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UIPM official statement: Kim Raisner (GER) disqualified from Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Modern Pentathlon

The UIPM Executive Board (EB) has given a black card to the Germany team coach Kim Raisner, disqualifying her from the remainder of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The EB reviewed video footage that showed Ms Raisner appearing to strike the horse Saint Boy, ridden by Annika Schleu (GER), with her fist during the Riding discipline of the Women’s Modern Pentathlon competition.

Her actions were deemed to be in violation of the UIPM Competition Rules, which are applied to all recognised Modern Pentathlon competitions including the Olympic Games.

The EB decision was made today at the Tokyo Stadium before the resumption of the Men’s Modern Pentathlon competition. 

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