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  1. Sprint Distance; 750 meter (.465 mi) swim, 20 kilometer (12.5 mi) bike, 5 kilometer (3.1 mi) run
  2. Intermediate (or Standard) distance; commonly referred to as the "Olympic distance": 1.5 kilometer (.93 mi) swim, 40 kilometer (25 mi) bike, 10 kilometer (6.2 mi) run
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Q: What are the distances for the sprint and olympic in triathlon?
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What is the triathlon swimming distance?

There are several standardized distances: Sprint (750 meters), Olympic (1.5 kilometers swim), the Long Course (1.9km swim), and Ultra Distance (3.9 km swim).


How long is a standard triathlon?

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


What is an Olympic triathlon?

An Olympic triathlon is (obviously) the size they do in the Olympics and is the second-shortest official-sized triathlon (it goes Sprint>Olympic>Half-Ironman>Full Ironman) They are typically a 1.5km swim followed by a 40km bike leg, and finishing off with a 10 km run.


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.


How long do you have to run in the Olympic triathlon?

The running portion of the Olympic triathlon is 10k.


When was ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships created?

ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships was created in 2010.


What is the triathlon bicycle ride distance?

It depends on the type of triathlon you are doing. The sprint distance is 20k(12mi) the Olympic distance is 40k(25mi) the Half Ironman is 90k(56mi) and the Ironman is 180k(112mi)


What event contains 3 sports?

Triathlon. Swimming, bicycle, running.... and doubtless some anorak will give you the distances for Olympic and Ironman triathlons.


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"


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.


How long do you have to bike in the triathlon?

There are many different Triathlon distances, there biking distances are as follows: Sprint Distance - Usually 10 miles (Can be as high as 20) Olympic Distance - Usually 24 miles Half Ironman - 56 miles Ironman - 112 miles The distance of each leg of the race varies on a race by race basis. Usually the distance for each leg of an event are clearly advertised anytime the name of the race is advertised.


What 3 events are usually in a triathlon?

The three sporting events that are required to complete a conventional triathlon are swimming, bicycling, and running, and they are usually performed in that order. There is some variation in triathlon distances from race to race, but the races are standardized for international and Olympic competition. The Ironman Triathlon is the most commercially recognized organization involved in sponsoring races.

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