A classic contest played out in five acts: fencing, swimming, horse riding, shooting and running – with all the events taking place on the same day. Part of the Olympic Games since Stockholm 1912, modern pentathlon has men’s and women’s competitions.
Sebastian Coe predicts records will tumble on ‘very fast’ athletics track at Rio 2016 Olympic Games
“The way of the feet and hands” is the meaning of the Korean word taekwondo, a martial art included in the Olympic Games since Sydney 2000. At the Rio 2016 Games, there are four weight classes for men and women.
Masterful Murray: Samantha Murray earned Team GB's last medal of the Games with a Silver in the Women's Modern Pentathlon