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Modern Pentathlon at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

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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)


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.