Athletes on the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Cup circuit are set to compete for the first time in over a month at the latest event on the calendar in Kecskemét.
The Hungarian city is scheduled to play host to the third World Cup stage of the season, which begins with women's qualification tomorrow.
Alice Sotero, currently ranked third in the women's competition, and Italian team-mates Irene Prampolini and Gloria Tacchi have all been rested for the event as they have all-but guaranteed qualification for the World Cup Final in Vilnius in June.
Alessandra Frezza and Elena Francesca Tognetti are set to step in and will both make their debuts in Kecskemét.
Italy have named a team of four men and four women for the event, which concludes with the mixed relay final on Monday (May 8).
Fencing is scheduled to take place at the Messzi István Sportcsarnok, while swimming competition will be held at the Kecskeméti Sportuszoda.
The riding and laser-run sections of the World Cup will be staged at the Benkó Zoltán Szabadidő Központ.
Belaud Valentin of France triumphed in the men's event at the 2015 edition of the Kecskemét World Cup, while Zsófia Földházi triumphed in the women's competition, much to the delight of the home crowd.
The last World Cup event was held in the Egyptian capital of Cairo in March.
Rio 2016 silver medallist Pavlo Tymoshchenko claimed victory in the men’s individual final, while Kate French of Great Britain was an emphatic winner in the women’s race.
Following the event in Kecskemét, the World Cup then heads to Drzonkow in Poland for the penultimate competition of the regular season.
Vilnius then stages the World Cup Final from June 23 to 25.