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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.

Modern pentathlon - Wikipedia

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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  ...

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.

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  ...

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  ...

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 ...

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

www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-20/what-is-the-modern-pentathlon/7768926

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

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

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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.

Rio 2016 Olympics: Modern pentathlon guide - The Telegraph

www.telegraph.co.uk/modern-pentathlon/2016/02/26/rio-2016-olympics-modern-pentathlon/

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 ...

Olympic pentathlon - definition of Olympic pentathlon by The Free ...

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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.