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Modern pentathlon votes to swap horse riding with obstacles

Nov. 12, 2022 21:06 PM EST

The federations for modern pentathlon approved a decision to replace horse riding with “American Ninja Warrior”-style obstacle courses as a fifth discipline in order to save the sport from Olympic elimination. There were 83 members who submitted a valid vote during the...

Olympic pentathlon eyes 'Ninja Warrior' courses for survival

Oct. 05, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

The path to saving modern pentathlon from Olympic removal may just be filled with obstacles. As in, ring swings, rope mazes, balance beams and warped walls. Imagine an “American Ninja Warrior” style obstacle course set up in the middle of the Coliseum for the 2028 Los Angeles...