Standard Types of Triathlon Distances (Miles Kilometers)
|Olympic Triathlon||0.93 mi (1.5km)||6.2 mi (10km)|
|ITU Long Course Triathlon||1.86 mi (3km)||12.4 mi (20km)|
|Half Ironman / 70.3||1.2 mi (1.9km)||13.1 mi (21.1km)|
|Ironman Triathlon||2.4 mi (3.9km)||26.2 mi (42.2km)|
How long does it take to complete a Triathalon?
- Ironman triathletes must complete the bicycle course at the World Championships in 10 hours, 30 minutes. The top women, however, will finish the bike race in about half that time.
- 1 What is a decent time for an Olympic triathlon?
- 2 What’s an average triathlon time?
- 3 How long should a 1500m swim take?
- 4 How old is Duffy?
- 5 How fast do Olympic triathletes swim?
- 6 How do you qualify for Olympic triathlon?
- 7 What is the longest Olympic swim?
- 8 How many hours a week should I train for an Olympic triathlon?
- 9 How much does Katie Ledecky make?
- 10 How old is Duffey?
What is a decent time for an Olympic triathlon?
The Olympic distance triathlon is called the Olympic distance because it’s the distance athletes race in the Olympics. Professional triathletes will complete an Olympic distance triathlon in 1:45 hours, but most amateurs will take around 2:45 hours.
What’s an average triathlon time?
Also known as a standard distance triathlon, the best athletes in the world would often complete the course in 1 hour and 50 minutes. The average triathlete on the other hand would expect to take around 3 hours. This means the swim takes around 40 minutes and the 40 km bike needs to be completed in 1 hour.
How long should a 1500m swim take?
You basically go for as many laps as you can in 30 min. While there is a debate on the true value of this swim as it’s directed by most non-TI masters coaches, if you swim at a pace of 2:00 per 100m, then you should make 1500m in 30 min.
How old is Duffy?
More to Chew On The distances essentially double—an Olympic-distance triathlon includes a 0.93-mile (1.5K) swim, a 24.8-mile (40K) bike and a 6.2-mile (10K) run. It’s just far enough to challenge you without making your training feel overwhelming.
How fast do Olympic triathletes swim?
Only 25% of the women triathletes swam under 1h12 min (or 1:54 min/100m) and 75% under 1h29 min (or 2:20 min/100m). The average Ironman swim time for men is 1h18 min (or 2:03 min/100m). Only 25% of the men triathletes swam under 1h09 min (or 1:49 min/100m) and 75% under 1h25 min (or 2:15 min/100m).
How do you qualify for Olympic triathlon?
Qualification places are awarded first through the ITU mixed relay rankings of 31 March 2020, with seven NOCs each earning four quota spots (two per gender). Three more NOCs can earn four quota spots apiece at the 2020 ITU Mixed Relay Olympic Qualification Event.
What is the longest Olympic swim?
Marathon swimming is the longest swimming event on the Olympic programme, covering 10km in open water. Lasting around two hours, the race tests swimmers’ endurance and is often decided by tenths of seconds.
How many hours a week should I train for an Olympic triathlon?
That’s three to four hours per week. Well folks, experience has told us over and over again that that’s all you need to do a sprint or a standard-distance duathlon. For the Olympic-distance triathlon, add another 1-2 hours per week.
How much does Katie Ledecky make?
How much does Katie Ledecky make a year? Thanks to her major endorsement deal with TYR, the swimwear company, Katie will make around $7 million every year for six years.
How old is Duffey?
Born and raised in Bermuda, Flora Duffy started competing in triathlon at the age of seven, moved up through the ranks of the sport and the World Triathlon Development programme to become the first woman ever to have won an Olympic and World title in the same year, and the first ever Bermudian Olympic gold medallist.