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Q: What are the original pentathlon events?
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How competitions are in the Olympics pentathlon?

As indicated by the prefix penta-, there are five events in a pentathlon.

What does 5 e in a p stand for?

Events in a pentathlon.

What is the difference between pentathlon and heptathlon?

A Pentathlon has 5 event and a Heptathlon has 8 events :)

What is an athletic contest of five events?

penathlon - consists of 110m hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put and 200m

What is name of contest with 5 events?


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.

Which sport was the combination of five events?


In modern times the pentathlon has been replaced by decathlonHow many events are in this activity?

The Decathlon is comprised of Ten (10) events. The Pentathlon is comprised of Five (5) events.There are a combined fifteen (15) events. However, the pentathlon's five events are also encompassed within the decathlon as well. Therefore, technically there are only Ten (10) unique events between the two competitions.

What sport was the combination of five events in the first olympic games?


Why is it called modern pentathlon if there are only 4 events?

Because there's 5 events not 4 lol

What events make up the pentathlon?

I think the original question related to to original Olympic games, while question 1 address the pentathlon of the Moderen Era. I believe the pentathlon events of the original Olympiad in Greece included wrestling, javlin throw, discus throw, running, and the fifth I cannot recall at this time. The events of the Pentathlon in the ancient Olympics were: 1) a foot race that history has deemed to be approximately 150-200 meters 2) wrestling 3) long jump 4) javelin throw 5) discus throw

How many of the five events of the ancient pentathlon did you have to complete in order to win?