Triathlon

Triathlon

Qualifying for Triathlon

The Ohio Senior Olympic State Games does not offer the triathlon.

Athletes can qualify for this sport in a couple of ways.

  • You can compete in a state Senior Olympics offered by another state. Many states, especially those in the Great Lakes Region, welcome athletes from other states to their state games. The Senior Games in the Great Lakes Region as well as Kentucky and West Virginia can be found HERE. The complete list of state games is HERE (https://nsga.com/state-games-information/).
  • Since Ohio does not offer the triathlon, the NSGA Limited Event Rule allows athletes to qualify for national competition outside of a state games. Rule D states “ For the triathlon, an athlete must submit verification of having completed triathlon between January 1 and December 31” of the qualifying year.
  • The Limited Event verification form is updated each year. It can be found on the NSGA web site, under the National Games Rules and Minimum Performance Standards.. (https://nsga.com/rules-regulations/)
  • Athletes interested in qualifyng using the Limited Event Verification Form are responsibe for completing the form and submitting it to NSGA.
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