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A heptathlon is a multidisciplinary event in which competitors compete for points. The winner is the person with the most points.

There are seven disciplines; these are the 100m hurdles, high hump, shot put, 200m, long jump, javelin throw and 800m.

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There are seven sports in the heptathlon these are the 100m hurdles, high hump, shot put, 200m, long jump, javelin throw and 800m.

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