2014 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final in Sarasota Bradenton
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For three days, 36 male and 36 female Olympic level pentathletes will compete for the title of World Champion.
From June 6 to June 8, the Sarasota Polo Club at Lakewood Ranch, 8201 Polo Club Ln, Sarasota, FL 34240, will serve as competition venues for the games. For three days, 36 male and 36 female Olympic level pentathletes will compete for the title of World Champion. Our communities may cheer them on, hear their stories, and discover the Olympic spirit.
The Modern Pentathlon remains one of the oldest and most revered Olympic events. This singular combination of five sports – equestrian show-jumping, fencing, swimming, running and pistol shooting – features an awe-inspiring test of physical stamina, mental discipline, and athletic virtuosity.
Gates open at 11:30 on Friday and Saturday and at 12:30 on Sunday. The event weekend will be family-friendly with a festival atmosphere. Admission is $12 per adult, $5 per child, student or veteran, children under 5 are free. Parking is $5 per vehicle.
Visit www.sbpentathlon.com for more information.