Translation of pentathlon in Spanish:

pentathlon

pentatlón, n.

Pronunciation: /pɛnˈtæθlən//pɛnˈtaθlɒn//pɛnˈtæθ(ə)ˌlɑn//pɛnˈtaθlən/

noun

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    pentatlón masculine
    • Two years later the ancient pentathlon was established in Greece.
    • The 1912 Olympics in Stockholm are best remembered for Jim Thorpe's world record successes in the most demanding track and field events, the pentathlon and the decathlon.
    • Thorpe was the sensation of the 1912 Stockholm Olympics and won the pentathlon and decathlon gold medals by huge margins.
    • They show particular eminence in fencing, wrestling, pentathlon, swimming and canoeing.
    • She watched as pupils competed in a pentathlon on the school field, before presenting awards to pupils judged to be either the best sportsperson, most improved sportsperson or most sportsmanlike pupil in their class.
    • You should have had Thorpe, the winner of the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics who also played Major League Baseball from 1913 to 1919.
    • American Indian athlete Jim Thorpe was the most outstanding, winning the track & field, pentathlon and decathlon.
    • After winning the pentathlon at the Olympic Games, probably in 444 BC, he went on to write one of the first training manuals.
    • Nordic skiing is the one common denominator to all winter duathlons, triathlons, quadrathlons and pentathlons - some freestyle, some classic, some with a leg of each.
    • If pentathlon loses its Olympic status, its supporters argue, the sport will wither and die.
    • Baseball might be right up with pentathlon and synchronised swimming among sports of dubious Olympian pedigree.
    • The guys who were best at the pentathlon wouldn't be the best at the specialty events, but people would admire their versatility and great skill.
    • But it was during his sophomore year in high school after meeting a pentathlon athlete that he first took a hard look at his own possibilities in the sport.
    • She won a gold medal in the pentathlon event at the 1972 Munich games.
    • Even if you managed to meet these requirements, there were still only a limited number of sports to compete in; foot races, discus, javelin, long jump, wrestling, boxing, the pentathlon and equestrian events.
    • The first Olympic victor in the long jump was Lampis of Sparta, who in 708 B.C. won the pentathlon - a contest consisting of five separate events, including the long jump.
    • Mary Peters, 1972 Olympic champion in the pentathlon, the forerunner of the heptathlon, describes her, wonderfully, as ‘part gazelle, part kangaroo’.
    • He would recover, though, and go on to win the silver medal in the pentathlon at the 1996 Olympics.
    • It's not including her numerous medals and trophies for triathlons, pentathlons and track and field events.
    • The regional project has challenged pupils to construct a ‘mechanical athlete’ that will compete in a mechanical pentathlon.