Triathlon

Introduction to Triathlon


Triathlon pushes its competitors to the limits in three different sports: Swimming, cycling and running. Each sport requires the the competitor to be in peak physical condition and with three such individual sports it calls on the athlete to commit to a training schedule that is second to none. The Olympic distance triathlon, which is one of the 28 Olympic sports, consists of: 1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running. For contact details of Triathlon Ireland please click on Full story

Reid 8th at Triathlon World Cup

Aileen Reid was back to her best with a top 10 finish at the London leg of the World Triathlon Series at the weekend. The Derry native has been getting better as the season progresses following an interrupted winters training. Today’s 8th place finish is her best result of the season and an encouraging sign […]

World Triathlon Series in London

4 Irish triathletes will take part in the 4th round of the World Triathlon Series this Saturday as the global series touches down in London’s Hyde Park. 67 men and 66 women will do battle over a sprint distance course comprising of a 1-lap 750 meter swim, 4-lap 20km bike and 2-lap 5km run. The […]

Reid and Shaw 22nd in Japan

There was fierce competition at the opening race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification period in Yokohama, Japan at the weekend.   Aileen Reid got off to a super start in the 3rd round of the World Triathlon Series as she came out of the water in a brilliant 5th position, ideally placed for the […]

European Games Baku 2015 Sport Qualification Systems

We are pleased to attach the Sports Qualification Documents (version 1.0) for 16 of the sports which are confirmed for the inaugural European Games in Baku 2015. These documents may be liable to some small changes and clarifications by the European Federations and we will inform you of these as they happen. Update: Please click […]

Silver lining for Reid

Aileen Reid produced a fantastic performance at the weekend to win silver at the World triathlon champions grand final.  She did so on the London olympic triathlon course where she had crashed out of contention on last summer. It started out with a fast swim in the Serpentine lake, where Aileen was 5th after the opening 750m […]

World Cup Silver for Aileen Reid

Aileen Reid claimed a brilliant silver at the Tiszaujvaros World Cup in Hungary, her first World Cup podium of the season.   Reid safely negotiated Saturday’s semi final with a controlled effort which saw her finish 5th and well inside the top 14 who would automatically progress from each heat.   Sunday’s elite women’s race […]

Reid climbs world series rankings

Aileen Reid dipped under the hour for a 12th place finish at the Hamburg leg of the World Triathlon Series. 250,000 spectators turned out to cheer on home favourite and eventual winner Anne Haug who sprinted clear in the final 800 meters. Ireland’s top ranked triathlete Aileen Reid was looking for a fast start, hoping […]

Irish duo set for World Triathlon Series

Top Irish triathletes Aileen Reid and Bryan Keane are set to race the Yokohama leg of the World Triathlon Series this weekend.   In previous years the Yokohama course has been infamous for its hot and humid conditions however this weekend may suit the Irish competitors with temperatures set to be a pleasant 20 degrees. […]

Keane’s World Cup Silver

Bryan Keane claimed his first World Cup podium in Ishigaki, Japan despite crashing on the bike while fellow Irishman Conor Murphy also hit the tarmac but got back up to finish 14th. The podium finish was just deserts for Keane who suffered bad luck last weekend at the Auckland World Triathlon Series where he was […]

Triathlon Ireland Coaching Series

Triathlon Ireland has announced the launch of a new coaching initiative starting in January 2013. The aim of the programme is to deliver a progressive series of workshops that offer a high level of learning around all areas of performance endurance sport. Delegates will be presented with the most up to date material, detailed training plans and […]
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