pentathlon


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an athletic contest consisting of five different events

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I saw a pentathlon and I joined when I was 18 years old.
Hartlepool sisters Hannah and Emma Scarborough (Gateshead Harriers) were also in top form in the girls' pentathlon events.
The Secondary Pentathlon Challenge takes place on Wednesday as part of the Winter Festival of the Sainsbury's School Games.
Amie competes for West Midlands Modern Pentathlon Club and competes throughout the year in biathlons, triathlons (run, swim and shoot) and tetrathlons (run, swim, shoot and fence).
If selected, and fitness permitting, she would be a definite medal contender in the pentathlon at the World Indoors, which gets under way in Sopot on March 7.
It also includes an open pentathlon for U17 athletes.
This first-of-its-kind pentathlon will invite the participation of seven teams of five members each to promote a healthy sporting spirit to commemorate the 40th National Day of the UAE.
The final stages of the tournament witnessed fierce competition among 18 countries represented by nearly 40 athletes," Mohamed el-Demerdash Touni, president of the Egyptian Federation for the Modern Pentathlon (EFMP), said.
An MRI scan, her third since the injury occurred in mid-February, has shown improvement over the past two weeks, but not enough to risk participating in Friday's pentathlon.
Ex-World Championship pentathlon silver medallist Whyte has used collagen, a protein, to aid tissue regeneration in the past, The Sun reports.
Oregon's best bets are Brianne Theisen in the pentathlon (third) and its distance medley relay (sixth).
BRIDGEND Athletic Club's David Guest was the most successful Welsh athlete at the School International Pentathlon competition in Glasgow.
Weale's final position in Budapest did not add to his overall ranking points so he must wait to see if his performances over the last year will put him high enough up the International Modern Pentathlon Union's Olympic ranking list.
Amy Fleming took the junior girls' pentathlon title, building up an early lead.
While pondering whether the modern pentathlon is a bit outdated, the other important decision the IOC has to make this week is whether to keep the 28 sports currently on the program or, if something is dropped, what's worth adding for the 2012 Games.