ARMY OLYMPIAN AMRO ELGEZIRY (MEN’S MODERN PENTATHLON)HEADING TO TOKYO AS PART OF TEAM USA

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Interview by Paul Salfen

Interview by Paul Salfen

Paul Salfen talks to Sergeant Amro Elgeziry – (Men’s Modern Pentathlon) about the upcoming Olympics and his part of Team USA.

Born in Cairo, Amro marveled as his oldest brother competed in modern pentathlon in the 2000 Olympics, held in Sydney, Australia. Inspired, Amro switched from swimming to pentathlon in 2001. His hard work earned him success in the sport, including a 9th place finish in the 2004 Youth World Championship, and a 6th place finish in the 2006 Junior World Championship. By 2007, he was Junior World Champion. A three-time Olympian, he is married to fellow Soldier-athlete and pentathlete Isabella Isaksen, and they are preparing together for the 2020 Olympic Games.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2019 U.S. National Champion

Pan American Games Gold and Silver medalist (Relays)

2018 U.S. National Champion

2016 3-Time Olympian, World Champion (Team), World Cup Winner World No.1

2014 World Championship Silver medalist Olympics
2012 & 2008 Olympics

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