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pentathlon

pen tath luhn

  • n  an athletic contest consisting of five different events

  • My God, the pentathlon is the ultimate competition.
  • The military pentathlon, Captain Guy Troy is fond of saying, "is the true test of a man.
  • You nailed a gold in the modern pentathlon? (That's pistol-shooting, pe fencing, swimming, horse-jumping and a run.
News & Articles

  • Pro boxers to head to Olympic Park
    London's Olympic Park will stage professional boxing in September at the Copper Box Arena, a venue that hosted handball and fencing in the modern pentathlon during last year's games.
    June 11, 2013 - Fox Sports
  • London's Olympic Park to host professional boxing
    LONDON (AP) -- London's Olympic Park will stage professional boxing in September at the Copper Box Arena, a venue that hosted handball and fencing in the modern pentathlon during last year's games.
    June 10, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • London's Olympic Park to start staging pro boxing
    LONDON (AP) -- London's Olympic Park will stage professional boxing in September at the Copper Box Arena, a venue that hosted handball and fencing in the modern pentathlon during last year's games.
    June 10, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
Quotes

  • Andrey Moiseev in Ottawa Citizen
    I have to say pentathlon has been much more stress. Shooting makes me more nervous than anything. You must focus on it mentally. I think I have more fear in this Olympics than I did in 1996. But my goal is the process of enjoying the Olympics again... Sheila Taormina http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheila_Taormina&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFhhrox0tsbhapku1M4CI09YLACHw Beijing 2008 http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.beijing2008.cn/news/sports/headlines/modernpentathlon/n214573271.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF5RdZeN-2eznWskK2PFkRq3btBKA Aug 21, 2008 73354 98178 pentathlon It was difficult for me in terms of physical effort and also in mental effort," said Moiseev. "This is a pentathlon, there is a lot of difficulty in every event. I had to use all my effort. It wasn't easy."
  • Al Capone in Boston Globe (registration)
    They have a great relationship and go back and forth in the pentathlon,Capone said. "That will be plenty of motivation for (Miley) to continue to improve."

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