Triathlon is a sport combining swimming, cycling, and running in one continuous event. It is a relatively new sport for children and adolescents, and participation is growing rapidly. The purpose of this statement is to provide pediatricians and others with information on the participation in triathlons by young athletes. A list of triathlon events is given in the "Resources" section at the end of this statement.
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