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Modern pentathlon - Wikipedia


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. ... A classic contest played out in five acts: fencing, swimming, horse riding, shooting and ...

Modern Pentathlon - Summer Olympic Sport


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

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


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 ...

Ancient Sports: Pentathlon


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

Modern Pentathlon Australia Inc - The Five Events


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

Five events of modern pentathlon | NBC Olympics


Mar 22, 2016 ... Learn about the five events of modern pentathlon. ... NBC Olympics logo · Schedule · Watch · Medals Race · Results · News Feed · Team USA ...

How to train for modern pentathlon | NBC Olympics


Jul 14, 2016 ... Modern pentathletes have to develop a schedule to train for five different events.

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 ...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Modern pentathlon guide - The Telegraph


Feb 26, 2016 ... Athletes must compete in five different sports: fencing, swimming, riding and the combined running and shooting discipline in a one-day event ...

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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.
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Modern Pentathlon at the Olympics - Topend Sports


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  ...

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


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

History of Modern Pentathlon - Team USA


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 ...