An athletic contest consisting of five track and field events, usually running races at two different distances, the long jump, and the discus and javelin throws. 2.
an athletic contest in which each contestant takes part in five events (long jump, javelin throw, 200-meter dash, discus throw, and 1,500-meter run); in the ...
An athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor, in particular
an athletic contest consisting of five different events.