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Triathalon

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Triathalons first became popular in France in the 1920's and 30's. They are sequences of athletic events: swimming, bicycling and running, over various distances. Really strenuous triathalons, called the Ironman, include a 2.4 mile swim, an 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run.

  1. 1. What sport is NOT part of a triathalon?
    1. a. Tennis
    2. b. Bicycling
    3. c. Weight lifting
  2. 2. What is the water sport in a triathalon?
    1. a. Swimming
    2. b. Diving
    3. c. Treading water
  3. 3. How long can a run in a triathalon be?
    1. a. 13 miles
    2. b. 26 miles
    3. c. 6 miles