Modern pentathlon gains spot in Olympics

Sport bosses try to raise profile of event combining shooting, swimming, fencing, esquestrian and cross-country running.

    It's a event that can trace its origins back to the ancient Olympics more than two thousand years ago.

    But in recent years Modern Pentathlon has had to fight to remain part of the Olympics.

    Al Jazeera's Rahul Pathak reports on how the sport is trying to remain relevant in the 21st century.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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