MODERN PENTATHLON: American Margaux Isaksen has used all her experience to run away with the Junior World Championships gold in Drzonkow, Poland, with Australia's Chloe Esposito taking bronze.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Sydney's Chloe Esposito has recorded the best result ever by an Australian woman finishing 7th in the gruelling modern pentathlon at Greenwich Park, which was the last medal to be decided at the 2012 Games.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Sydney’s Ed Fernon is set to climb the rankings tonight in the final stages of the gruelling modern pentathlon, involving five disciplines at three venues in one day – fencing, swimming, show jumping, shooting and running.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Australian modern pentathletes Ed Fernon and Chloe Esposito fine-tuned their preparation for their Olympic debuts outside of the Athletes' Village to avoid the distractions of competing on the last weekend of competition.
It's a long road to London and many athletes say the toughest part is getting to the start line. 410 athletes completed the gauntlet of Olympic selection and qualification in what shapes up as an exciting 2012 Australian Team. See how the Team came together.
When the gruelling five-discipline sport of modern pentathlon kicks off in London this August, Australia will be looking to hit the podium for the first time and with young-gun Chloe Esposito named on the Team, this is looking more likely than ever before.
In-form Australian modern pentathlete Chloe Esposito has put a disappointing fencing round behind her to fly up the rankings at the World Cup Final in Chengdu, China and finish eighth.