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2016 Rio Olympics: PRC will send four athletes to compete in modern pentathlon


06-16-2016 16:28 BJT

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Rio Olympics, China are getting ready to travel to Brazil and the National sports administration held a press conference yesterday in Beijing. And the lists of athletes competing in events such as the modern pentathlon, triathlon, fencing and equestrian were released.

Since Cao Zhongrong won silver in London 2012 in the modern Pentathlon, the nation's hopes for this event have become higher than ever and China will send four athletes, including veteran Cao to Brazil this summer.

Bai Faquan and Wang Lianyuan will represent China in the triathlon, while Alex Hua Tian, the youngest ever Olympic event rider who set the record in London, will be riding once again for China. And London gold medallist Lei Sheng will lead a 13 person fencing team to Rio and are now in their busy final training stage.

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