Saturday, June 27, 2015

Brazil 1 Real 2014 Rio Olympics 2016 - Paratriathlon

Brazil 1 Real 2014 Rio Olympics 2016 - Paratriathlon

     Nominal Value 
      Mintage             Year
      1 Real
7 g
   27 mm
    20.000.000           2014

Paratriathlon is a variant of the triathlon for athletes with a physical disability. The sport is governed by the International Triathlon Union (ITU), and will first be held as a Paralympic event at the 2016 Summer Paralympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The annual ITU Triathlon World Championships includes a paratriathlon sprint distance event with a 750m swim, 20 km cycling using handcycles, bicycles or tandem bicycles with a guide and a 5 km wheelchair or running race. Athletes compete in six categories according to the nature of their physical impairments.
Paratriathlon at the Summer Paralympics will be a sprint race consisting of 750m swimming, 20 km cycling and 5 km running stages.

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