Chloe Esposito wins pentathlon for Australia

Natacha Pisarenko

Chloe Esposito wins pentathlon for Australia

Australia's first medal for outdoor recreation!

Posted on 22.08.2016

Chloe Esposito won gold in the women’s modern pentathlon ( running, shooting, horse riding, swimming and fencing) at the Rio Olympics, Australia’s first ever medal in the event.

But, if like the rest of Australia you were very confused when Esposito stopped in the middle of an 800m run to pick up a pistol, do not worry.

Here is what you need to know about the modern pentathlon:

Source: ABC News

 

Let’s celebrate the win from an outdoors perspective: 4 of the five elements are basically outdoor pursuits. Running, horse riding, shooting and swimming all got their start as outdoor activities!

So Chloe Esposito, one of Australia’s finest athlete’s winning the Australia’s first medal for outdoor recreation!  🙂

 

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