Definition of Pentathlon. Meaning of Pentathlon. Synonyms of Pentathlon

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Definition of Pentathlon

Pentathlon
Pentathlon Pen*tath"lon, n. In the modern Olympic Games, a composite contest made up of a running broad jump, throwing the javelin, a 200-meter run, throwing the discus, and a 1500-meter run.
Pentathlon
Pentathlon Pen*tath"lon, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; ? five + ? a contest.] (Gr. Antiq.) A fivefold athletic performance peculiar to the great national games of the Greeks, including leaping, foot racing, wrestling, throwing the discus, and throwing the spear.

Meaning of Pentathlon from wikipedia

- A pentathlon is a contest featuring five events. The name is derived from Gr****: combining the words pente (five) and -athlon (competition) (Gr****: πένταθλον)...
- The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five different events; fencing (one-touch épée), freestyle swimming (200 m), equestrian show jumping...
- In the sport of athletics, pentathlons have taken various forms over the history of the sport, typically incorporating five track and field events. The...
- pentathlon (Ancient Gr****: Πένταθλον) is any sporting competition including five events. Pentathlon may refer to: There are many specific pentathlons...
- Pentathlon (released in the Philippines as Super Athlete) is a 1994 American action film directed by Bruce Malmuth, who also wrote the screenplay with...
- The throws pentathlon also called the weight pentathlon is a combined event in track and field. Like all pentathlon events, it consists of five events;...
- Military Pentathlon is a multisport. It resembles the modern pentathlon but updated to skills used by the modern military. The modern pentathlon was originally...
- The pentathlon or women's pentathlon is a combined track and field event in which each woman competes in five separate events over one day (formerly two...
- Pentathlon at the Olympics may refer to: Modern pentathlon at the Summer Olympics Athletics pentathlon at the Summer Olympics This disambiguation page...
- The Ancient Olympic pentathlon (Gr****: πένταθλον) was an athletic contest at the Ancient Olympic Games, and other Pan****enic Games of Ancient Greece....