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China and Egypt Combine for Gold in Modern Pentathlon Mixed International Team Relay at Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: CHINA AND EGYPT COMBINE FOR GOLD IN MODERN PENTATHLON MIXED INTERNATIONAL TEAM RELAY AT BUENOS AIRES 2018                                         

DATE: 16 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Egyptian, Mandarin

 

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China’s Yewen Gu and Egypt’s Ahmed Elgendy from Egypt won gold in the Modern Pentathlon Mixed International Team Relay at Buenos Aires 2018.

For 18-year-old Elgendy it was his second gold  of the Games after winning the Men’s Modern Pentathlon individual event.

Gu, who is also 18, and Elgendy, narrowly outscored their closest rivals Salma Abdelmaksoud, also from Egypt and Franco Serrano from Argentina by 1168 Modern Pentathlon Points to 1156. Bronze went to Spain’s Laura Heredia and Kamil Kasperczak from Poland.

For the Mixed International Team Relay in Modern Pentathlon at Buenos Aires 2018. 24 teams are composed of one male athlete and one female athlete from the individual competitions. The team members will be decided by a draw following completion of the individual competitions. Each team member does all disciplines, but half distances of the individual competitions.

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