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Updated: 12/04/2013 08:00:06AM

Pentathlon World Cup events coming to Sarasota

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By SCOTT LOCKWOOD

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SARASOTA COUNTY — Another major international sporting event is coming to Sarasota after the International Modern Pentathlon Union selected the county as host of four major pentathlon events — including three World Cup competitions beginning next year.

The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that consists of five events: 200-meter indoor swimming, fencing, equestrian show jumping and a combined final event of laser pistol shooting and a 3,200-meter (two-mile) cross-country run.

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