As indicated by the prefix penta-, there are five events in a pentathlon.
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..
There are five sports in a pentathlon. The modern-day pentathlon has events in shooting, swimming, fencing, equestrian and cross country running.
The sport that had a combination of five events was the pentathlon
leaping, wrestling, foot racing, discus throwing, and casting the javelin
The modern pentathlon is made up of, in order: Shooting (pistol) Fencing (épée) Swimming (200m freestyle)Show jumping Cross-country running (3000m).
A pentathlonis a contest featuring five different events. The name is derived from Greek: combining the words pente(five) and -athlon(competition) (Greek: πένταθλον).
The modern pentathlon includes five events: pistol shooting, fencing, 200 m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a 3 km cross-country run.