The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five events: fencing,
200 m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a final combined event of pistol ... More »
For much of its history, the modern pentathlon remained largely unchanged from
the original events featured at the 1912 ...
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
The Modern Pentathlon, introduced at the 5th Olympiad in Stockholm (SWE) in
1912, comprised the contemporary sports of pistol shooting, fencing, swimming, ...
The sport of modern pentathlon
has been called a true representation of the Olympic movement and the sport that most accurately conveys the ideals of the Olympics. She won a gold medal in 1996 as a member of the U.S. women's 4x200m freestyle relay team, and then compet... More »
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.
Ancient and modern Pentathlon history Olympic Equipment and Rules Ancient
origins Climax for Greeks shooting fencing swimming horse riding running.
MODERN PENTATHLON: History of Modern Pentathlon at the Olympic Games.
Reference document. Introduction, key stages and evolution in the number of ...
Pentathlon Explained; History; Pentathlon Events; Related Events; Getting
Started ... The Olympic sport of Modern Pentathlon comprises the contemporary
Official information on Olympic Modern Pentathlon events at Rio 2016. Learn
about the history of the sport and follow athletes competing at the Summer