American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An athletic contest in which participants compete without stopping in three successive events, usually long-distance swimming, bicycling, and running.
- tri- + (dec)athlon. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But participation in triathlon diminishes with length.”
“Principle 4 – “Racing”: The fastest path to both physican and mental domination in Ironman triathlon is to race and compete in triathlons during your build-up to the big day.”
“Reed, ex-water polo Olympian Ertel win triathlon trials”
“Reed, ex-water polo Olympian Ertel win triathlon trials - USATODAY. com”
“The triathlon is a single, continuous race in which athletes swim 1,500 meters, bike 40 kilometers and run 10 kilometers.”
“Susan Williams, the least heralded of the three U.S. women in the triathlon, is the only medalist, taking bronze.”
“The women's triathlon is Wednesday in the coastal municipality of Vouliagmeni, and it starts with a 0. 9-mile swim in the choppy waters of the Mediterranean Sea.”
“But triathlon is all about endurance, and Reback outlasted the rest of the field for a silver medal.”
“The issue opens with an in-depth look at the man some call triathlon's greatest villain, others it's virtuoso: former ITU president Les McDonald.”
“Here in New York City the action was both awkward and three-fold, in that it came in the form of a "triathlon"--specifically the Nautica New York City Triathlon.”
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