Olympics 2012: how to get involved in modern pentathlon
how to get involved in modern pentathlon: "If you look at a triathlon and think, 'Great, but where are the guns and horses?', then step this way" - Samantha Murray on her way to silver in the women's modern pentathlon at the London 2012 Olympics.
Day 16 - Margaux Isaksen of the U.S., Brazil's Yane Marques and Britain's Samantha Murray react as they finish the combined event of the women's modern pentathlon during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park. DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS
Spence spearheads gold charge as GB's modern pentathlon hopefuls are revealed
World champion Mhairi Spence will spearhead a four-strong modern pentathlon team as Great Britain look to continue their Olympic medal success at London 2012. Spence will be joined in the women's competition by fellow Olympic debutant Samantha Murray, who won bronze at the Rome world championships in May. Britain have won four medals in female modern pentathlon since the women's event was added to the Olympic programme at the Sydney Games in 2000.