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Modern pentathlon

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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

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Official information on Olympic Modern Pentathlon events at Rio 2016. ... A classic contest played out in five acts: fencing, swimming, horse riding, shooting and ...

Modern Pentathlon at the Olympics - Topend Sports

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The sport was created by French baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic movement, and combines five events held over two days (more  ...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Modern pentathlon, schedule, format, rules ...

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Jul 24, 2016 ... The five disciplines of the modern pentathlon derive from the experience of a 19th-century soldier and the event was devised specifically for the ...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Modern pentathlon guide - The Telegraph

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Feb 26, 2016 ... Athletes must compete in five different sports: ... "Modern pentathlon is the ultimate selection box sport – there's something for everyone." ...

Modern Pentathlon Australia Inc - The Five Events

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Modern pentathlon comprises the five disciplines of shooting, fencing, ... In 2009 the shooting and running disciplines were condensed into one event 'the ...

History of Modern Pentathlon - Team USA

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Today, both men and women complete all five events of the Modern Pentathlon in one day. A points system for each event is based on a standard performance ...

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

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The latest news, events and results for USA Modern Pentathlon from the USOC official site.

Ancient Sports: Pentathlon

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

pentathlon | athletic contest | Britannica.com

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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

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

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

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Aug 19, 2016 ... Athletes compete in five events. Fencing, swimming, horse riding, running and shooting. The modern pentathlon was created by the founder of ...

Modern Pentathlon | NBC Olympics

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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 ...