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Watch Just How Insane Qualifying For The Modern Heptathlon Really Is

Isabella Isaksen has to best the competition—including her own sister—to have a shot at gold

Isabella Isaksen is one of the top two modern heptathletes in the United States. This means only one woman is ranked higher when it comes to the combination of swimming, fencing, show jumping, shooting, and running.

The top-ranked American? Isabella’s older sister Margaux.


The sisters support each other as they compete, but they also often have to face off against each other—and that’s exactly what happened during an Olympic qualifier in Cairo.

Follow Isabella’s journey to reach the top 20 of the world rankings and qualify for her first Summer Olympics:

Editor’s Note: This video was provided by the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation, which is the presenting partner of GOOD Sports’ coverage. The editorial content of this video was created entirely by the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation team.

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