Egypt Takes Home Gold At UIPM World Championships For Women’s Relay
Egypt’s Haydy Morsy and Amira Kandil had a winning streak on home soil at the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Championships in Alexandria yesterday.
The Egyptian athletes took home the women’s relay gold medal
They were one of only six to get a perfect score of 300 in the equestrian component, and took the lead by winning the fencing competition, and they never lost it.
Morsy and Kandil won the laser-run with a seven-second advantage over the competition in 14 minutes, 5 seconds, which was the second-fastest time in the field.
Mariana Arceo and Mayan Oliver of Mexico won the silver medal with a lightning-fast 13:50 laser run.
In yesterday’s men’s relay, Egypt came in second place while first place was won by the South Korean team of Jun Woong-tae and Jung Jin-hwa,