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Hungarian wins men's title at Pentathlon World Cup.

BUDAPEE[currency]TE (CyHAN)- Hungarians took first and third places on Sunday at the men's competition at the 2014 Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Kecskemet, about 75 kilometers southeast of Budapest.

Adam Marosi came in first with 1,482 points. He received 238 points in fencing for fourth place, 337 in swimming for third, 279 in riding for 27th and 628 points in the combined event (running and shooting) for seventh. Marosi won the 2009 World Championship and was the bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympics.

Russia's Aleksander Lesun, 2010 World Cup winner and 2012 world champion, took second place with 1,477 points overall.

Hungarian Robert Kasza was third with 1,468 points, beating Pavlo Tymoshchenko of Ukraine into fourth by six points.

Christopher Patte of France was fifth with 1,460 points in all, followed by compatriot Valentin Prades, Nocola Benedetti of Italy and Chinese Guo Jianli.

The World Cup continues on Monday with the mixed event. (Cihan/Xinhua)

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