The Modern Pentathlon World Cup kicked off Tuesday at The American University in Cairo’s (AUC) New Cairo campus and will continue through March 12.

As many as 156 athletes from around 35 countries will participate in the World Cup, including 24 athletes representing Egypt.

The Egyptian national team will participate in the tournament with 24 players (12 men and 12 women).

Egypt won the hosting of the inaugural World Cup Series qualifying tournament for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games for the 2022, 2023, and 2024 seasons.

Besides Egypt, teams from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Britain, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Mali, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, and the US are taking part in the tournament.

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