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Modern pentathlon


The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five different events: fencing, 200m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a final combined event of  ...

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


Facts, Figures and trivia about the modern pentathlon at the Olympic Games. ... the founder of the modern Olympic movement, and combines five events held ...

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 ...

Ancient Sports: Pentathlon


Ancient Olympic Events. Boxing · Equestrian ... Pankration; Pentathlon. Discus · Javelin ... This is why the athletes in the pentathlon are most beautiful." (Aristotle  ...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Modern pentathlon guide - The Telegraph


Feb 26, 2016 ... Rio 2016 Olympics: Modern pentathlon guide. Sharp shooter: Jamie Cooke in action at the modern pentathlon test event Credit: PA. Telegraph ...

USA Modern Pentathlon - Features, Events, Results | Team USA


The latest news, events and results for USA Modern Pentathlon from the USOC official site. ... Nathan Schrimsher Records Best Shooting in Olympic Final ...

History of Modern Pentathlon - Team USA


The oldest Olympic gold medallist in the Modern Pentathlon to date is Pavel ... The fifth and final event is a 3km Run, which has a handicap start based on the ...

Modern Pentathlon | AUS Team | Rio 2016 - Australian Olympic ...


In Athens, Australia had an Olympic gold medallist by the name of Alexander Parygin in its modern pentathlon squad. Parygin had won the event in Atlanta in ...

pentathlon | athletic contest | Britannica.com


In 2000 it became a women's event in the Olympics. Originally a five-day contest, the modern pentathlon was shortened to four days in 1984 and to one day in ...

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Modern Pentathlon - Summer Olympic Sport


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

Rio 2016: What is a pentathlon? How many events are there ...


Aug 19, 2016 ... Baron de Coubertin, creator of the modern Olympic Games, invented the modern pentathlon to honour the historic competition at climax of the ...

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.