Aya Medany Egypt joined athletes from around the world (Russian, Ukrainian, Latvian, Egyptian, Czech, and American ). They have gathered in Colorado Springs for a worldwide winter training camp. The US Olympic Training Center (USOTC) serves as the host of this twice-yearly gathering of athletes from the pentathlon community.
The USOTC boasts some of the best altitude training facilities in the world. A ten lane 50 meter pool, one of the largest shooting facilities in the world, a new ten strip fencing gymnasium, and a twelve point dedicated laser shooting range. On-site medical, food, and cross training facilities as well as off-site trail running make this a Mecca for pentathletes from around the world every year.
The Egyptian team has been trickling in over the past few days. With unrest at home, the Egyptian athletes are enjoying the opportunity to train with their pentathlon colleagues from around the world.