Para Triathlon made its debut on the Paralympic programme at Rio 2016.
Athletes compete in three disciplines: 750m of Swimming, 20km of Cycling followed by a final 5km run.
For the Cycling section of the race, athletes may use a tandem bicycle, handcycle or bicycle, while a wheelchair may be used for the final 5km run to the finish line.
Rules ensure that athletes who have visual impairments can be assisted by a guide without giving the athletes any unfair disadvantages.
British athletes currently use the same classification system at both national and international level, which consists of six classifications.
However, due to para-Triathlon’s newly acquired status as a Paralympic sport, it is likely that over the next two years the sport will adapt the classification system in agreement with the ITU and the IPC.
27 June 2019
Cashmore takes World Paratriathlon Series gold ahead of Steadman in Montreal
17 May 2019
Reid bags bronze on return as Jones-Hall wins Yokohama gold
28 April 2019
Moore and Peasgood too good for rivals in Milan
27 October 2018
Swim star Richter shines on international para triathlon debut
24 October 2018
Swimming star Richter ready for paratriathlon challenge
14 September 2018