Egypt’s champion Ahmed Osama El-Gendy won a gold medal in the men’s final at UIPM (International Modern Pentathlon Union)’s Pentathlon first World Cup, hosted by Egypt, on Sunday.
In team mix-relay, Egypt’s team Haidy Adel and El-Gendy came first.
The event was held from 27 February to 3 March at the Platinum Sports Club in New Cairo.
El-Gendy finished first with a total 1,465 points – 240 in fencing, 306 in swimming, 293 in riding and 626 in laser-run.
The Czech Republic’s Jan Kuf came second with 1,448 points; he scored 220 in fencing, 279 in swimming, 300 in riding and 631 in laser-run.
Lithuanian Justinas Kinderis won third place with a score of 1,435 points – 232 in fencing, 289 in swimming, 279 in riding and 635 in laser-run.
The Egyptian mix-relay team of Haidy Adel and El-Gendy won the gold with a score of 1,432 points – 237 in fencing, 301 in swimming, 286 in riding and 588 in laser-run.
The Czech Republic team comprised of Eliska Pribylova and Ondrej Polivka scored 1,369 points and Hungarians Kamilla Reti and Illés Szabó won the bronze with 1,383 points.