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Triathlon is a relatively new sport, with the first triathlon being held in 1974. The sport is composed of three disciplines: swimming, cycling and running.

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There are several varieties of competition from sprint triathlons to Ironman contests, in which the distances of each segment can differ, swimming ranges from 750m to 3.8 km, cycling 20 km-180 km, and running 5 km to 42 km.

The are some standard distances, for example the Olympic distance race includes a 1,500m swim, 40km ride and 10km running race.

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