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A pentathlon is a contest featuring five events. The name is derived from .... For much of its history, the modern pentathlon remained largely unchanged from the original events featured at the 1912...

Union International de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) | History


Admiration for the Ancient Pentathlon was fully shared by the founder of the Modern Olympics, Baron Pierre de Coubertin and from 1909 he tried to have the  ...

Equipment and History - Olympic.org


History. The pentathlon was the climax of the Games in Ancient Greece. Since its appearance at the modern Games, it has undergone a great deal of evolution.

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Aug 23, 2013 ... In the second instalment of the new '90 Seconds Of The Olympics' series we look at the history of the Modern Pentathlon event and it's ...

Olympic Modern Pentathlon - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics


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.

Modern Pentathlon at the Olympics - Topend Sports


History. Modern pentathlon has been on every Olympic program from 1912. A men's team event was held from 1952 - 1992; Originally the competition took place ...

OUMPA: History of the Modern Pentathlon


The History of the Modern Pentathlon. Admiration for the ancient pentathlon was fully shared by the founder of the modem Olympic Games, Baron Pierre de ...

pentathlon | athletic contest | Britannica.com


Apr 5, 2016 ... In the ancient Greek Olympics, the pentathlon included a race the length of the stadium (about 183 metres [200 yards]),... ... Read; View History; Edit; Feedback ... This Greek pentathlon was adapted for modern track-and-field ...

Modern Pentathlon and symbolic violence – a history of female ...


But why shall sport history focus on gender relations of a combined sport whose single disciplines are already well researched? Modern Pentathlon wrote its ...

Armed Forces Modern Pentathlon


... Air Force · Coast Guard · Armed Forces Sports. Start of main content. News · Schedule · Photos Links: USA Modern Pentathlon · CISM Modern Pentathlon ...

Modern pentathlon
The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five very different events: fencing, 200 m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a final combined ... More »
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History of Modern Pentathlon - Team USA


The Modern Pentathlon, introduced at the 5th Olympiad in Stockholm (SWE) in 1912, comprised the contemporary sports of pistol shooting, fencing, swimming, ...

Modern Pentathlon 101: Olympic history | NBC Olympics


Mar 16, 2016 ... 100 years of modern pentathlon history, from its Olympic debut in 1912 to the 2012 London Olympics.

Modern Pentathlon - Infoplease


American George Patton (yes, that George Patton) was a strong challenger for the modern pentathlon gold in 1912 but faltered in the shooting competition.