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Budapest Indoor success for Muir (GBR) and Elgendy (EGY)

Modern Pentathlon

A busy year of UIPM Sports competitions in Budapest (HUN) began with the International Indoor Competition – an event that provided a guide to the early-season form of many of the world’s best pentathletes.

Joanna Muir of Great Britain won the Women’s Individual title ahead of 2018 world silver medallist Annika Schleu of Germany, with Gintare Venckauskaite of Lithuania finishing 3rd.

The in-form Ahmed Elgendy of Egypt won the men's title – his first senior pentathlon gold medal – with Giorgio Malan of Italy claiming silver and Joseph Choong (GBR) picking up bronze.

There were 76 male entries and 54 female entries in qualifying, with 15 countries represented.

Riding took place in the newly renovated National Horse Riding Hall, while Swimming was hosted in the swimming pool at Gerevich Aladár National Sports Hall and Laser Run was situated in the BOK Sports Hall as in 2018.

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