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Modern Pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

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Sports:

Host City: Beijing, China
Date Started: August 21, 2008
Date Finished: August 21, 2008
Events: 2

Participants: 72 (36 men and 36 women) from 27 countries
Youngest Participant: GUA Rita Sanz-Agero (16 years, 289 days)
Oldest Participant: USA Sheila Taormina (39 years, 158 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 6 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): LTU Lithuania (2 medals)

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Overview

The program again consisted of individual events for men and women. In fact, there were no real changes from 2004, with the order of events the same as well – shooting, fencing, swimming, riding, and running.

Medalists