sprinting, long-jumping, javelin, discuss and Wrestling were in the Pentathlon in the Ancient Olympic games
The pentathlon is a modern Olympics sport.
triathlon and pentathlon
Men competed in pentathlon beginning at the 1912 Games in Stockholm for 3 Olympic Games. Men's pentathlon was dropped after the 1924 Games. Women competed in pentathlon beginning at the 1964 Games in Tokyo for 5 Olympic Games. Starting in 1984 women began competing in heptathlon.
1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm.
The first pentathlon was documented in Ancient Greece and was part of the Ancient Olympic Games. Five events were contested over one day for the Ancient Olympic pentathlon, starting with the long jump, javelin throwing, and discus throwing, followed by the stadion (a short foot race) and wrestling.
Ancient Greek Olympic sports included footraces, wrestling, pentathlon, javelin, discus, and chariot racing.
The ancient olympic games originated in ancient Greece.
he achieved glory that he won all the pentathlon games.
The ancient pentathlon in the original Olympic Games covered skills thought to be useful in war: long jump, javelin, discus, running (a short race), and wrestling. The modern pentathlon takes that same idea, and "modernized" it to early 20th century warfare. It consists of shooting, swimming, fencing, equestrian (horse riding) and cross country running.