Swimming – Pentathletes swim 200, 100, or 50 metres depending on their age. Freestyle or front crawl is the stroke of choice because it is the fastest. The faster the time the more points the athlete earns.
Canadian Olympian Melanie McCann (Mount Carmel, ON) during her swim in the Finals at World Cup #1
Complete rules for Pentathlon are available on the Union International de Pentathlon Moderne Website:
Rules & Regulations