Triathlon is one of the most exciting sporting events at the Olympics. Triathlon is an endurance testing multi-sport race that includes swimming, cycling and running. The objective of athletes is to complete the circuit in the fastest possible time. Triathlon has been part of the Olympics since the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Triathlon is governed by the International Triathlon Union. If you are interested to know more information regarding Triathlon at Tokyo Olympics, then do read the article below.
Triathlon Events at Tokyo Olympics 2021
Since the introduction of the game in the Olympics, Triathlon has had two gold medal events. This includes men’s Triathlon and Women’s Triathlon. But at the Tokyo Olympics, a third event will also be introduced – Mixed Relay. In the mixed relay, two men and two women will participate. The participants will complete the standard circuit of 1.5 km swimming, 40 km of cycling and 10 km running before tagging their partner.
- Men’s Triathlon
- Women’s Triathlon
- Mixed Relay Triathlon
Triathlon Summer Olympics 2021 Schedule
Triathlon is an endurance testing sport and it makes the sport entertaining. The Triathlon event will take place from 26th July to 31st July. The event will take place at Odaiba Marine Park. The Men’s Triathlon event will start the proceedings on 26th July while women’s will compete on 27th July. The mixed relay will take place on 31st July.
Mon 26 July 6:30 – 9:00
- Men’s Victory Ceremony
Tue 27 July 6:30 – 9:05
- Women’s Victory Ceremony
Sat 31 July 7:30 – 9:25
- Mixed Relay
- Mixed Relay Victory Ceremony
Tokyo Olympics 2021 Triathlon Medal Winners
Did you miss the Triathlon event? Well, now the highlights will be released by the Olympics channel. But till then, the table below will guide you to know who won today in the Triathlon event. Check out the table which discusses the gold, silver and bronze medal winners.
Which Country has most Olympic (Gold, Silver, Bronze) Medals in Triathlon
The Tokyo Olympics 2021 will be the fifth Olympics for the Triathlon sporting event. The winners of the Tokyo Olympics will be out on 31st July but before that let’s see which country has dominated the event in the past.
As per the below table, Great Britain and Switzerland share the top spot with a total of 5 medals which include 2 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals. They are followed by Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
|1||Great Britain (GBR)||2||1||2||5|
|4||New Zealand (NZL)||1||1||1||3|
|7||United States (USA)||1||0||1||2|
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