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Pentathlon Alberta 2013 Provincials May 11th, Calgary - A four-event competition was completed with results now posted.
Youth Olympic Games qualification - NORCECA countries will hold a qualification competition for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Youth in birth years 1996 to 1999 are eligible. The qualifier will be held in Acapulco, Mexico later this fall. Pentathlon Canada has finalized the selection events for this compettion as a maximum of four athletes from each gender are eligible to attend from any one country. The selection events will be the Youth A division at the US Youth Championships and Canadian National Pentathlon Championships (both in July 2013). Canadian Nationals is a required event but for athletes attending both events their best score across the two events will be considered for their selection to the qualifier. At the qualifier itself the top placing male and top placing female athlete will achieve direct qualification to the Youth Olympic Games. The subsequent opportunity to qualify is through the Youth World Championships in May 2014. Additional detail on the qualification process is avilable on the UIPM website. Alberta Athletes interested in attending these events should contact email@example.com as soon as possible.
CANADIAN PENTATHLON NATIONALS 2013 July 19-21 - Pentathlon Alberta will be hosting Nationals for 2013 and have begun organizing this event. The event will be held in Calgary and surrounding area. A detailed schedule and registration information will be coming soon as venues and details are being finalizes. We look forward to hosting the event and welcome Pentathletes from Canada, USA and further afeild to this event. Of note, the event will be using laser targets for the combined event. This is the first time Canadian Nationals will be making the transition to laser and we are very excited to be making this move to keep pace with the changes in our sport. Should be exciting!! Please stay tuned for further details.
Starting a new season! Pentathletes in the province have been getting started on their various training progrmas this past fall to build into the developing competitive season. We are looking forward to sharing some upcoming activitities with the pentathlon community soon. Stay tuned!
Pentathlon Alberta congratulates Ares Pentathlon on hosting visit from world class pentathlete Amelie Caze whom spent time in Calgary in November. Ms. Caze was hosted by Ares Pentathlon Club from November 10 to 20th and took part in the Canada Cup West fencing competition. She spent time with athletes and coaches during her stay, sharing her wealth of experience. Amelie Caze is a world class pentathlete from France. Over the course of her career she has won and medalled in numerous World Cup and Senior competitions including gold at Pentathlon World Championships. She is a three time Olympian.