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Triathlon

FROM : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triathlon

Name Swim Bicycle Run Notes
Kids of Steel 100–750  m 5–15 km 1–5 km Distances vary with age of athlete. See: Ironkids
Novice (Australia) 300 m 8 km 2 km Distances vary, but this is a standard Novice distance course in Australia.
Super Sprint 400 m
(0.25  mi)
10 km
(6.2  mi)
2.5 km
(1.5 mi)
Distances vary, but this is a standard Super Sprint course.
Novice (Europe) 400 m
(0.25  mi)
20 km
(12.4 mi)
5 km
(3.1  mi)
Distances vary somewhat, but this is a standard novice/fitness distance course in Europe.
Sprint 750 m
(0.47 mi)
20 km
(12.4 mi)
5 km
(3.1  mi)
For pool-based races a 400m swim is common. The sprint distance is the fastest growing triathlon race distance in the United States[citation needed]
Olympic 1.5 km
(0.93  mi)
40 km
(24.8  mi)
10 km
(6.2  mi)
Also known as "international distance", "standard course", or "short course"
ITU-Long Distance (O2) 3.0 km
(1.86 mi)
80 km
(49.6 mi)
20 km
(12.4 mi)
Double Olympic Distance[5]
ITU-Long Distance (O3) 4.0 km
(2.49 mi)
120 km
(74.6 mi)
30 km
(18.6 mi)
So-called triple Olympic Distance[5], distance of the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in 2008, originally the distance of the Nice triathlon
Half 1.9 km
(1.2  mi)
90 km
(56  mi)
21.09 km
(13.1  mi)
Also known as "middle distance", 70.3, or "half-ironman".
Full 3.8 km
(2.4  mi)
180 km
(112  mi)
42.2 km
(26.2  mi) marathon
Also known as "long distance" or "Ironman Triathlon".[6]