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ERIC WILLEMSEN
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) - David Svoboda of the Czech Republic won the modern pentathlon Saturday after matching the Olympic record in the fencing event.

The 20th-ranked Svoboda, who won the European championship two years ago, finished with 5,928 points to beat Cao Zhongrong of China by 24 points.

Adam Marosi of Hungary won the bronze with 5,836 points.

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