Russia and Egypt continued to dominate on the final day of the International Modern Pentathlon Union Youth World Championships in Bulgarian capital Sofia, distribution three gold medals to take a position in the Olympic 2020 Tickets. 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.
Ivan Shalupin of Russia became the individual under-19 world champion after a thrilling men’s final, while silver medalist Adam Fouad headed Egypt to team gold, the African state’s 5th label of the Championships. Russia finished with the most medals across the two age groups eight, counting three golds while Egypt achieved one silver and one bronze composed with their five golds.
One of the stars of the Championships was undoubtedly Moutaz Mohamed, who teamed up with fellow Egyptian Malak Ismail on the final day to add under-17 mixed relay gold to his men’s individual and men’s relay labels. In the under-19 men’s final, Vladyslav Chekan of Ukraine removed an early lead with a swimming time of 2 minutes 3.37 seconds, followed by Jakub Malecek of Czech Republic and Mathis Rochat of France.
The best execution fencer was Federico Alessandro of Italy, ahead of Fouda and Shalupin. An epic contest in the laser run saw Shalupin overcome a starting deficit of 27 seconds to claim gold, winning by six seconds from Fouad, with Mark Mano Gyurka of Hungary picking up bronze an additional second behindhand.
Lithuanian star Laura Asadauskaite surely agreed. The London 2012 gold medallist booked her place in the field for Olympic 2020 after beating Rio 2016 silver medal-winner Elodie Clouvel to the women’s world title on Friday, and she cannot wait to return to the Japanese capital.
Mohamed said: “It was a very good contest and I had a very upright partner. The contest was so solid and I feel weary now. Our aim is to take part in the Youth Olympic Games in Dakar in 2022.”