UIPM 2023 Pentathlon Junior World Championships: Women’s Qualification
The UIPM 2023 Pentathlon Junior World Championships continued today with athletes taking part in the Women’s Individual Qualification in Druskininkai (LTU).
The 18 best performers in each of two qualification groups earned passage to the Women’s Final. With 1,296 points Farida Khalil of Egypt won the first group by 23 points from Katarzyna Debska of Poland, with Elzbieta Adomaityte of Lithuania qualifying in 3rd.
The second group was won by Sumin Shin of Korea with 1,227 points, 18 more than Dorina Dobronyi of Hungary with 3rd place going to Zeina Amer (EGY).
It was another historic day as many of the Under 22 competitors were taking part in a global individual Pentathlon competition for the first time, following the sequence of Fencing, Obstacle, Swimming and Laser Run. Team-mates Khalil (EGY) and Amer (EGY) set a high standard in Obstacle with fastest times of 49.60sec and 49.51sec respectively.
The UIPM 2023 Pentathlon Junior World Championships runs from September 12-17, continuing on Thursday, September 14 with the Men’s Individual Qualification. The Fencing Ranking Round takes place on September 15 before the Individual Finals are completed the next day. The Mixed Relay closes the competition on Sunday September 17.
The Women’s and Men’s Finals on September 16 and Mixed Relay on September 17 can be watched live on UIPM TV where annual subscriptions cost €14.99. This is the first time a Modern Pentathlon competition with the integrated Obstacle discipline will be broadcast live.
The 36 athletes who qualified for the Women's Individual Final are:
|14||TOTH Dorka Sara||HUN||1183|
|18||VALENCIA FRANCO Paula Sophia||GUA||1166|
|20||AXMANN Lisa Sophie||AUT||1166|