Brazil 2016 Olympics Modern Pentathlon Game History
The Pentagon game was one of the Ancient games of The Greece country. And the great country tried a lot since long years for securing a place for this game in the Olympics list.
The old version of pentathlon game consists of running, lance tossing, bouncing, plate and wrestling.
The modern pentathlon was introduced by Baron De coubertin in 1912 games organised at Stockholm in which they included shooting, horse riding, swimming, fencing and running as a finishing touch. This is a really very good game that brings out one’s ability, skills, stamina fast thinking capacity and physical movements.
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Since 1912, the pentathlon event is organised in Olympics for 5 days in which the whole schedule of the game will be done and many people from across the globe and especially from the Greece come to watch the event live in the Olympics.
Recently in 2010 Singapore games, they have introduced laser guns in the game which was the special attraction and thus many people became hard core fans of this game and from then laser guns are approved in this game, so as usual in the Olympics 2016 Brazil the laser guns will be used as a part of the game.
Modern Pentathlon Equipment – Rio Olympics 2016 Brazil
This is a very small gun that is very lightweight and provided with a good hand grip and it has a barrel in which the laser passes and the source of energy of this is a battery.
This is a special kind of Pistol that utilises carbon dioxide or packed air to expel out the lead bullets.
The targets can be manual or automatic generated concentric circles or rings.
This is a special sword like thing which is very sharp and that is can be used as a protecting agent.
The Obstacle can be a horse, swimming path or any hurdle.
Rio De Janeiro 2016 Olympics Tournament Modern Pentathlon Rules
Dancing should be crossed perfectly without destroying anything, the player who destroys it shall be out of the game and the player who crosses it successfully will get a bonus of 2 points.
The competitors should have to cross the swimming path which is around 200 metres long.
A total of 20 minutes is given in which they have to complete all the stunts with tha horse that is mentioned like crossing the fire etc..,
Running and shooting
The participants have to run a distance of 3200 metres as a part of game the time is divided into four laps in which the players have to complete the task. Coming to the shooting part within a span of 50 seconds, they have to hit 5 targets and the player who succeeds in it will be awarded with a gold medal
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