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The Pentathlon consists of 5 events and in the following order: 1) Long Jump 2) Javelin 3) 200 meters 4) Discus 5) 1500 meters, points are given for each even, the highest total number of points determines the winner.

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There is ten events in the (Olympic) decathlon

It takes place over two day.

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Day 1: 100 meter sprint, long jump, shot put, high jump, 400 meter sprint

Day 2: 110 meter high hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin, 1500 meter.

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Five events; five field and track events normally consisting of the 200-meter, 1,500-meter runs, the long jump, and the discus and javelin throws.

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How many sports are there in the pentathlon?

There are five sports in a pentathlon. The modern-day pentathlon has events in shooting, swimming, fencing, equestrian and cross country running.

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