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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An athletic contest that is a long-distance race consisting of three phases (as swimming, bicycling, and running).

Usage examples (34)
  • But participation in triathlon diminishes with length.
  • But triathlon is all about endurance, and Reback outlasted the rest of the field for a silver medal.
  • Susan Williams, the least heralded of the three U.S. women in the triathlon, is the only medalist, taking bronze.
  • The triathlon is a single, continuous race in which athletes swim 1,500 meters, bike 40 kilometers and run 10 kilometers. for more
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