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Modern pentathlon - Wikipedia

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The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five different events: fencing, 200m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a final combined event of  ...

Modern Pentathlon - Summer Olympic Sport

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Access official Olympic Modern Pentathlon sport and athlete records, events, results, photos, videos, news and more.

What is the modern pentathlon? Get up to speed in two minutes ...

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Aug 19, 2016 ... Chloe Esposito won gold in the women's modern pentathlon at the Rio ... Topics: modern-pentathlon, sport, olympics-summer, brazil, australia.

Modern Pentathlon at the Olympics - Topend Sports

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Modern Pentathlon at the Olympics. Modern pentathlon has been on the Olympic program since the 1912 Stockholm Games. The sport was created by French ...

Modern Pentathlon Australia Inc - The Five Events

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In 2009 the shooting and running disciplines were condensed into one event 'the combined event' to make the sport more compact and spectator friendly.

Modern Pentathlon | NBC Olympics

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Watch as Russia's Aleksandr Lesun runs and shoots his way to gold in the final event of the modern pentathlon. 09:26. Modern Pentathlon. Riders struggle with ...

History of Modern Pentathlon - Team USA

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This new sport was enthusiastically adopted with its inherent demands of ... From 1912 to 1980 the Olympic Modern Pentathlon competition was held over five ...

The Dangerous Origins of the Pentathlon, the Only Sport Created for ...

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Aug 18, 2016 ... Consisting of five events, the ancient sport was designed to mimic the tasks a ... The modern pentathlon was always a direct, if slightly romantic ...

Rio 2016 Olympics modern pentathlon: all you need to know – video ...

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Aug 18, 2016 ... For years the modern pentathlon took place over four or five days, until ... one action-packed afternoon then this really is your sport – but what ...

How to train for modern pentathlon | NBC Olympics

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Jul 14, 2016 ... Modern pentathletes have to develop a schedule to train for five different events.

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Olympic Modern Pentathlon - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

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Official information on Olympic Modern Pentathlon events at Rio 2016. Learn about the history of the sport and follow athletes competing at the Summer Games.

Rio 2016: What is a pentathlon? How many events are there ...

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Aug 19, 2016 ... Women first started to participate in the modern pentathlon at Sydney 2000. In Greece, the ancient sport was inspired by the tasks that soldiers ...

Modern Pentathlon at Rio 2016: how the competition will work - UIPM

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Aug 17, 2016 ... Modern Pentathlon is about to join the party in Rio, where the sport will continue its evolution with a new feature making its Olympic Games ...