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(1) In track and field, a race run for a distance of 3,000 m; held in a stadium, on a 400-m-long track with various obstacles. There are five hurdles, measuring 91.4 cm in height, one of which is placed before a stretch of water.
(2) In equestrian sports, a race held on a course 4,000–7,000 m long, with a maximum of 30 complex stationary obstacles; for horses four years old and older.