modern pentathlon


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modern pentathlon

n.
An athletic contest first held at the 1912 Olympics in which each participant competes in five events (running, swimming, horseback riding, fencing, and pistol shooting), with the running and shooting events now combined as a single event.

modern pentathlon

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) an athletic contest consisting of five different events: horse riding with jumps, fencing with electric épée, freestyle swimming, pistol shooting, and cross-country running

mod′ern pentath′lon


n.
an athletic contest comprising a freestyle swim, a cross-country run, an equestrian steeplechase, épée fencing, and pistol shooting.
[1940–45]
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LAHORE -- The General Council meeting of Pakistan Modern Pentathlon Federation (PMPF) here on Thursday approved ambitious activity programme for the overall development of the game in the country.
Egyptian pentathlete Amro El-Geziry made a historical win as the top player in the Modern Pentathlon games, through achieving an advanced place in the game this year.
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COVENTRY teenager Paris Allen made a highly impressive bow for Great Britain in the modern pentathlon youth international at Solihull's Tudor Grange Leisure Centre.
Sports Reporter/Doha Christopher Patte of France came with his best-ever performance to win the Champion of Champions title in the Modern Pentathlon event held at the Al Shaqab Arena yesterday.
GREAT BRITAIN narrowly missed out on a medal on the final day of the Modern Pentathlon World Championships, coming home fifth in the men's relay in Kaohsiung.
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