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
3) long jump
4) javelin throw
5) discus throw
As indicated by the prefix penta-, there are five events in a pentathlon.
A pentathlonis a contest featuring five different events. The name is derived from Greek: combining the words pente(five) and -athlon(competition) (Greek: πένταθλον).
Fencing, freestyle swimming, middle distance running, equestian, and shooting.
There are five different events in a pentathlon. The modern pentathlon in the Olympics includes freestyle swimming, fencing, show jumping, pistol shooting, and 3200 meter cross country race..
The sport that had a combination of five events was the pentathlon
leaping, wrestling, foot racing, discus throwing, and casting the javelin
There are five sports in a pentathlon. The modern-day pentathlon has events in shooting, swimming, fencing, equestrian and cross country running.
The ancient Greek pentathlon consisted of five events: discus, javelin, long jump, a foot-race which was most likely a stade long, and wrestling. Of these five events, the first three belonged solely to the pentathlon while running and wrestling were also separate events in and of themselves.
A sport including five (5) events is called a Pentathlon.
From the Greek "penta" meaning five, this is called the Pentathlon.
Jumping, Running, Javelin, Discus, Wrestling,
Wrestling, lung jump, sprint, discus, javelin.
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.
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.
Long Jump Shotput 1500m 110 hurdles high jump
The stade race, a race of approximately 200 meters, was the only event competed at the first Olympics in 776 BC. Wrestling and pentathlon were added in 708 BC. The five events of the ancient pentathlon were wrestling, discus, javelin, running, and jumping. Boxing was added in 688 BC and chariot racing was added in 680 BC.
The long-jump , the discus throw , the javelin throw , wrestling and a foot race .
"Deca" means "ten" so in the Olympic Decathlon there are 10 events. Similarly "penta" means "five" so a Pentathlon has 5 events.