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What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

Who ended the ancient olympic games

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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.


How long are triathlons?

The Olympic distance is a 1.5 kilometer swim, 40 kilometer bike, and 10 kilometer run. That translates roughly to .9 mile swim, 24.5 mile bike, and 6.2 mile run. They can range from as small as a 500 swim 12 mile bike 3 mile run, called a sprint triathlon, to a race with a 2.5 mile swim 112 mile bike and a marathon (26.2 miles), which is the Ironman.


What is Fastest time for the mile run in the Olympics?

There is no mile run in the Olympics. so the answer is: there is no fastest time. The closest event to the mile run in the Olympics is the 1,500 meter run. The women's Olympic record in the 1,500 meters is 3:53.96 by Paula Ivan of Romania at the 1988 Games in Seoul. The men's Olympic record in the 1,500 meters is 3:32.53 by Sebastian Coe of Great Britain at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.


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 is 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and a 26 mile run.


What sporting achievements were extraordinary?

There have been a number of extraordinary sporting achievements. These include Roger Bannister breaking the 4 minute mile, Michael Phelps winning 22 Olympic medals in swimming events, and Tara Lipinski winning a gold Olympic Medal in figure skating at the age of 14.

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