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Athletes in attendance were taught about balancing sport and education and how to prepare for life after they retire from their competitive careers. Attila Mizsér, who won team modern pentathlon gold at the Seoul 1988 Olympics, led the workshop which lasted for more than seven hours.
The shooting discipline involved firing a 4.5 mm .177 Cal air pistol in the standing position from 10 meters distance at a stationary target. The Rancho Mirage World Cup, the pistols different from a laser in its place of an actual projectile.
The running discipline involved a 3 km cross-country race until 2009 when it was shared with the shooting event. This change was planned to restore some of the importance of the shooting skill felt to have been lost in the original 2009 joint event. Until the 2000 Olympics, the distance was 4 kilometers.
Those taking part elaborate European shooting champion Zsófia Csonka, cross-country skier and biathlete Evelin Vivien Laczkó, MOB Women in Sport Committee member Anett Fodor and heptathlete Györgyi Zsivoczky-Farkas.
Hungarian Competitive Sports Federation head coordinator Viktória Holló, cyclist and national road racing coach Zsolt Dér, athlete Bence Apáti, cyclist Ádám Karl and wrestler Balázs Kiss were also involved. Apáti, the 2018 European Under-18 silver medallist over 1,500 meters, was the youngest to take part at 18-years-old. The journey matters only as long as you are on that journey, no matter how you get there.
“The most important thing in life is to have a goal that makes you wake up in the morning,” he said.