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Modern pentathlon: Zhongrong Cao in the 200m swimming competition

London - 11 August 2012: Zhongrong Cao of China competes in the swimming 200m freestyle event, the second part of the men's modern pentathlon after fencing. He had one of the best times of the 36 competitors (1:58.93) which gave him 1,376 points ahead of the show jumping and combined running/shooting competitions. Zhongrong was on good form on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Modern pentathlon: David Svoboda in the show jumping event

London - 11 August 2012: On his randomly selected horse, Fellow Van T, David Svoboda of the Czech Republic competes in the show jumping event, the third part of the men's modern pentathlon after fencing and swimming. He ended in a good place to target the medals on Day 16 – the last day – of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Modern pentathlon: Zhongrong Cao versus Stanislau Zhurauliou in the fencing competition

London - 11 August 2012: Fencing is the first competition in the modern pentathlon. All the athletes compete against each other. Here, Zhongrong Cao of China competes against Stanislau Zhurauliou of Belarus to rack up one of his 25 victories in this competition, ahead of the swimming, show jumping and combined running/shooting on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Modern pentathlon: gold in the women's competition for Laura Asadauskaite

London - 12 August 2012: Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania crosses the line in first place after the combined running/shooting competition, the final event of the women's modern pentathlon. Along with winning a gold medal, Asadauskaite also set an Olympic record (5,408 points) on Day 16 – the last day – of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Modern pentathlon: final of the women's competition

London - 12 August 2012: After the fencing, swimming and equestrian competition, athletes in the modern pentathlon compete in the combined running/shooting event on Day 16 – the last day – of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Modern pentathlon: Samantha Murray in the show jumping event

London - 12 August 2012: Samantha Murray of Great Britain on her randomly chosen horse, Glen Gold, competes in the show jumping event, the third part of the women's modern pentathlon after fencing and swimming. She obtained an excellent score and took a place on the podium on Day 16 – the last day – of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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