Sep 24 Youth Worlds conclude in Hungary

Sept. 24, 2012, 11:45 a.m. (ET)

 

The UIPM Youth World Championships for modern pentathlon wrapped up competition on Sunday in Tata, Hungary, with the finals of the individual events.

The top American finisher was Natalie Bowman (Lodi, Calif.) in 41st place in the women's final with a total of 3656 points. She had the fastest time in the swimming event on Saturday with a 200-meter clocking of 2:13.13. Paige Witter (Denver, Colo.) was 60th (3132 points), followed by Kristina Troyanski (Austin, Texas) in 68th (2616) and Meredith Pinkerton (Hudson, Ohio) in 70th place with 1872 points.

Lithuania's Ieva Serapinaite won the women's title with 4124 points. Marie Oteiza of France (4108) took the silver medal and Great Britain's Eilidh Prise claimed bronze (4100).

In the men's individual final, Kirill Kasyanik of Belarus claimed the gold medal with a total of 4752 points. The silver medal went to Russia's Oleg Naumov (4724) and the bronze medal to Korea's Woongtae Jun (4708).

For the U.S., Aaron Lane (Farmington, Minn.) placed 74th with 3740 points and Andrew Tapia (Novato, Calif.) was 75th with a total of 3524.

For complete results go to www.pentathlon.org.

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