International Triathlon Union

JTU Activity Report

Japan Triathlon Union (JTU)
<as of July 15, 2022>


The Japan Triathlon Union (JTU)
# 708, Japan Sport Olympic Square
4-2 Kasumigaoka-machi, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo 160-0013, JAPAN

Tel: +81-3-5786-0515
Fax: +81-3-5786-0516

Affiliated with:

  • World Triathlon (TRI)
  • Asia Triathlon (AST)
  • Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC)
  • Japan Sport Association (JASA)
  • Japan Sports Association for the Disabled (JSAD)
  • Japan Paralympic Committee (JPC)
  • Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA)
  • Japan Sports Arbitration Agency (JSAA)

Mission / Objective

  1. Conduct outreach activities for the sport of triathlon
  2. Organize National Triathlon Championships and other events
  3. Organize international competitions and select/dispatch athletes to international triathlon events, etc.
  4. Enhance competitive performance of triathletes/paratriathletes
  5. Enact competition rules, event organizers manual and other necessary regulations on triathlon
  6. Train and recognize qualification of coaches and technical officials
  7. Produce/certify necessary equipment for triathlon
  8. Research for the safety of triathlon competition
  9. Dissemination and media activities through publications, etc. on triathlon
  10. Participate and cooperate in the events of Japan Sport Association, the Japanese Olympic Committee, World Triathlon and other related organizations as the representative of Japanese triathlon
  11. Conduct cooperative projects with national federations overseas
  12. Conduct cooperative projects with related domestic organizations
  13. Conduct related projects necessary for the accomplishment of organiational objectives
  14. Organize Executive Board Meetings and JTU Congress

Major Triathlon Events in Japan

ITU/ASTC Events in 2019
ITU World Triathlon Series Yokohama (May 18), Kanagawa
ITU World Paratriathlon Series Yokohama (May 18), Kanagawa
ITU World Olympic Qualification Event (Aug. 15-18), Tokyo
ITU Paratriathlon World Cup (Aug. 17), Tokyo
ITU Triathlon World Cup Miyazaki (Oct. 26), Miyazaki
NTT ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup, Gamagori (June 23) Aichi
NTT ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup, Takamatsu (July 6), Kagawa
NTT ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup, Murakami (Sept 15), Niigata
NTT ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup, Osaka Castle (Sept. 22) Osaka

Triathlon National Championships in 2019
Ultra Long Distance Triathlon National Championships (June 23) Goto, Nagasaki
U-23 Triathlon National Championships (July 7) Sendai, Miyagi
U-19 Triathlon National Championships (July 7) Sendai, Miyagi
U-15 Triathlon National Championships (July 28) Kaizu, Gifu
All Japan High-School Triathlon Championships (Aug. 25) Kyoto
Long Distance Triathlon National Championships (Sept. 1) Sado, Niigata
All Japan University Triathlon Championships (Sept. 1) Kagawa
National Games 2019 (Sept. 29 ) Itako, Ibaraki
Triathlon National Championships (Oct. 6) Odaiba, Tokyo
All Japan Age Group Triathlon Championships (Oct. 27) Miyazaki

Major Domestic Paratriathlon Events in 2019
Sagae Triathlon Festival (May 25), Yamagata
Gamagori Orange Triathlon (June 23), Aichi
Nagaragawa Paratriathlon (September 1), Gifu

Major Domestic Triathlon Events in 2020-2021
U23/U19/U15 Triathlon National Championships (Oct. 17, 2020)
The 26th Triathlon National Championships (Nov. 8, 2020)
The 27th Triathlon National Championships (Oct. 23, 2021)
U23/U19 Triathlon National Champioships (Oct. 23, 2021)
The 18th Duathlon National Championships (Dec. 26, 2021)

JTU Meetings in 2021
JTU Congress (June 22)
Triathlon/Paratriathlon Forum (June 25)
Coaching Symposium/Paratriathlon Meeting (November 28)
JTU Executive Board meetings (March, June, September, December)

High Performance Activities in 2020-2021 Season
World Triathlon Championship Series; World Triathlon Cups; Continental Cups
2021 Asia Triathlon Championships Hatsukaichi
2021 Asia Paratriathlon Championships Hatsukaichi
Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Japan Cup Ranking System
Elite, U23, U19, U15 Ranking System
Age Group Ranking System

Other Activities
Anti-Doping activities in line with JADA/WADA
Standing Committees’ activities for comprehensive development of triathlon
Activities as the national governing body of triathlon
Participating in various meetings of JTU affiliated bodies and federations
Sending technical officials to Asia/World Triathlon events
Fundraising activities for disaster-stricken area
Fundraising activities for the Ukrainian National Federation