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Quadrathlon

Quadrathlon, also known as quadriathlon or tetrathlon, is an endurance type sport which comprises of four disciplines. The four disciplines should be done at one time; the fastest who can do it is the winner. A quadrathlon consists of swimming, kayaking, cycling, and running.

The quadrathlon can be done in any order, whichever the participant prefers. During the cold season, snowshoes and cross-country skiing usually replaces running and swimming.

There is a Quadrathlon World Cup that has been going on since 2001. It is organized by the World Quadrathlon Organization.



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