The triathlon originated in the 1920's in Greek. The opponents compete for the fastest runner, cycler, and/or swimmer.No No headphones in any part of the race, no glass You can't receive assistance of any kind other than the help provided by the race organizers. It is the athlete’s responsibility to know the course at all times. You may leave the course at any time, but must re-enter the course at the same location. 2,500 people compete for the iron man triathlon in Ireland. There is no specific time for a triathlon because it all depends on how fast the competitors are. The scoring for a triathlon in Ireland is the same as in the U.S.A. They are scored on how fast you complete the swimming, running, and cycling races.
Some basic tactics for the triathlons in Ireland are organization, development, participation, membership, and performance. Some penalties are illegal position, passing, overtaken, drafting, or blocking. Some of the equipment they use are wet suits, goggles, hats, racing bike a helmet, running shoes, and a tri-suit. There are 11 different leagues for the Ireland triathlon. There are super sprints, a sprint, standard, middle, long, cross, para triathlons, mixed team relays, duathlons, aquathlons, and aqua bike distances.
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