|Governing Body:||International Triathlon Union (ITU)|
Paratriathlon is a Paralympic sport which is an adaptation of triathlon for athletes with physical disabilities. It is a sprint race which consists of 750 m swimming, 20 km cycling and 5 km running. In cycling phase/event, athletes may use a tandem bicycle, hand cycle or bicycle and in the running phase, wheelchairs are permitted. The sport became a part of the Summer Paralympics in 2016 and the sprint distance event of Paratriathlon is also included in the ITU Triathlon World Championships.