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Modern Pentathlon at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games

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Host City: Montréal, Canada
Date Started: July 18, 1976
Date Finished: July 22, 1976
Events: 2

Participants: 47 (47 men and 0 women) from 17 countries
Youngest Participant: ITA Pierpaolo Cristofori (20 years, 197 days)
Oldest Participant: URS Borys Onyshchenko (38 years, 303 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): TCH Jan Bártů (2 medals)
Most Medals (Country): TCH Czechoslovakia (2 medals)


The program consisted of an individual and team event for men, scored by a series of scoring tables for each of the phases. The format was the same as it had been since 1932, with the order of the phases staying the same – riding, fencing, shooting, swimming, and running. The competition was held over five days, with no rest day.