Meaning of quadrathlon in English:

quadrathlon

noun

  • Any of various athletic or sporting contests in which competitors take part in four successive events, usually running, swimming, cycling, and canoeing.

Pronunciation

quadrathlon

/kwɒdˈraθlən/ /kwɒdˈraθlɒn/

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Post-Standard. From quadri- + ancient Greek ἆθλον contest, after pentathlon, decathlon, etc.