The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five very different
events: fencing, ... The name derives from the Greek péntathlon "contest of five
events". The addition of ...
Official information on Olympic Modern Pentathlon events at Rio 2016. Learn
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and more from the 2016 Rio Olympic ... Five events of modern pentathlon ...
Aug 10, 2012 ... Go into a bar. 2. Bet people $5 that they can't name three of the five events in
modern pentathlon. 3. Collect your money. Even better: Show ...
The oldest Olympic gold medallist (in the team event) in the Modern Pentathlon to
date is Pavel Lednev (former USSR) who was 37 years old at the 1980 Games ...
The modern pentathlon is a sports contest that includes five events. The name
pentathlon is derived from the Greek root of pente, meaning five. These events
May 23, 2016 ... For this reason, the name of the event is "pentathlon". Pierre de Coubertin was
the pioneer of the modern pentathlon. The event is contested at ...
This was a 5-event combination of discus, javelin, jumping, running and wrestling
. ... This is why the athletes in the pentathlon are most beautiful." (Aristotle ...
Dec 9, 2011 ... At major championships, the women's equivalent of the decathlon is the seven-
event heptathlon; prior to 1981 it was the five-event pentathlon.