Sportspeople training at the University of Bath will be bidding to represent their countries on the greatest stage when the Japanese capital city of Tokyo hosts the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will take place from Friday, July 24 to Sunday, August 9 and will feature a record 33 sports.
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will then be staged from Tuesday, August 25 to Sunday, September 6 and will feature 22 sports.
To Tokyo via Bath
The University of Bath will host a qualifying event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games when the 2019 Modern Pentathlon European Championships are staged at the Sports Training Village – home of Pentathlon GB‘s National Training Centre – from August 6-11, 2019.
There will be 16 qualifying places up for grabs – eight in the men’s competition, eight in the women’s – and the event will take place exactly a year before the Olympic modern pentathlon competition is staged.
The European Championships will be a spectator event, so people will be able to come along and watch potential stars of Tokyo 2020 in action. Click here for more information.
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