GB Teams

Pre-Participation Evaluation Screening

British Triathlon/World Triathlon Health Check

From 2018 onwards World Triathlon have introduced COMPULSORY pre-participation evaluation (PPE) screening for ALL (Senior, U23, Junior and Para athletes) elite athletes entered into any World Triathlon races.


Multisport is made up of the non–Olympic disciplines, including Duathlon, Aquathlon, Cross-Triathlon and Long Distance Triathlon.

World Triathlon and Europe Triathlon Elite Multisport Championships

British Triathon will select teams to go to the elite World and European Multisport Championships each year. The selection policies for these events including team capacities and selection requirements can be found in the Selection Policies section of the website.  Athletes who have any queries on these policies should address them to the named contact in each document.

Long Distance Triathlon

Racing elite at long distance triathlon

British Triathlon does not currently run an elite licence system. Athletes who wish to race elite in Ironman, Challenge and other long distance triathlon events may be asked by the organisers for an Elite Licence. 

The first criteria is that athletes must be current members of one of the Home Nations Associations and be eligible to race for GBR (which includes holding a British passport). For any queries or to submit an application please email after reading the remainder of this page. If submitting an application, please include a list of your results (and the links to them) which meet the criteria laid out in the document here


COVID-19 Updates

British Triathlon Pro/Elite License Holder Quarantine Exemption Letter Application Process

*Update 15/02/2021 - Pro/Elite licence holders can now only apply for a quarantine exemption for racing purposesif required, NOT for training purposes. Athletes will still be expected to provide a negative Covid test before travelling back to the UK and to follow the UK government guidance and also the guidance of the destination country.

All travel exemptions are void if travelling back from a Red List country and athletes must follow goverment guidance for isolation. 

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