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The pentathlon is an athletics pentathlon or Decathlon. Officially there is nowadays only indoor pentathlon for women, which in one day five track and field events are done.

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History[Edit]Edit

The origin of the Pentathlon is the Greek pentathlon. During the modern pentathlon was introduced, which held a men's Play is in 1912, 1920 and 1924. This was won byJim Thorpe in 1912 from the United States and in 1920 and 1924 by Eero Lehtonen from Finland. After Thorpe broke the amateur rules, he had to give up his gold medal to Ferdinand Reinhardt Bie from Norway, which now officially is listed as a winner. It was only in 1983 is Thorpe rehabilitated. A outdoorversie of the women's pentathlon was founded in 1924. In 1981 this is officially replaced by the heptathlon and there is only a pentathlon that indoor is practiced. Unofficially, there is a outdoorvijfkamp, both for women and men, which also have official status at masters . In the men's long jump, pentathlon from the Javelin throw200 m1500 mand discus throw . In the women's is the Pentathlon as set out in the seventies was practiced by all women: 100 m hurdleshigh jumpshot putlong jump and800 m. There is also another object pentathlon which is popular especially at the masters. This consists of hammer throwshot putdiscus throwJavelin throw and weight throw.

Current pentathlon[Edit]Edit

The indoor pentathlon for women includes:

The athletes must complete the five parts in one day. They start with 60 m hurdles, high jump, shot put in the morning. In the afternoon, then follow the long jump and 800 m.

The lines of the individual numbers are applicable. At the object numbers and the long jump, however, may only be undertaken 3 attempts instead of 6. At the running events may cause false starts the athlete 2 instead of 1. The athletes can earn points in each discipline, according to a system that is established by the IAAF for an explanation (see the article on the all-around).

Leaderboard (top 15)[Edit]Edit

Nr Athlete Country Points Date Place
1 Natalya Dobrynska [1]

Ukraine

5013 9 March 2012 Istanbul
2 Irina Belova [2]

CIS

4991 15 February 1992 Berlin
2 Carolina Klüft [3]

Sweden

4984 4 March 2005 Madrid
3 Jessica Ennis [4]

United Kingdom

4965 9 March 2012 Istanbul
4 Carolina Klüft [5]

Sweden

4948 4 March 2005 Madrid
5 Carolina Klüft [6]

Sweden

4944 March 2, 2007 Birmingham
6 Jessica Ennis [7]

United Kingdom

4937 March 13, 2010 Doha
7 Carolina Klüft [8]

Sweden

4933 14 March 2003 Birmingham
8 Kelly Sotherton [9]

United Kingdom

4927 March 2, 2007 Birmingham
9 Ekaterina Bolshova [10]

Russia

4896 7 February 2012 Moscow
10 Natalya Dobrynska [11]

Ukraine

4880 16 February 2012 Sumy
11 Tia Hellebaut [12]

Belgium

4877 February 11, 2007 Ghent
12 Tia Hellebaut [13]

Belgium

4867 March 7, 2008 Valencia
13 Svetlana Moskalets [14]

Russia

, located 3 February 1995 Chelyabinsk
14 Tatyana Chernova [15]

Russia

4 855 February 3, 2010 Penza
15 Kelly Sotherton [16]

United Kingdom

4852 March 7, 2008 Valencia

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