Disappointed Woodbridge yet to decide on Rio

Great Britain's Nick Woodbridge does not know if he will make an assault on Rio 2016 after finishing 10th in the London 2012 modern pentathlon.


Woodbridge, who finished 25th in Beijing, scored a total of 5716 points across the fencing, swimming, riding and combined event while fellow Brit Sam Weale took 13th place with 5664.

And 26-year-old Woodbridge revealed he does not know if he will tackle the next Olympics after expressing his disappointment with his London 2012 campaign.

"I would only go if I can improve sufficiently and have a good chance of winning a medal. I think I can but we will have to wait and see," said the former World Youth Championship gold medallist.

"I am disappointed. I thought I could be in for a medal, but I just couldn't pull it all together on the day."

Czech Republic's David Svoboda stormed to gold after a superb performance in the combined event while Chinese rival Cao Zhongrong had to settle for silver.

And 30-year-old Weale is hoping that the increased exposure for the sport will help attract a new generation of youngsters.

He said: "What a fantastic crowd - I wish every event had a crowd like this. Hopefully, the sport will have gained many more fans today.

"It's a great sport that many people don't know a great deal about."

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