Modern Pentathlon is an Olympic sport and incorporates the sporting disciplines of Swimming, Fencing, Running, Shooting and Show Jumping.

SA Modern Pentathlon is run by volunteers and parents and is a Public Benefit Organization (PBO) which makes no profit and is operating for the sole purpose of developing athletes in the country towards this Olympic sport.

Please note: only Modern Pentathlon is an Olympic Sport, Tetrathlon can be practiced in Youth A age group at Youth Olympics – Biathle, Triathle and Laser Run are development sports only. The development sports of Modern Pentathlon offers a myriad of opportunities for athletes to eventually participate at the Olympic Games as a modern pentathlete.

For more information on one of the oldest Olympic sports see the International Modern Pentathlon website www.uipmworld.org, the official UIPM site.