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Modern pentathlon


The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five different events: fencing, 200m ... The name derives from the Greek péntathlon "contest of five events". The addition of ...

Olympic Modern Pentathlon - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics


Official information on Olympic Modern Pentathlon events at Rio 2016. ... A classic contest played out in five acts: fencing, swimming, horse riding, shooting and running – with all the events taking place on the same day. Part of .... Full List / 72 ...

Modern Pentathlon - Summer Olympic Sport


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

Modern Pentathlon 101: Competition format | NBC Olympics


Mar 16, 2016 ... Modern Pentathlon 101: Competition format. March 16, 2016 at 9:03am ... Learn about the five events of modern pentathlon. Combined Event ...

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


Aug 19, 2016 ... Chloe Esposito won gold in the women's modern pentathlon at the Rio ... The final event combines running and shooting in a 3200m race ...

There's nothing quite like the Olympic modern pentathlon. | Sports ...


Aug 18, 2016 ... ... like the ironically named, tragically under-the-radar modern pentathlon. ... TOP EVENTS ...... (The "modern" part of its name isn't for nothing!) ...

pentathlon | athletic contest | Britannica.com


This Greek pentathlon was adapted for modern track-and-field competition by setting ... The event was included in the Olympic Games from 1912 through 1924.

Modern Pentathlon Australia Inc - The Five Events


The Five Events. Modern pentathlon comprises the five disciplines of shooting, fencing, swimming, horse riding and running. In 2009 the shooting and running ...

Modern Pentathlon Schedule and Venue for Rio 2016 Olympic ...


Aug 3, 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 ...

Olympics: Rio 2016 modern pentathlon rules, teams | SI.com


Aug 18, 2016 ... The ignorant sports fan's guide to the modern pentathlon. Share ... swim, horseback riding and a combined running and pistol shooting event.

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Modern Pentathlon at the Olympics - Topend Sports


Facts, Figures and trivia about the modern pentathlon at the Olympic Games. ... the founder of the modern Olympic movement, and combines five events held over ... The name modern pentathon was used to distinguish it from the Pentathlon, ...

Modern Pentathlon | NBC Olympics


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 ...

Olympic Modern Pentathlon Live Streams & Schedule | NBC Olympics


Watch Modern Pentathlon live from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on NBCOlympics.com. ... There are no Modern Pentathlon Events for this date.