2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five different events:
fencing, 200m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a final combined event of
Access official Olympic Modern Pentathlon sport and athlete records, events,
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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
Ancient Olympic Events. Boxing · Equestrian ... Pankration; Pentathlon. Discus ·
Javelin ... This is why the athletes in the pentathlon are most beautiful." (Aristotle
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 ...
Aug 19, 2016 ... Athletes compete in five events. Fencing, swimming, horse riding, running and
shooting. The modern pentathlon was created by the founder of ...
Aug 19, 2016 ... Women first started to participate in the modern pentathlon at ... The competition
is made up of four events, which all take play on the same day.
Apr 20, 2016 ... Athletes must compete in five different sports: fencing, swimming, riding and the
combined running and shooting discipline in a one-day event ...
An athletic contest consisting of five track and field events, usually running races
at two different distances, the long jump, and the discus and javelin throws. 2.