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The Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final 2005 was held in Uppsala, Sweden, 20-21 August. Modern Pentathlon consist of shooting, fencing, swimming, ridning and running. The athletes came from China, Belarus, Germany , Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom Ukraine and other countries.

In riding the athletes ride horses over 12 show-jumping obstacles of up to 120 cm in height.

The name of this beautiful horse is Excalibur. This horse was a little bit restive and threw off Sebastian Dietz from Germany in the first round. This photo is taken during the second round when the rider was Sandris Sika from Latvia. The athletes do not bring their own horses and it was the same horses in the two rounds but other riders

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  • Copyright: ulf eriksson (UlfE) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2516 W: 81 N: 3653] (14641)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2005-08-21
  • Camera: Sony DSC-V3
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2005-09-03 9:28
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