Triathlon makes its Paralympic Games debut in Rio. A total of 60 athletes will race for Paralympic gold on September 10-11 in the women’s PT2, PT4 and PT5 and the men’s PT1, PT2 and PT4 sport classes.
Japan Triathlon Union is pleased to announce the National Team member for Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games as follows.
PT2, Yukako Hata - Mars Flag, INAGE Inter, Chiba
PT5, Atsuko Yamada - ALCARE, Hyogo
PT1 Jumpei Kimura - NTT East, Tokyo
Schedule - as of 14th July 2016 -
- 23 Jul. - 24 Jul. 2016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships
- 1 Aug. JTU Press Conference.
JTU send-off party - details TBC
- 2 Aug. Japan Paralympic Committee inauguration ceremony and send-off party in Tokyo
- 19 Aug. - 21 Aug. JTU Paratriathlon Training Camp in Nagara River
- 10 Sep. 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games Men
- 11 Sep. 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games Women
Official Paralympic Triathlon Schedule:
National Team selection criteria in Japanese: