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UIPM 2023 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo: High five for Egypt after Men’s Semi-finals

Modern Pentathlon

Egypt dominated the fourth day of UIPM 2023 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo, with five athletes earning a place in the Men’s Final.

With the day’s top score of 1,176 points, Emiliano Hernandez of Mexico won the first Semi-final by 4sec from Mohanad Shaban (EGY) and Ahmed Elgendy (EGY), Csaba Bohm of Hungary and Pierre Dejardin of France.

Martin Vlach of Czech Republic crossed the line first in the second Semi-final, 1sec ahead of Pavlo Tymoshchenko of Ukraine, Mohamed Elgendy (EGY) and Moutaz Mohamed (EGY). Ahmed Hamed (EGY) was only 1sec further behind.

Shaban (EGY) will go into Saturday’s Final with an overall lead of 10 points after scoring 26V/9D in the Fencing Ranking Round, with Tymoshchenko (UKR) registering 24V/11D.

Among the other athletes to watch in the 18-strong Final line-up will be Valentin Prades (FRA) and Valentin Belaud (FRA) and Changwan Seo of Korea and Taishu Sato of Japan.

UIPM 2023 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo reaches a climax tomorrow (March 11) with the Women’s and Men’s Finals, with the Mixed Relay concluding the competition on May 12. 

Live stream of both Finals will be available on UIPM TV and up-to-date results of all competitions are available at the UIPM website and via the UIPM Central app.

The list of qualified athletes for the Men's Final is as follows:

Rank Name Nation MP Points
1 HERNANDEZ Emiliano MEX 1176
2 SHABAN Mohanad EGY 1172
3 BOHM Csaba HUN 1172
4 DEJARDIN Pierre FRA 1172
5 ELGENDY Ahmed EGY 1172
6 SEO Changwan KOR 1171
7 SATO Taishu JPN 1171
8 PRADES Valentin FRA 1170
9 GUTKOWSKI Lukasz POL 1170
10 VLACH Martin CZE 1165
12 ELGENDY Mohamed EGY 1164
13 MOHAMED Moutaz EGY 1164
14 HAMED Ahmed EGY 1163
15 BROWN Charles GBR 1163
16 BELAUD Valentin FRA 1162
17 DOGUE Patrick GER 1160
18 STASIAK Sebastian POL 1158

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