It means a sport where three branches are done together. These branches are swimming, cycling and running one after the other.
It means a sport where three branches are done together. These branches are swimming, cycling and running one after the other. As soon as the athlete finishes the distance of each branch, he enters the change area and starts the other branch, on the condition of following certain rules, in order to wear his clothes in accordance with the rules. In other words, it is not enough for the athlete to be successful in only one branch, he also has to do the trainings of other branches and to work the muscle groups. In addition, he has to maintain both his energy and stamina by keeping his tactical and technical level at the highest level.
In the swimming step, the athlete can swim in any style, not with a certain swimming style. In triathlon, swimming is 1.5 kilometers, cycling is 40 kilometers and running is 10 kilometers.
Triathlon, which was started to be performed in Alanya for the first time in Turkey in 1991, is a sport that measures endurance. The Triathlon race, in which 120 athletes from 13 countries participated for the first time in 1991, created a new excitement in Alanya. Triathlon athletes have been trained in Alanya since then. Alanya offers many opportunities in terms of sports. This contributes especially to young people to be intertwined with sports. Triathlon is also a valuable sport for the development of the person. The athlete doing triathlon must be good in all 3 branches. The arrangement of the races also directs the athletes to work.
The protocol envisaging that the Triathlon European Stars Championship and the Paratriathlon World Cup, which are planned to be held in 2021, will be held on September 29-October 2, 2021 has been signed.
With this planned race, it will be the 30th anniversary of the triathlon races held in Alanya.