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Most triathletes train the same way as you would usually train for a swimming competition, with a majority belonging to a swimming club

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What is triathlon?

A triathlon is an event that consists of a swim, bike and run.

Which of the sports is not part of the triathlon?

Triathlon is Swim, Bike, Run.

What is the triathlon swim distance?


You just finished your first marathon in March How long will you need to train for your first triathlon?

that depends what distance you want to do and if you can swim and bicycle at all....

What is a sprint triathlon?

A sprint triathlon is just a certain distance of triathlon. It is made up of a 750m swim, 20k bike, and 5k run.

What is an evernt where athlets swim run and bike?


How many kilometers do you have to swim in a half Triathlon?

there's no such thing as a "half" triathlon. If you mean a Half-Ironman, 1.9k

What is triathlon's swimming length?

It depends on what the Triathlon is...Sprint Distance is usually a swim of about a half mile (0.47). Olympic or International Distance is a swim of about one mile (0.93). Then there is the half-Ironman (70.3) or Long Distance Triathlon as they are sometimes referred to which has a swim of 1.2 miles. Then the ultimate Triathlon that many work toward which is the full Ironman distance and that has a swim of 2.4 miles.

How many yards is the swim in an international triathlon?

2.4 miles. Do the math.

How many miles are in an half triathlon?

Any Swim/Bike/Run Race is considered a Triathlon. I believe this is a reference to the Half Ironman Triathlon. This is a 70.3 miles race, consisting of 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, and a 13.1 mile (Half Marathon) run.

What is the Average swim time in a triathlon?

2km to 4km,depending of the distance focus

How long is the swim in an olympic triathlon?

1500 meters roughly .9 miles

How long is a standard triathlon?

A sprint triathlon is 800 meter swim, 12.4 mile bike, and 3.1 mile olympic distance is double that.

What the junior triathlon swim distance?

For the Youth F1 Triathlon the swimming distance is 250-400 meters, and for the Elite Developmental Race it is 750 meters

Swimming Workouts for Triathlon Training?

Yes, if you would like to prepare for a triathlon you should look into a couple of different workouts. You will want to try Sprint Triathlon Swim workouts if the swimming is what you need the most help in.

What events and distances comprises the Chicago Triathlon?

The Chicago triathlon includes a 1.5 kilometer swim, a 40 kilometer cycle race and a 10 kilometer run.

Should I use Alpine Fitness to help me train for a triathlon?

Alpine Fitness seems like a great way to train for an upcoming triathlon. It will be able to give you the guidance and motivation you need to get in top shape.

What is the Definition of a triathlon?

Tri - Means Three Athlon - Means Competition A Triathlon literally refers to any competition of three sports/activities. However, it has linked with the Swim/Bike/Run competition, that goes by the name "Triathlon".

What do you wear in a triathlon?

a swimming costume and put on a tshirt after the swim, or a trisuit if you do it a lot (like me!!)

What is the order of the sports in triathlon?

usually swim-bike-run but it can differ depending on the race.

What are the 3 events of triathlon?

Triathlon can actually refer to a competition of any three sports/activities. However, it has become commonly associated with the Swim-Bike-Run competition.

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 probably the most popular. This is a 750m swim, followed by a 20k cycle and finishing with a 5k run. The longest is the IronMan triathlon. this is a 3.8k swim, 180k bike ride and finishing with a marathon. Check this link for more details on the set distances for each race type.

What is the distance of each event in an olympic triathlon?

swim= 1.5km ride= 40km run=10km

How do olympic swimmers train?

they swim and they swim a lot

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 the sport of triathlon (Swim + Bike + Run). Amongst the triathlon community, there are no standard distances for a mini triathlon; however, the distances would be on the order of: Swim (100 yds to 1/4 mile) Bike (6 miles to 12 miles) Run (1 mile to 3 miles) There are some generally accepted standard triathlon distances for longer events: Iron Distance (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run) Half Iron Distance (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run) Olympic Distance (1.5 km swim, 40 km bike, 10 km run) A mini-triathlon may also be labelled, "Super-sprint", "sprint", "try-a-tri", "give it a tri"