MP in the News


Everyone is excited about Modern Pentathlon World Cup #1 coming to Charlotte. Below you’ll find links to news stories related to the event.

charlotteobserverlogoOlympics prep work in Charlotte
In the next four months, three major events in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics in London will be held in Charlotte.

espnlogoESPN.COM – National
Charlotte a training ground for 2012 Olympics
For some Olympic hopefuls like American breaststroker Kevin Swander, the road to the 2012 London Games runs through Charlotte.

charlotteobserverlogoThe Charlotte Observer – Charlotte, NC
Uptown to host pentathlon competition
People with horses and guns will be taking over American Legion Memorial Stadium this week but don’t think it’s the Wild West show.

wcnc36WCNC-TV – Charlotte, NC
Charlotte hosts Olympic qualifier for Modern Pentathlon
Charlotte is a stop on the road to London for certain Olympic athletes. It’s one of just five cities across the world picked to host a qualifying event. view full article

charlotteobserverlogoThe Charlotte Observer – Charlotte, NC
Take 5: Modern pentathlon worth look
Some Olympic sports can be explained in three words. Run the fastest. Lift the most. Jump the highest.