hexathlon


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hexathlon

(hɛkˈsæθlən)
n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) an athletic contest consisting of six different events
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The Hexathlon puts the contestants through their paces
We ended up giving the non-phthalates a grueling extreme "hexathlon" of 6 tests, as opposed to a mere triathlon.
There was one clear world-class winner of the "hexathlon" PETV, which set several new performance records.
In Junior III, for the period 2003-2012 in the competition calendar, at the National Championship (J.III N.C.), the pentathlon was registered as combined event, consisting of: high jump; 200m sprint; long jump with a sprint; weight throw and 800m endurance running and in 2013, the combined sample, in this category, was changed from the pentathlon into hexathlon in the outdoor competition season.
--in the hexathlon, the arithmetic mean of the general score recorded a value of 3820 points, with a maximum of 3939 points and a minimum of 3659 points.
--in the hexathlon, the arithmetic mean of the general score recorded a value of 2822,33 points, with a maximum of 2961 points and a minimum of 2727 points.
--in the hexathlon, the arithmetic mean of the general score recorded a value of 2549,50 points, with a maximum of 2729 points and a minimum of 2370 points.
One pattern for the pentathlon and one for the hexathlon, each with three levels: an initial, an intermediate and a final (table no.
--from 2003 to 2012 inclusively, the competition program consisted in the combined event of five events (pentathlon) in girls and of seven events (heptathlon) in boys and from 2013 to 2015, of six events (hexathlon) in girls and of eight events (octathlon) in boys, therefore the design was changed by the Romanian Athletics Federation regarding training at this age, namely introducing the hexathlon and octathlon as combined events since 2013;
In summary, giving a point for the best result in each "event" of the "hexathlon", an overall, combined ranking for T2 appears to score 4 points, and for M2a, 2 points.
Anna Rowe is a highly talented multievent athlete, who is currently the England Under-15 indoor pentathlon and outdoor hexathlon champion.