Paratriathlete Hailey Danz competing on her bike during the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Hailey Danz during the cycling portion of the paratriathlon at the Paralympic Games Rio 2016

 

The sport of paratriathlon made its Paralympic Games debut in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Paratriathlon features the disciplines of swimming, cycling and running. At the Paralympic Games, athletes will compete in a sprint distance race, which includes a 750m swim, 20km bike and 5km run.

 

The U.S. Paratriathlon Team and the day-to-day operations of the high performance program are overseen by USA Triathlon, the National Governing Body for paratriathlon the United States.

 

To learn more about paratriathlon, visit USA Triathlon's website or contact USA Triathlon. Find a local program in your community by visiting the Paralympic Resource Network.