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Triathlon entered the programme of the FISU World University Championships in 1992 with a first edition organised in Darmstadt (GER). Since then the championship has been hosted worldwide every two years. A popular championship among the student-athletes.

EVENTS World University Championship

All Events Triathlon

2024
Gdansk (POL)
2024 (to be announced)
2022
Maceio (BRA)
10-11 Sep 2022
2018
Kalmar (SWE)
1-2 Sep 2018
2016
Nyon (CHE)
7 Aug 2016
2014
Brasilia (BRA)
20 Apr 2014

Triathlon

FISU Technical Committee Chairs

Dirk BOGAERT (BEL)

Janice TURNER (CAN)

International Federation

World Triathlon

FISU Regulations

You can download the latest version here.

The History of Triathlon in FISU

Triathlon entered the programme of the FISU World University Championships in 1992 with a first edition organised in Darmstadt (GER), which welcomed 89 triathletes from 22 countries. Since then, nine other editions took place on three continents and each attracted around 120 participants. The 11th World University Triathlon Championship will take place in Yilan County (TPE) in 2012.

 Statistics

Edition

Year

Country

City

N° of Countries

M

W

Athletes

Officials

Total

1

1992

GER

Darmstadt

22

63

26

89

31

120

2

1994

FRA

Nantes

17

71

44

115

29

144

3

1996

CZE

Liberec

18

68

42

110

30

140

4

1998

GER

Kiel

20

80

53

133

33

146

5

2000

HUN

Tiszaujvaros

26

77

51

128

40

168

6

2002

JPN

Nanao

18

49

24

73

27

100

7

2004

ESP

Palma

21

64

38

102

38

140

8

2006

SUI

Lausanne

19

69

35

104

40

144

9

2008

TUR

Erdek

23

76

52

128

44

172

10

2010

ESP

Valencia

36

84

55

139

70

209

11

2012

TPE

Yilan County

24

53

43

96

36

132

12

2014

BRA

Brasilia

12

25

26

51

17

68

13

2016

SUI

Nyon

27 66 58 124 40 164

14

2018

SWE

Kalmar

31  76 53 129 37 166