heptathlon


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hep·tath·lon

 (hĕp-tăth′lən, -lŏn′)
n.
An athletic contest usually limited to women in which each contestant participates in the following seven track and field events: 200-meter and 800-meter runs, 100-meter hurdles, shot put, javelin throw, high jump, and long jump.

heptathlon

(hɛpˈtæθlɒn)
n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) an athletic contest for women in which each athlete competes in seven different events
[C20: from hepta- + Greek athlon contest]
hepˈtathlete n

hep•tath•lon

(hɛpˈtæθ lən, -lɒn)
n.
an athletic contest for women comprising seven different track-and-field events and won by the contestant amassing the highest total score.
[1975–80; hept- + (dec)athlon]

heptathlon

an athletic competition in which contestants compete for points awarded for performances in seven different track and field events, the winner being the one with the highest aggregate score. The competition, usually for women, consists of 100-meter and 800-meter runs, 100-meter hurdles, high jump, long jump, javelin throw, and shot-put. Cf. decathlon, pentathlon, triathlon.
See also: Athletics
Translations
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heptathlon

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