Multi-talented athletes kick off Masters events

MEDALS in the pentathlon, heptathlon and decathlon will be decided at this weekend's start to the Oceania Masters Games in Bendigo.

Athletes from near and far will converge on the La Trobe University Bendigo athletics complex in Flora Hill.

The Masters athletes will contest the five-discipline pentathlon, seven-event hepathlon, or 10-discipline decathlon.

Athletics Bendigo multi-event titles will be decided Saturday and Sunday.

Competition starts at 8.30am both days at the Retreat Road complex. 

The Masters is on from January 4 to 12 and includes walks and cross-country runs.  

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