heptathlon

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hep·tath·lon / hepˈta[unvoicedth]ˌlän/ • n. a track and field event, in particular one for women, in which each competitor takes part in the same prescribed seven events (100-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200-meter dash, long jump, javelin, and 800-meter run).DERIVATIVES: hep·tath·lete / -ˈta[unvoicedth]lēt/ n.

heptathlon

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heptathlon an athletic event, in particular one for women, in which each competitor takes part in the same prescribed seven events (100 metres hurdles, high jump, shot-put, 200 metres, long jump, javelin, and 800 metres).

heptathlon

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heptathlon Athletics discipline for women consisting of seven events contested over two days. See also decathlon