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The meaning of Pentathlons

penˈtæθ.lɒn

Pentathlons – definition

noun

An athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor, in particular (also modern pentathlon ) an event involving fencing, shooting, swimming, riding, and cross-country running.

noun

An athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor, in particular (also modern pentathlon) an event involving fencing, shooting, swimming, riding, and cross-country running.

Usage examples:

Thorpe was the sensation of the 1912 stockholm olympics and won the pentathlon and decathlon gold m…
noun

An olympic sport that includes five events: swimming, fencing (= fighting with long thin swords), showjumping (= riding horses over fences), and cross-country running (= running a long distance in the countryside) combined with shooting

Usage examples:

The pentathlon was created by the international olympic committee's founder baron pierre de coubert…

Pentathlons translation into English

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五项全能

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Vijfkampen, Vijfkamp

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Pentathlons, Pentathlon

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Fünfkampf

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पेंटाथलॉन

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Pentathlon, Pentatlon

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5종 경기, 오종 경기

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Пятиборье

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Pentatlones, Pentatlón

Word origin

early 17th century (denoting the original five events of leaping, running, discus-throwing, spear-throwing, and wrestling): from Greek, from pente ‘five’ + athlon ‘contest’.

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