Triathlon is an endurance sport involving three disciplines — swimming, cycling and running. It starts with a swim, followed by a bicycle ride and completed by a run, over stipulated distances. There may be triathlon with the disciplines completed in another order, but there cannot be a break between disciplines.
Goa Triathlon is a team and individual event that is going to be held at Bambolim Beach, close to the state capital Panaji. It has two categories:
1. Olympic Triathlon:
- Swimming for 1.5 kms
- Cycling for 40 kms
- Running for 10 kms
2. Super Sprint Triathlon:
- Swimming for 400mtrs
- Cycling for 10 kms
- Running for 2.5 kms
Modes of Participation:
Team Participation: (Olympic Triathlon Category only) In order to participate in Team, you need a team of a swimmer, a biker and a runner, each of which does his or her own thing. However, one can also participate alone.
Individual Participation: If you are made of steel, go for the individual TRI-OOMPH and do all three by your own-some lonesome. This category will bring forward India’s best Tri-athlete.
Time and Venue
The venue is going to be Bambolim Beach and the event will take place on Sunday, 21st February 2016. It will start at 6:30am and will end at 12:30pm