Triathlon at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Triathlon
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Triathlon pictogram.svg
Venue Vouliagmeni Olympic Centre
Dates 25 and 26 August
Competitors 100 from 34 nations
«2000 2008»
Triathlon at the
2004 Summer Olympics
Triathlon pictogram.svg
Events
men  women

At the 2004 Summer Olympics, the triathlon events were held at the Vouliagmeni Olympic Centre. Fifty triathletes contested the female event on August 25, and the same number contested the male event on August 26, making up a total of 100 competitors.

Each competitor starts the event with a 1500 metre swim course, followed by a 40 kilometre road bicycle race and finish with a 10 kilometre road run. Both leg transitions (swimming—cycling and cycling—running) are performed on a special transition area, under judge's scrutiny and the duration of the transition is added to the final time.

A pre-Olympic test event was staged over the Olympic course in October 2003, and saw Denmark's Rasmus Henning and Australia's Michellie Jones winning the men's and women's events.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's individual
details
 Kate Allen
Austria (AUT)
 Loretta Harrop
Australia (AUS)
 Susan Williams
United States (USA)
Men's individual
details
 Hamish Carter
New Zealand (NZL)
 Bevan Docherty
New Zealand (NZL)
 Sven Riederer
Switzerland (SUI)

Schedule[edit]

All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Event Date Start Time
Women's Triathlon August 25 10:00
Men's Triathlon August 26 10:00

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  New Zealand (NZL) 1 1 0 2
2  Austria (AUT) 1 0 0 1
3  Australia (AUS) 0 1 0 1
4  Switzerland (SUI) 0 0 1 1
4  United States (USA) 0 0 1 1

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