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UIPM 2022 Pentathlon World Cup Albena: Serapinaite (LTU) leads the charge

Modern Pentathlon
  • Lithuanian finishes Semi-final first after strong Fencing
  • Clouvel (FRA) and Ozyuksel (TUR) poised to challenge
  • Great Britain team qualifies four women for Super Saturday Finals

Ieva Serapinaite of Lithuania heads into the Women’s Final in pole position after performing strongly in the Semi-finals at UIPM 2022 Pentathlon World Cup Albena.

Serapinaite (LTU), leading her team in the absence of two-time Olympic medallist Laura Asadauskaite (LTU), crossed the line first in Semi-final A along with Charlie Follett of Great Britain and Ilke Ozyuksel of Turkey.

There was a four-way tie at the end of Semi-final B, with Jessica Varley (GBR) cruising home in the company of Rebecca Langrehr of Germany, Veronika Novotna of Czech Republic and Sunwoo Kim of Korea.

Serapinaite (LTU) had already scored highest in the Fencing Ranking Round, 24 victories giving her a 10-point cushion in the Final on Saturday morning.

Others poised to challenge for podium places in the Final will be Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Elodie Clouvel of France and Laser Run specialist Mayan Oliver of Mexico.

The British team was celebrating after four athletes reached the 18-strong Final on Super Saturday, with Follett (GBR) and Varley (GBR) joined by Kerenza Bryson (22V/13D in Fencing) and Olivia Green.

UIPM 2022 Pentathlon World Cup Albena continues tomorrow (May 13) with the Men's Semi-finals, followed by the Women’s and Men’s Finals on May 14 and the Mixed Relay on May 15.

Live stream of all Semi-finals and Finals is available on UIPM TV and all competition results are available at the UIPM website.


Rank Name Nation MP Points
2 FOLLETT Charlie GBR 1067
3 OZYUKSEL Ilke TUR 1067
4 BRYSON Kerenza GBR 1066
5 VEGA Tamara MEX 1065
6 VARLEY Jessica GBR 1065
7 LANGREHR Rebecca GER 1065
8 NOVOTNA Veronika CZE 1065
9 KIM Sunwoo KOR 1065
11 GUZI Blanka HUN 1064
12 RETI Kamilla HUN 1062
13 GREEN Olivia GBR 1061
14 OLIVER Mayan MEX 1061
15 CLOUVEL Elodie FRA 1060
16 SIMON Sarolta HUN 1059
17 TOGNETTI Francesca ITA 1056
18 KIM Sehee KOR 1051

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