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Olympic Combined Events

Many athletes are good in one event, but it takes a well-rounded athlete to even compete in the combined events. The name of each of these events, such as the decathlon, ends in "athlon", which is Greek for "contest".


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Category:Sports > Olympics
Created By:MarcM1098Aca*****




#1   In the Olympics, what two events make up the biathlon?

#2   Which of the following events is not part of the triathlon?

#3   As an Olympic event, the triathlon first appeared at the _____.

#4   The 5-event competition is called the modern pentathlon to distinguish it from the original pentathlon.

#5   The 5-event competition requires a horse.

#6   Which of the following decathlon events are not part of the heptathlon?

#7   Assuming there is no schedule conflict, the same person can compete in the heptathlon and the decathlon.

#8   What title is traditionally given to the winner of the decathlon?

#9   Both the biathlon and the triathlon are races, meaning that the contestant with the shortest total time (adjusted for penalties) is the winner.

#10   The heptathlon and the decathlon are not races; instead, the contestant with the most points wins.





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