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MODERN PENTATHLON IN THE NEWS

Everyone is excited about Modern Pentathlon World Cup #1 coming to Charlotte.  Below you'll find links to news stories related to the event.

WFAE-FM - Charlotte, NC
Morning Edition Feature

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WCNC-TV - Charlotte, NC
Amy Cowman - Video

WCCB-TV Charlotte, NC
Wilson's World - Video

The Charlotte Observer - Charlotte, NC
Take 5: Modern pentathlon worth look
Some Olympic sports can be explained in three words. Run the fastest. Lift the most. Jump the highest.

And then there is the modern pentathlon, a thoroughly bizarre and entertaining mix of sports that will thread through uptown Charlotte for the next four days.

WCNC-TV - Charlotte, NC
Larry's Look - Video

The Charlotte Observer - Charlotte, NC
Uptown to host pentathlon competition

People with horses and guns will be taking over American Legion Memorial Stadium this week but don't think it's the Wild West show.
ESPN.COM - National
Charlotte a training ground for 2012 Olympics

For some Olympic hopefuls like American breaststroker Kevin Swander, the road to the 2012 London Games runs through Charlotte.

WCNC-TV - Charlotte, NC
The Road to London - Video

The Charlotte Observer - Charlotte, NC
Olympics prep work in Charlotte

In the next four months, three major events in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics in London will be held in Charlotte.