Of the 16 teams who spoke Sukharev and Boyko conceded the strongest countries in Asia - South Korea and China.

It is worth noting for the national team of Kazakhstan in modern pentathlon is the first performance at the beach Asian Games, which are held for the fourth time, with a new format - triatl (running + swimming + shooting).

According to the General Secretary of the Kazakhstan Federation of Modern Pentathlon Dmitry Turin, the International Federation two years ago to expand the program of the competition, which included biatl (running + swimming) and triatl. And for their development are carried out such major launches, like the World Championships, World Cup.

"Third place - I think it's quite a good result for the first time. A start, now we have an idea how it is and what it is. For the next competition will be ready in a more focused way, taking into account the experience gained. Next year we plan to take part in the World Cup, "- said Dmitry Tyurin.

Add to date Kazakhstan ranked eighth place team (5 gold, 5 silver and 8 bronze medals) in the overall medal standings at IVplyazhnyh Asian Games, which take place in these days in Phuket (Thailand).

All in all competitions involving athletes from 45 Asian countries. Basically, the program of the Games included those sports that are not included in the Olympic program.

The general sponsor of the Kazakhstan Federation of Modern Pentathlon is "Samruk-Kazyna".

Author:  sk-sport.kz