The Shooting part of the Modern Pentathlon is Pistol Shooting. Pistol shooting is done with a laser gun for the first time this year. It is a combined event with the 3km cross country. It requires accuracy. You have to hit 5 targets. It is done last.
The running aspect is a 3 km cross country. It is a combined event with pistol shooting . It is the only element of the Modern Pentathlon that is not other wise an Olympic event. It requires stamina, speed and agility. First person across the line wins due to handicapped starts. It is done last.