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Australia Just Won Gold In The Most Challenging AF Event At Rio

Much more variety than ancient pentathlon, plus the added handicap of clothes.

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Aussie Chloe Esposito has won gold at Rio in an event few Australians have even heard of.

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Esposito began the final event in seventh place. She finished in 12 minutes, 10.19 seconds to end with1,372 points, a new Olympic record.

Pentathlon has been an Olympic sport since the games began in 708 BC: the ancient variety featured wrestling, discus, javelin, long jump and the stadion – a sprint of 180m.

Vandaag starten de Olympische Spelen. Terug naar de basis: hier een verspringer, discuswerper en speerwerpers

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Which totally slay discus, javelin and long jump etc.

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