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The UIPM Laser Run World Championships is the premier laser run world championship competition organised by the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM). The competition has been held annually since 2015, with cancellations in 2020 due to COVID-19[1]

Venues

Year Date Location
2015 25 September France Perpignan, France
2016 1 September Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
2017 13 October South Africa Cape Town, South Africa
2018 29 September Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland
2019 2 September Hungary Budapest, Hungary
2020 cancelled: Xiamen[2]
cancelled: Weiden[2]
 China
 Germany
2021 8 June Egypt Cairo, Egypt
2022 22 September Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
2023 19 August United Kingdom Bath, United Kingdom[3][4]

Champions

Men's championship

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2015  Alexandre Henrard (FRA)  Christopher Patte (FRA)  Valentin Belaud (FRA)
2016  Ondřej Polívka (CZE)  Pieter Oosthuizen (RSA)  Tiago Sousa (POR)
2017  Pieter Oosthuizen (RSA)  Alexandre Dallenbach (SUI)  Khuanchai Khosinklang (THA)
2018  Bence Kardos (HUN)  Tom O'Brien (IRL)  David Kindl (CZE)
2019  Richárd Bereczki (HUN)  Joan Gispert (ESP)  Tamás Fröhlich (HUN)
2021  Amro El Geziry (USA)  Abdelrahman Hussein (EGY)  Ahmed Elsawy (EGY)
2022  Łukasz Gutkowski (POL)  Titas Puronas (LTU)  Paulius Vagnorius (LTU)
2023  Pau Salomó (ESP)  Alexandre Dallenbach (SUI)  Luo Shuai (CHN)

Men's team

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2015  France (FRA)  Spain (ESP)  France-2 (FRA)
2016  Portugal (POR) not awarded not awarded
2017  South Africa (RSA) not awarded not awarded
2018  France (FRA) not awarded not awarded
2019  Hungary (HUN)  Thailand (THA)  Portugal (POR)
2021  Egypt (EGY) not awarded not awarded
2022  Lithuania (LTU)  France (FRA)  Portugal (POR)
2023  Lithuania (LTU)  France (FRA)  Great Britain (GBR)

Women's championship

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2015  Anastasiya Prokopenko (BLR)  Eevi Bengs (FIN)  Donna Vakalis (CAN)
2016  Barbora Kodedová (CZE)  Nina Waldner (AUT)  Cogan Juliette (FRA)
2017  Eevi Bengs (FIN)  Suzie Cave (GBR)  Menard Charlotte (FRA)
2018  Jessica Barley (GBR)  Kate Coleman-Lenehan (IRL)  Barbora Rajnoch (CZE)
2019  Kamilla Réti (HUN)  Sarolta Simon (HUN)  Pinelopi Nika (GRE)
2021  Claire Green (USA)  Phaelon French (USA)  Pinelopi Nika (GRE)
2022  Pinelopi Nika (GRE)  Aranka Chalupníková (CZE)  Wiktoria Wierzba (POL)
2023  Elzbieta Adomaitytė (LTU)  Devan Wiebe (CAN)  Alexandra Bousfield (GBR)

Women's team

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2017  South Africa (RSA) not awarded not awarded
2018  Ireland (IRL) not awarded not awarded
2019  Hungary (HUN) not awarded not awarded
2021  Greece (GRE)  Egypt (EGY) not awarded
2022  France (FRA)  Portugal (POR)  Portugal-2 (POR)
2023  Lithuania  France  Kuwait

Mixed relay

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2015  Belarus
Anastasiya Prokopenko
Mikalai Hayanouski
 France
Élodie Clouvel
Alexandre Henrard
 United States
Margaux Isaksen
Lucas Schrimsher
2016  Czech Republic
Barbora Kodedová
Ondřej Polívka
 Spain
Andrea Vidal
Raúl Blanco
 Austria
Nina Waldner
Manfred Waldner
2017  South Africa
Kelly Vroon
Pieter Oosthuizen
 Finland
Eevi Bengs
Tiitus Ämmälä
 Thailand
Sanruthai Aransiri
Khuanchai Khosinklang
2018  Hungary
Blanka Guzi
Bence Kardos
 Great Britain
Jessica Barley
Harry Lane
 Ireland
Kate Coleman-Lenehan
Tom O'Brien
2019  Poland
Oktawia Nowacka
Łukasz Gutkowski
 Hungary
Kamilla Réti
Richárd Bereczki
 Egypt
Sondos Aboubakr
Ahmed Hamed
2021  Egypt
Maya Mohammed
Muhammed Husam
 Afghanistan
Habiba Qasemi
Ramin Ahmadi
 Germany
Vera Oettinger
Pierre Jander
2022  Poland
Wiktoria Wierzba
Łukasz Gutkowski
 France
Célie Lesnard
Florian Gerbe
 Portugal
Sara Monteiro
Octavio Vicente
2023   Switzerland
Katharina Jurt
Alexandre Dallenbach
 Mexico
Tamara Vega
Lorenzo Macías
 Lithuania
Elzbieta Adomaitytė
Titas Puronas

References

  1. ^ "Laser Run World Championships". UIPM. 22 September 2022. Retrieved 16 February 2023.
  2. ^ a b "UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Championships moved due to Coronavirus outbreak". UIPM. 2020-02-21. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  3. ^ University of Bath ready to welcome the world as hundreds of athletes head to Laser Run and Pentathlon World Champs
  4. ^ UIPM 2023 PENTATHLON AND LASER RUN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW