9 teams confirmed for the Mixed Relay at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

The classification for Mixed Triathlon Relay across Paris 2024 Olympic Games has taken an important step this Monday, March 25, with the confirmation of the first nine teams that will be present at the starting line on August 5.

Among those automatically classified, stand out France, Britain y Germany, countries that, thanks to their outstanding performances at the 2022 and 2023 World Mixed Relay Championships, earned a place in this prestigious event.

France, in addition to being the host country, was crowned world champion in Montreal 2022, while Germany took the title in 2023, demonstrating the intense competitiveness and high level that characterize this event.

They have joined New Zealand, Australia, Switzerland, United States, Italy and Portugal, who have achieved their classification by placing themselves among the top six in the world ranking at the close of the registration period.

2 places to be assigned

There are still two places to be assigned, which will be decided in the Huatulco Olympic Mixed Relay Qualifier, which will be held on May 17.

The two best teams in this event will join the nine already qualified to complete the starting grid of the Olympic event.

Spain with options

Spain still has qualifying options for the Mixed Triathlon Relay in the Huatulco Olympic Qualifier, which will be held on May 17. In this event, the two best teams will obtain a ticket to Paris 2024.

The Spanish team is one of the favorites to qualify in Huatulco. It has an experienced and talented team, which has already demonstrated its ability to compete at the highest level.

Mixed relay distances

In the Olympic Games, the mixed relay competition in triathlon consists of shorter distances than the individual events, designed to be fast and exciting.

Each team member (two men and two women) completes a mini-triathlon before passing the baton to the next teammate.

The distances for each segment of the mixed relay are:

  • Swimming: 300 meters
  • Cycling: 8 kilometers
  • Walking race: 2 kilometers

The test debuted at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and has become one of the most popular on the calendar.

In Paris 2024, it is expected to be one of the most contested events, with several teams with options to fight for medals.

Classified teams Paris 2024 Mixed Relay

The teams already qualified for the Triathlon Mixed Relay at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games are:

  • France
  • Britain
  • Germany
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • Switzerland
  • United States
  • Italy
  • Portugal

The Huatulco Olympic Mixed Relay Qualifier can be followed live through TriathlonLive.tv.

There are no previous results.

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