What is Heptathlon? How many different event does a Heptathlon have ?


Heptathlon is a track and field event which comprises of 7 different events.

Heptathlon is a field event comprises of seven different games. The name gets from the Greek hepta which means 7 (seven). Participants of this sports are commonly known as the heptathlete. Swapna Barman is the very 1st Indian to win the gold medal in this event.

There are two heptathlons – the women heptathlon and the men’s – made out of various occasions. The men’s event is much older and is an indoor style sport, while the ladies’ is held outside and was presented in the 1980s, first showing up in the Olympics in 1984. Both Men and women event have the different sporting events in which they have to compete 

Men’s heptathlon

The men’s indoor event comprises of the accompanying occasions, with the initial four games on the day 1, and remaining three on day two:

  • 60 Meters.
  • Long Jump.
  • Short put.
  • High Jump.
  • 60 Meters Hurdle.
  • Pole Vault.
  • 1000 Meter.
High Jump

Women Heptathlon

The women’s event comprises the accompanying occasions, with the initial four challenged on the 1 day, and the last three on day two:

  • 100 Meter Hurdles
  • High Jump
  • Short Put
  • 200 Meter
  • Long Jump
  • Javelin Throw
  • 800 Meters
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