UIPM has put together a Paralympic Pentathlon (also known as Para-pentathlon) Working Group to engage the wider Paralympic sporting community and the international audience in taking up the sport of Modern Pentathlon also in the very specific and challenging field of disabilities.
The aim is to make para-pentathlon a key part of the UIPM Development Programme and strengthen the relations with the International Paralympic Committees at both National and International level thanks to the crucial support of the National Olympics and Paralympics Associations, the Modern Pentathlon National Federations and any internal and external stakeholder interested in the promotion and valorisation of our sport movement.
The Para-pentathlon working group aims for uniting well known modern pentathlon experts, having a very balanced distribution at continental level that can be key for the support granted to each UIPM Confederations as well as bridging together the international sport movement, the modern pentathlon family and the diversity that underpins the athletes of the future.
To make Modern Pentathlon with all its disciplines (and sub-sports) more accessible to all, irrespective of gender, age or ethnic background, also at Paralympic level. Moreover the vision is to provide a therapeutic multidisciplinary approach for disabled people, becoming a valid base on which formulating a wise proposal addressed to disabled persons in both physiological and analytical patterns.
To formulate a wise model for Modern Pentathlon for physically impaired individuals that allows a broad spectrum of participants in the framework of the Paralympic Movement that can become the basis for a complete multidisciplinary approach for all impaired conditions regardless of the injuries occurred and easily to represent the UIPM within the IPC Family as well.