
Host Nation (CHN) - - 1**** - Invitation Places - - 2**** - re-allocation of unused places***** - - + Victoria Tereshuk
Note: See above, at the male section.
Date Time Event Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:30-9:10 Men's shooting 10:00 - 13:15 Men's fencing 14:30 - 15:10 Men's swimming 17:00 - 19:00 Men's riding 20:00 - 20:30 Men's running Friday, August 22, 2008 8:30-9:10 Women's shooting 10:00 - 13:15 Women's fencing 14:30 - 15:10 Women's swimming 17:00 - 19:00 Women's riding 20:00 - 20:30 Women's running
- ^ "Parygin dropped from Australian Olympic team after British appeal", Associated Press, July 1, 2008
- Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne
- List of qualified athletes for the 2008 Olympic Games on the UIPM site.
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