Training for a triathlon requires a lot of hard work- especially when it comes to figuring out how distances relate in the pool and open water. Check out this handy swim distance chart to help convert distances for races and training in the pool.
Sprint Distance TriathlonSwim distances will vary. Usual distance will be 1/4 mile or approximately 500 yards.
International Distance TriathlonSwim distances will vary. Distances are usually just under a mile or .9 which equals around 1700 yards.
Olympic Distance TriathlonSwim distance is 1.5K or approximately 2,100 Yards or 84 x in the pool.
Half Iron Distance Triathlon Swim distance is 1.2 miles or approximately 2,100 Yards.
Iron Distance TriathlonSwim distance is 2.4 miles or approximately 4,2500 Yards.