July 10, 2002
Stanford, Calif. - Stanford University will host The 2002 Modern Pentathlon World Championships July 15th-21st. Two hundred and fifty athletes from forty countries will participate in this Olympic competition. The Modern Pentathlon is a grueling sport where athletes compete in five different sports - fencing, shooting, running, swimming and equestrian jumping - all in the same day!
The Modern Pentathlon World Championships take place July 15 - 21. Opening Ceremonies are at Frost Amphitheatre Monday, July 15 at 7:30 PM and feature the Parade of Athletes, three international dance groups and the Great Wall Ensemble Children's Chorus.
For more information, ticketing and schedules go to www.pentathlon2002.org or call (650) 739-0174.