Heptathlon. 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 "competition"). A competitor in a heptathlon...
Heptathlon definition is - a 7-event athletic contest; specifically : a composite contest for female athletes that consists of the 100-meter hurdles, the high jump, the shot put, the 200-meter dash, the long jump, the javelin throw, and the 800-meter...
Women first competed in the pentathlon – five disciplines – at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. This format was later replaced by the seven-event heptathlon and introduced at the 1984 Los Angeles Games. Jackie Joyner-Kersee is among the greatest...
Heptathlon, athletics competition in which contestants take part in seven different track-and-field events in two days. The events are the 100-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200-meter run, long jump, javelin throw, and 800-meter run. Learn more...
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Heptathlon is a combined event of track and field athletics which take place over two days and contested by female athletes only in outdoor competitions. However, Men’s heptathlon also takes place but as a part of indoor championships.These competitions...
The heptathlon gold medal will not return to Great Britain in 2021 as Katarina Thompson-Johnson suffered a re-injury to her right leg during the first heat of the 200m event.. In a moment of spirit and toughness, she refused help off the track and...
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European heptathlon record holder Kevin Mayer produced a dominant performance at Torun 2021, with the France star beating his nearest rival by over 230...
The heptathlon is a set of events that take course over two days measuring the key components of strength and versatility of these mega-athletes competing at the Olympics. The event's unrivalled empress is American athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who...
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