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UIPM approves new format, awards World Championships

The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has approved a new tetrathlon concept that is proposed for introduction at the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, while it has awarded hosting rights for its 2021 Pentathlon World Championships to Minsk in Belarus.

A comprehensive report on a series of tetrathlon test events was presented to the UIPM’s executive board during a two-day meeting in the Hungarian capital of Budapest, which is currently hosting the World Championships. The report was unanimously approved with just one abstention.

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