Heather Fell is a former British modern pentathlete turned triathlete. She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, winning the silver medal in the women's modern pentathlon event.
Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall is a Swedish modern pentathlete who caused the disqualification of the Swedish team at the 1968 Summer Olympics for alcohol use. Liljenwall was the first athlete to be disqualified at the Olympics for drug use, following the introduction of anti-doping regulations by the International Olympic Committee in 1967. Liljenwall reportedly had "two beers" to calm his nerves before the pistol shooting event. The Swedish team eventually had to return their bronze medals.
Laura Asadauskaitė-Zadneprovskienė is a female Lithuanian modern pentathlete. She won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and achieved an Olympic record score. Asadauskaitė also competed in two other Olympics, 2008 in Beijing and 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, and has been European and World Champion in pentathlon.
Silvano Abbà was an Italian modern pentathlete who won a bronze medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Abbà was a military man, who led the Italian Savoy Cavalry squadron in August 1942 at the Charge of the Savoia Cavalleria at Isbuscenskij near Stalingrad. Abbà was killed, along with 32 other riders who were killed by the Soviets. It is considered the last cavalry charge in military history and was won by the Italian Savoia Cavalleria regiment, led by colonel Alessandro Bettoni Cazzago.
Alfred Dodd Starbird was an American modern pentathlete, lieutenant general, and authority on nuclear weaponry. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, class of 1933, he was commissioned in the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He was a member of the United States modern pentathlon team at the 1936 Summer Olympics, finishing seventh overall in a field of 42.