From PTSD to the modern pentathlon
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Modern pentathlon helps soldiers with PTSD

Former soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are learning the modern pentathlon as part of their recovery.

A psychiatrist came up with the idea, along with an armed forces charity, to teach soldiers fencing, running, showjumping, swimming and shooting.

After six months of training, many are set to take part in a competition at Sandhurst.

  • 12 Oct 2017