POSTED: Sunday June 17th 2012
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UIPM Announces 2nd Round of Olympic Qualifications

Moiseev & Schoneborn will be looking to defend their title in London after securing qualification.
Moiseev & Schoneborn will be looking to defend their title in London after securing qualification.

Modern Pentathlon Riding & Combined Event will happen at Greenwich Park.
Modern Pentathlon Riding & Combined Event will happen at Greenwich Park.

The long wait is over! The 2nd round of Olympic qualification which shows the 36 men and 36 women that will compete at the Modern Pentathlon event at the 2012 London Olympic Games have been unveiled.
After the first round of allocations on June 1, the National Olympic Committees selected their 2 athletes which they wanted to represent their country at the 100th anniversary of Modern Pentathlon at the Olympic Games which occurs 11-12 August 2012.
"After a tough, long qualification we feel that the best athletes have been selected and will do the sport of Modern Pentathlon proud at these historic games" stated UIPM Secretary General Joël Bouzou.
"Among them are World #1's, World Champions and Olympic Champions, so the crowd will see the world's best Pentathletes in action at the 3 Olympic venues: Copper Box (Fencing), Aquatic Centre (Swimming) and Greenwich Park (Riding and Combined Event)" concluded Mr Bouzou.
Below are the qualified athletes that will line up in London, with the ones in bold the ones that have gained a reallocated place and still need to be ratified by their National Olympic Committee:
Men
Edward FERNON AUS
Thomas DANIEL AUT
Dzmitry MELIAKH BLR
Stanislau ZHURAULIOU BLR
Esteban BUSTOS CHI
Zhongrong CAO CHN
Guan WANG CHN
Ondrej POLIVKA CZE
David SVOBODA CZE
Yasser HEFFNY EGY
Amro EL GEZIRY EGY
Christopher PATTE FRA
Nicholas WOODBRIDGE GBR
Samuel WEALE GBR
Steffen GEBHARDT GER
Stefan KOELLNER GER
Andrei GHEORGHE GUA
Robert KASZA HUN
Adam MAROSI HUN
Nicola BENEDETTI ITA
Riccardo DE LUCA ITA
Shinichi TOMII JPN
Rustim SABIRHOUZINE KAZ
Pavel ILIASHENKO KAZ
Jinhwa JUNG KOR
Woojin HWANG KOR
Deniss CERKOVSKIS LAT
Justinas KINDERIS LTU
Oscar SOTO MEX
Lukasz KLEKOT POL
Szymon STASKIEVWICZ POL
Andrei MOISEEV RUS
Alexander LESUN RUS
Dmytro KIRPULYANSKYY UKR
Pavlo TYMOSHCHENKO UKR
Dennis BOWSHER USA
Women
Chloe ESPOSITO AUS
Anastasia PROKOPENKO BLR
Tatsiana YELIZAROVA BLR * Belarus still must select 1 of the 2 women in bold.
Hanna VASILIONAK BLR
Yane MARQUES BRA
Melanie MCCANN CAN
Donna VAKALIS CAN
Qian CHEN CHN
Yihua MIAO CHN
Natalie DIANOVA CZE
Aya MEDANY EGY
Amelie CAZE FRA
Elodie CLOUVEL FRA
Mhairi SPENCE GBR
Samantha MURRAY GBR
Lena SCHOENEBORN GER
Anika SCHLEU GER
Adrienn TOTH HUN
Sarolta KOVACS HUN
Natalya COYLE IRL
Sabrina CROGNALE ITA
Claudia CESARINI ITA
Lavinia BONESSIO ITA * Italy still must select 1 of the 2 women in bold.
Shino YAMANAKA JPN
Narumi KUROSU JPN
Soo jin YANG KOR
Elena RUBLEVSKA LAT
Laura ASADAUSKAITE LTU
Gintare VENCKAUSKAITE LTU
Tamara VEGA MEX
Sylvia GAWLIKOWSKA POL
Katarzyna WOJCIK POL
Ekaterina KHURASKINA RUS
Evdokia GRETCHICHNIKOVA RUS
Victoria TERESHUK UKR
Iryna KHOKHLOVA UKR
Anastasia SPAS UKR * Ukraine still must select 1 of the 2 women in bold.
Margaux ISAKSEN USA
Suzanne STETTINIUS USA
Let the games begin!

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Keywords · Modern Pentathlon · Olympics · Fence · Run · Swim · Ride · Shoot · London · 2012 · Qualification · Greenwich Park · Lesun · Schoneborn Qualified


Name: Matt Pound
Organization: Union Internationale De Pentathlon Moderne - UIPM
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URL: http://www.pentathlon.org


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