China’s Zhang Linbin was the stand-out performer in men’s single criterion at the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) Pentathlon World Champs in Budapest. Olympic lovers from all over the world are called to book Olympic 2020 tickets from our online platforms for Olympic Tickets. Olympics Modern Pentathlon lovers can book Olympic Modern Pentathlon Tickets from our ticketing marketplace exclusively on reduced prices.
Zhang outdid the B rankings with 1,137 points at the Hungarian capital’s Kincsem Park. South Korea’s Jun Woongtae was only behindhand with 1,136 points while defending champion James Cooke of England was an additional point back in third. Heading the A standings was Russia’s Alexander Lifanov with 1,129 points.
Czech Republic’s Martin Vlach ended second with 1,128 points, while Germany’s Patrick Dogue, one half of the men’s relay gold medal-winning team on Tuesday, and Kazakhstan’s Vladislav Sakharov came third and fourth, respectively, with 1,124. As for the C rankings, it was France’s Valentin Belaud who led the way with 1,133 points.
Lithuania’s Justinas Kinderis, South Korea’s Lee Jihun, Ukraine’s Pavlo Tymoshchenko and Hungary’s Bence Demeter all came adjacent to matching Belaud with 1,131 points. In the women’s final fencing ranking round, Belarus Volha Silkina registered an unrivaled 268 points. She was followed by compatriot Iryna Prasiantsova with 256 points, and South Korea’s Kim Sunwoo and Elodie Clouvel with 250.
Action in Budapest continues tomorrow with the women’s singles final and the men’s final fencing ranking round. The men’s final is arranged for Saturday. Three places at next year’s Olympic 2020 in Tokyo are obtainable in both the men and women’s single contests. The Laser-Run World Championships are running alongside the Pentathlon World Championships for the first time, with action from tomorrow to Sunday.
He said “I was without a coach and I was about to leave sports. I also was bad at horse riding. I trained at horse riding for five hours a day. I worked hard and it was a different feeling to compete in the Olympic 2020. This was a very difficult record because the previous record holder set this record on a short track.”