5th Discipline Test
The International Modern Pentathlon Union is conducting three test sessions to determine whether it should consider changing its fifth discipline to obstacle racing. Photo courtesy UIPM World Pentathlon/Augustas Didžgalvis

Modern Pentathlon Adds Obstacle Racing as Discipline, Replacing Equestrian

The International Modern Pentathlon Union has added obstacle racing to the disciplines available for competition, clearing one of the pathways to place it in the spot of equestrian going forward in the UIPM’s attempt to gain entry into the 2028 Olympic Summer Games program. The saga of modern pentathlon has gone on since the 2020 […]

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5th Discipline Test
The International Modern Pentathlon Union is conducting three test sessions to determine whether it should consider changing its fifth discipline to obstacle racing. Photo courtesy UIPM World Pentathlon/Augustas Didžgalvis

International Modern Pentathlon Union Considers Big Change

The future of the Olympic Pentathlon may look different starting in 2028, as obstacle discipline is undergoing testing as a potential addition to Modern Pentathlon for the Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. Currently consisting of fencing, swimming and equestrian leading up to pistol shooting, the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) is attempting to replace […]

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This Week in Team USA: June 18, 2018

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more. USA Baseball National Team Championships in Florida Date: June 15–July 3 Venue: Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, spring training home of the Cardinals and […]

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