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How many events are in a pentathlon?

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Answered 2010-07-05 07:32:25

The Pentathlon consists of 5 events and in the following order: 1) Long Jump 2) Javelin 3) 200 meters 4) Discus 5) 1500 meters, points are given for each even, the highest total number of points determines the winner.

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