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tri·ath·lon

 (trī-ăth′lən, -lŏn′)
n.
An athletic contest in which participants compete without stopping in three successive events, usually long-distance swimming, bicycling, and running.

triathlon

(traɪˈæθlɒn)
n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) an athletic contest in which each athlete competes in three different events: swimming, cycling, and running
[C20: from tri- + Greek athlon contest]
ˌtriˈathlete n

tri•ath•lon

(traɪˈæθ lɒn)

n.
1. an athletic contest comprising three consecutive events, usu. swimming, bicycling, and distance running, and won by the contestant finishing the entire contest in the least time.
2. a women's track-and-field competition comprising the 100-meter dash, high jump, and shot put.
[1970–75; tri- + (dec) athlon]

triathlon

an intense aerobic endurance competition, typically, in its longest form, consisting of a 2.4-mile ocean swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride, and a 26.2-mile marathon run, the winner being the one to finish all three events in the least time.
See also: Athletics
Translations

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