Triathlon explained

Find out everything you need to know about triathlon at London 2012 - from the rules of the sport, to the course it will feature in, to the equipment required.

For people of all ages and abilities wanting to take part, there are approximately 750 triathlon clubs in the United Kingdom. Many clubs offer taster sessions for people interested in taking up the sport.

Visit the London 2012 schedule and results page on the BBC Sport website to find out details of when the Olympic triathlon events are taking place, and where you can watch them.

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