Category: Swimming

  • Swim deaths on Ironman Triathlons

    Swim deaths on Ironman Triathlons

    History and Risks of Marathons and Triathlons Marathons and triathlons have steadily garnered attention since their inception in the 1980s. Despite the general fitness and health of their participants, sudden death is a reality for 0.5-1.7 athletes per 100,000 participants, as reported by previous studies. Most fatalities in triathlons occur during the swimming phase, often […]