decathlon definition

  • noun:
    • An athletic competition frequently limited by men which each contestant participates inside following ten track and field events: the 100-meter, 400-meter, and 1,500-meter runs; the 110-meter large obstacles; the discus and javelin punches; the shot put; the pole-vault; the high jump; additionally the long leap.
    • an athletic contest consisting of ten occasions including sprinting, hurdling, leaping, and tossing over a span of 2 days
    • a contest in science and mathematics showing talent
    • inside contemporary Olympic Games, a composite contest composed of a 100-meter run, a broad jump, placing the chance, a running high-jump, a 400-meter run, throwing the discus, a 100-meter hurdle battle, pole vaulting, tossing the javelin, and a 1500-meter run.
    • an athletic contest consisting of ten different occasions

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