South Korea’s Kim Sunwoo and Guatemala’s Sophia Hernandez won their respective groups in qualification for the women’s individual final at the International Modern Pentathlon Union Junior World Championships in Hungarian city Székesfehérvár.
Kim scored a total of 1,011 points in qualification group A, beating Lithuania’s Aurelija Tamasauskaite and Ieva Zelvyte with 996 and 984 respectively.
In qualification group B, Hernandez prevailed with 981.
Runner-up Haydy Morsy of Egypt finished on the same total, while Italy’s Elena Micheli came third with 975 points.
A total of 36 pentathletes qualified for the women's individual final from the 61 competing.
The final is scheduled to take place on Saturday (August 12).
Tomorrow’s action is due to see men’s qualification take centre stage with the final due to be held on Sunday (August 13).
The Championships will then conclude on August 14 with the mixed relay final.