UIPM submits Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games qualification system to IOC
A proposed qualification system for Modern Pentathlon at the 4th Youth Olympic Games in Dakar (SEN) in 2022 has been submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being approved by the UIPM Executive Board.
The Modern Pentathlon qualification system was reconfigured after the IOC confirmed in late 2019 that the athlete quota would rise from 48 to 64 for the first YOG to take place in Africa.
The IOC Sport Department will now process the proposal for consideration by the IOC Executive Board in July.
UIPM hopes to be in a position soon afterwards to release an approved qualification system, giving youth athletes and their coaches the clarity they need to start preparing their qualification campaigns and preparations for Dakar 2022.
Modern Pentathlon (with the Tetrathlon format) has been a constant fixture on the programme of the Youth Olympic Games since its inception, featuring in Singapore (2010), Nanjing (2014) and Buenos Aires (2018).