Triathlon is an athletic event consisting of swimming, cycling and running over various distances.

In most modern triathlons, these events are placed back-to-back in immediate sequence and a competitor's official time includes the time required between the individual legs of the race, including any time necessary for changing clothes and shoes.

Triathlon was incorporated into the Asian Games in 2006.



Abu Dhabi wins bid to host 2022 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final
22 Sep 2018

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 22, 2018: Abu Dhabi will host the 2022 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final. More than 7,000 triathletes are expected to compete in Abu Dhabi after the International Triathlon Union .....

Tokyo 2020 triathlon test event confirmed for August 2019
20 Sep 2018

Tokyo, Japan, September 20, 2018: The International Triathlon Union and the Japanese Triathlon Union have announced the dates for the 2019 Test Event for the Tokyo 2020 Games – World Olympic Qualification Event.