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UIPM 2022 Pentathlon World Cup Ankara: Langrehr (GER) takes narrow lead into Final

Modern Pentathlon
  • Top fencer wins first Semi-final alongside Jawaid (SWE) and Abdelmaksoud (EGY)
  • Olympic champion French (GBR) lurking after winning second Semi-final
  • Home favourite Ozyuksel (TUR) safely into Super Saturday Finals

Rebecca Langrehr of Germany will take a slender lead into the Women’s Final after performing strongly in the Semi-finals at UIPM 2022 Pentathlon World Cup Ankara.

Tokyo 2020 Olympian Langrehr (GER) finished first in Semi-final A along with Marlena Jawaid of Sweden and Salma Abdelmaksoud of Egypt, with Great Britain duo Charlie Follett and Joanna Muir, Sunwoo Kim of Korea and Kamilla Reti of Hungary also qualifying strongly for the Final on Super Saturday (June 11).

Semi-final B was won by Tokyo 2020 Olympic champion Kate French (GBR), 6sec ahead of Francesca Tognetti of Italy with Ilke Ozyuksel of Turkey, Mayan Oliver of Mexico and Jessica Varley (GBR) close behind.

Langrehr (GER) scored 25V/11D in the Fencing Ranking Round, one more victory than Jawaid (SWE) and Tognetti (ITA). In her first competition since the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games in August 2021, French (GBR) scored a respectable 21V/14D to sit 15 points behind the overall leader.

UIPM 2022 Pentathlon World Cup Ankara continues tomorrow (June 10) with the Men's Semi-finals, followed by the Women’s and Men’s Finals on June 11 and the Mixed Relay on June 12.

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
1 FRENCH Kate GBR 1074
2 JAWAID Marlena SWE 1070
3 LANGREHR Rebecca GER 1070
5 TOGNETTI Francesca ITA 1068
6 FOLLETT Charlie GBR 1068
7 OZYUKSEL Ilke TUR 1067
8 OLIVER Mayan MEX 1066
9 VARLEY Jessica GBR 1065
10 KIM Sunwoo KOR 1065
11 KREJCI Katerina LAT 1064
12 RETI Kamilla HUN 1063
13 MUIR Joanna GBR 1063
14 EUDES Anais BEL 1062
15 VEGA Tamara MEX 1061
16 HERNANDEZ Sophia GUA 1060
17 POTAPENKO Elena KAZ 1060
18 GUZI Blanka HUN 1059

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