World Triathlon is the international governing body for the multi-sport disciplines of triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon and other nonstandard variations. World Triathlon hosts the top-level international race series the ITU World Triathlon Series and the ITU Triathlon World Cup. Triathlon made its Olympic debut at the 2000 Games in Sydney. At Rio 2016, Paratriathlon made its Paralympic debut with six medal events; three men’s and three women’s. For Tokyo 2020, the Team Mixed Relay event was added to the Olympic Games for the first time.
In October 2020, the organisation officially adopted its new identity of World Triathlon, in order to better serve the development of the sport in all its forms in the clearest possible way. It continues to be the only organisation that can award the titles of World Triathlon Champions.
World Triathlon is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland
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