Chloe Esposito

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Chloe Esposito
Personal information
Nationality  Australia
Born (1991-09-19) 19 September 1991 (age 24)
Camden, New South Wales
Residence Sydney, Australia
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)[1]
Country Australia
Sport Modern pentathlon

Chloe Esposito (born 19 September 1991) is an Australian shooter and modern pentathlon competitor. She competed at the 2008 Youth Commonwealth Games in the 10 m air pistol. She has been selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the modern pentathlon.


Esposito was born on 19 September 1991 in Camden, New South Wales.[2][3][4] She is from and lives in the Sydney area.[2][3][5][6] She attended St Francis Xavier (NSW, Australia) before going to Mount St Joseph for high school.[2] She competed at the 2008 Youth Commonwealth Games in the 10 m air pistol.[2] In June 2012, she visited Palmerston District Primary School where she discussed the five sports of the modern pentathlon, swimming, running, shooting, fencing and horse riding, with students.[7]

Her father is Daniel Esposito, an Olympic competitor in the modern pentathlon at the 1984 Summer Olympics.[2][5][6][7] Her sister, Emily Esposito, represented Australia in pistol shooting at the 2010 Singapore Youth Olympics.[2]

Esposito is 166 centimetres (65 in) tall and weighs 55 kilograms (121 lb).[2][3]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Esposito is a modern pentathlon competitor.[2][3] She tried to make the Australian modern pentathlon team for the 2008 Summer Olympics, the youngest Australian woman ever to try, by competing at the Oceania Championships.[2] At World Cup events early in 2012, she finished third and fifth overall.[2] In May 2012, she finished eighth at a Chinese hosted World Cup.[5]

Esposito was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the modern pentathlon.[5][6][7] She set a goal of trying to medal in the sport as Australia had not medalled in the sport going into the 2012 Games.[7] She will be twenty years old at the Olympics.[5][6] Going into the Games, she was ranked eleventh in the world,[4] improving from a rank of thirteen a month earlier.[4][5] She earned her Olympic spot after she finished as the top ranking competitor from Oceania in the 2012 Asia/Oceania Championship.[2]

Esposito finished 7th at the 2012 Summer Olympics,[8] making her the first Australian modern pentathlete to finish in the top 10 at the Olympics since 1964.


  1. ^ a b "Chloe Esposito". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "London 2012 - Chloe Esposito". Australian Olympic Committee. 1991-09-19. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Chloe Esposito - Video, News, Results, Photos". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  4. ^ a b c "Biographies". Pentathlon. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Main pentathlon medal chance factbox". Nine MSN. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Pentathlete Fernon has Olympic answer". Nine MSN. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  7. ^ a b c d Alyson Vardos (2012-06-30). "Smiles and cuddles as Olympian visits school". Canberra Times. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  8. ^ "Women's Modern Pentathlon". London 2012. 2012-08-12. Retrieved 2012-08-13.