(athletics) An athletic contest comprising seven events; contested mostly by women, for whom this is an Olympic sport.
An ancient athletics discipline, featuring five events: stadion, wrestling, long jump, javelin and discus
A heptathlon is a track and field combined events contest made up of seven events. The name derives from the Greek επτά (hepta, meaning “seven”) and ἄθλος (áthlos, or ἄθλον, áthlon, meaning ).
(athletics) Modern pentathlon.
A fivefold athletic performance peculiar to the great national games of the Greeks, including leaping, foot racing, wrestling, throwing the discus, and throwing the spear.
In the modern Olympic Games, a composite contest made up of a running broad jump, throwing the javelin, a 200-meter run, throwing the discus, and a 1500-meter run.
an athletic contest consisting of five different events
A pentathlon is a contest featuring five events. The name is derived from Greek: combining the words pente (five) and -athlon (competition) (Greek: πένταθλον).