Triathlons are categorized by distance. Sprint triathlons typically require a **750-meter swim**, 20-kilometer bike ride and five-kilometer run. Olympic triathlons (including the NYC Triathlon) involve a 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run.

What is the standard distance for a triathlon?

- Standard distance triathlons. A standard triathlon involves a
**1.5km swim**, a 40km bike ride and a**10km run**– it’s the format at which the Brownlee brothers excel. You need to be at least 17 years old to enter.

Contents

- 1 How many meters is an Ironman swim?
- 2 How long does 750m swim take?
- 3 How many yards is a triathlon swim?
- 4 How many laps is 1km swim?
- 5 How many laps is 200 meters in a pool?
- 6 How many laps is 750 meters?
- 7 Is swimming 750m hard?
- 8 How long is a 750 meter swim?
- 9 How many laps is 1500 meters swimming?
- 10 How many laps is 1000 meters swimming?
- 11 Are most pools yards or meters?
- 12 How many laps is 50 meters in pool?
- 13 How many laps is 800 meters swimming?

## How many meters is an Ironman swim?

FYI: an Ironman swim is 2.4 miles or 3,800 meters (3.8km).

## How long does 750m swim take?

Realistically, for an open water 750m swim, we want to be under the 20 minute mark. We know that 15 minute swim times can be done by those swimming at 2:00/100m, 20 mins is broken for those swimming 2:40s or faster. This is quite a big difference, so it is worth targeting a CSS pace of 2:30/100m.

## How many yards is a triathlon swim?

vary. Olympic Distance Triathlon = Swim distance is 1.5k or approximately 1700 yards.

## How many laps is 1km swim?

I swim 1km ( 20 lengths ) a couple of times per week, freestyle and reasonable pace for a normal person (consistent 45 second-ish laps).

## How many laps is 200 meters in a pool?

Four laps / lengths of a long-course pool is simply: “a 200.”

## How many laps is 750 meters?

How many laps is 750 Meters? Down and back 15 times. Just be 100% sure you are swimming in a meter pool and not a yard pool. If it is truly a 1/2 Olympic pool it will be a meter pool.

## Is swimming 750m hard?

At first completing the 750m was tough but now I’m very confident. Try and do 1500m in the pool, it will be good for your confidence. I have improved significantly since starting. I was an ok swimmer as a kid though so It might take longer for yourself.

## How long is a 750 meter swim?

Sprint triathlon: You’ll swim about half a mile (750 meters), bike 12.4 miles (20 kilometers) and run 3.1 miles (5 kilometers). Olympic triathlon: You’ll swim 0.9 miles (1.5 kilometers), bike 24.8 miles (40 kilometers) and run 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).

## How many laps is 1500 meters swimming?

Olympic-size pools are 50 meters in length, so it takes 30 laps to reach 1,500 meters, which is 0.93 miles. It is the longest Olympic swimming event that’s not in open water. If you’re swimming in your local pool, which is usually 25 yards long, that’s 66 laps.

## How many laps is 1000 meters swimming?

You can still swim 1,000 meters in a 25-yard pool; you’ll need to swim 44 lengths of the pool instead of 40 to go the distance. If you’re swimming in a “long-course” 50-meter Olympic-sized pool, you’ll need to do 20 lengths of the pool to make up the distance.

## Are most pools yards or meters?

Most American pools are 25 yards in length and are known as short course yards pools or SCY. To understand the sets, you’ll need to add in multiples of 25.

## How many laps is 50 meters in pool?

30 Meter Pool: 1610 meters is 53.6 lengths (26.8 laps) 50 Meter Pool: 1610 meters is 32.2 lengths ( 16.1 laps )

## How many laps is 800 meters swimming?

A long course 800 m swim is 16 lengths.