Triathlon is an optional sport for men and women that made its debut on the program in Manchester 2002. 20 countries participated in Melbourne 2006, however the event was absent from Delhi 2010.
Triathlon was back on the program in 2014 with individual medal events and the introduction of a new four athlete Mixed Team Relay event.
Para Triathlon was introduced at the 2018 Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
The governing body for Triathlon in Australia is Triathlon Australia.
September 19, 2018
Commonwealth Games stars Jake Birtwhistle, Ashleigh Gentle and Matt Hauser were among the big winners on Triathlon Australia’s night of nights – the Celebration of Champions Awards Banquet on the Gold Coast last week.
July 30, 2018
Australia has staged a perfectly timed come from behind victory to claim the ITU World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series gold medal in Edmonton earlier today.