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7 November 2010

BBC News

The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has voted against a plan to replace air pistols with laser guns for the 2012 London Olympics. The proposal would have cut costs and allowed events to be staged at more venues as it would have been safer. Pentathlon GB chairman Anthony Temple welcomed the rule clarification. "This tells athletes and organisers what they need to know and will allow us all to work together to deliver a successful competition," Temple... (

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