Definition of tetrathlon in English:


Line breaks: tet¦rath|lon
Pronunciation: /tɛˈtraθlɒn, -lən/

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  • A sporting contest in which each participant competes in four events, typically riding, shooting, swimming, and running.


1950s: from tetra- 'four' + Greek athlon 'contest', on the pattern of pentathlon.

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