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Chloe Esposito of Australia riding Glen Gold competes during the Riding Show Jumping in the Women's Modern Pentathlon on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England.

MODERN PENTATHLON: For many of the girls lining up in the final, it is their last chance to become Junior World Champion, or win a medal.

Chloe Esposito of Australia riding Glen Gold competes during the Riding Show Jumping in the Women's Modern Pentathlon on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England.

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.

Ed Fernon of Australia riding Chatte Van T Welthof competes in the Riding Show Jumping during the Men's Modern Pentathlon on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic 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.

The surprise packet of the 2012 season, Chloe Esposito has won group A at the Women’s qualification at the 2012 Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Rome.

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.

MODERN PENTATHLON: It may well be the toughest day on the Olympic schedule, a five sport, five event challenge to be crowned ‘King of the Games’.

Australian Olympic Athletes (L-R) Jessicah Schipper, Cate Campbell, Henry Frayne, Craig Mottram, Natalie Cook, Sally Pearson, Justin Han, Jenna O'Hea, Bronte Campbell, Kynan Maley and Mitchell Watt model the adidas 2012 Australian Olympic Games competitor uniforms during the adidas 2012 Australian Olympic Games competitor uniform launch at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on March 28, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

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.

Chloe Esposito wins the swim at the World Cup Final in Chengdu, China in May 2012.

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.

Modern pentathlete Chloe Esposito has shone at her debut World Championship, finishing eighth in a world-class field in Rome, Italy.