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How far is a triathlon?

1500 meters swim, then 40 km bike then 10 km run. It varies depending on whether it is a sprint, olympic, half-ironman, ironman, or a specialized Xterra triathlon. The ironman (MORE)
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What is a triathlon?

Triathlon is an pastime that mixes swimming, biking, and walking inone occasion. The Olympic, or "standard" distance in triathlon is a1500 meter swim, forty kilometer bike, an (MORE)
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What is a mini triathlon?

A mini triathlon is shorter (in terms of overall distance) event that is designed to allow new triathletes to better their skills, or to encourage fitness enthusiasts to try t (MORE)

Where did the triathlon get its start?

From Wikipedia (not copyrighted material): Triathlon is consideredby some to have its beginnings in 1920s France. According totriathlon historian and author Scott Tinley , the (MORE)

What does the triathlon include?

A Triathlon includes swimming, cycling and running, with a timed transition in between each. There are multiple distances for triathlon. Sprint distance being the shortest is (MORE)
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Which events are in the triathlon?

The triathlon is a multidisciplinary race. Swimming, followed bycycling and finally a run. All three are timed and the 'transition'period in between each discipline is also ti (MORE)
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What happens in triathlon?

It's a type of competition where the winner is determined by best overall score in 3 events combined to get the best athlete overall not just the best in any one particular ev (MORE)

Was triathlon in the Olympics?

The 2000 Summer Olympics was the first official appearance of the triathlon in the Olympics. The 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympics have all been identical to the first in distance (MORE)