Australian Age Group Team 

Wear the green and gold on Team Aus

AusTriathlon members can represent Australia as a member of the Age Group Team at the World Triathlon Age Group World Championships.

The Australian Age Group Team offers all relevant AusTriathlon members a unique opportunity to compete at the World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon and Multisport World Championships.

Athletes can choose from a variety of distances to compete in at Triathlon and Multisport World Championships – including sprint distance triathlon, standard distance triathlon, mixed team relay, duathlon, aquathlon, cross triathlon and duathlon, aquabike standard and long distance and long-distance triathlon.

First time seeking selection to the Australian Age Group Team?

1. Pick a race destination/ events – Each year World Triathlon holds 3 stand-alone age group world championship events including triathlon, multisport and long distance duathlon. The age group world championship events are held in different countries each calendar year.

The triathlon world championships includes the following events:

Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) – 750m Swim, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 5km Run
Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) – 300m Swim, 5km to 8km Cycle (Draft Legal), 1.5km to 2km Run. Each athlete will complete all 3 legs before handing over to the next team member
Standard Distance Triathlon (Non-Draft Legal) – 1.5km Swim, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 10km Run
Standard Distance Aquabike (Non-Draft Legal) – 1.5km Swim, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal)

The multisport world championships includes the following events:

Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal): 5km Run, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 2.5km Run
Standard Distance Duathlon: 10km Run, 40km Cycle, 5km Run
Cross Triathlon: 1km Swim, 20km to 30km Mountain Bike Ride, 6km Trail Run
Cross Duathlon: 6km Trail Run, 20km to 30km Mountain Bike Ride, 3.2km Trail Run
Aquathlon: 2.5km Run, 1km Swim, 2.5km Run
Aquabike: 3km Swim, 120km Cycle
Long Distance Triathlon: 3km Swim, 120 Cycle, 30km Run

The long distance duathlon world championships includes the following event:

10km Run, 150km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal) and 30km Run.

Please note the race distances for the triathlon, multisport abd long distance duathlon world championships should only be used as a guide. Each year World Triathlon confirms the final race distances for each world championship event and AusTriathlon notes these confirmed race distances on the AusTriathlon website.

2. Read the Australian Age Group Team Selection Policy – Read the Australian Age Group Team Selection Policy which relates to the team and destination which you would like to seek selection for. The selection policies detail the process and criteria by which AusTriathlon will select its Australian Age Group Triathlon, Multisport and Long Distance Duathlon Teams. The selection policies outline how many athletes AusTriathlon may select, how many selection races athlete’s need to compete in, how the selection points system works, how to express interest for the Australian Age Group Teams and more.

3. Ensure you are a Standard and or Premium AusTriathlon member – For selection points in a selection event to accumulate towards selection an athlete must hold a current Relevant AusTriathlon Membership as of midnight on the Thursday preceding the date of the relevant selection event. # Relevant AusTriathlon Membership means a current annual AusTriathlon Membership in the full Standard and or Premium categories but excludes all Social and or Basic membership categories.event.

4. Select and enter your identified national selection events – Several national selection events have been identified by AusTriathlon for each individual Australian Age Group Team. Pick which national selection events you would like to compete in from the list of events available for your Australian Age Group Team. Enter the national selection events through the private race organiser identified.  Selection points will not be awarded to current Relevant AusTriathlon members if the AusTriathlon member does not enter their current Relevant AusTriathlon membership number, correct date of birth and their full correctly spelled first and last names which match their current Relevant AusTriathlon membership details at the time of entering each individual nominated selection event. 

5. Race in your identified national selection events – No need to let AusTriathlon know which national selection events you will be competing in. AusTriathlon will receive each national selection event official race results and allocate the selection points to eligible age group athletes behind the scenes.

6. Express your interest in being selected to the Australian Age Group Team – Athletes who would like to seek selection to each individual Australian Age Group Team must notify AusTriathlon of their Expression of Interest for selection by applying on-line on the AusTriathlon website. Please note each Australian Age Group Team has a different close date for Expression of Interest Applications and these dates are noted in each Australian Age Group Team Selection Policy. To complete your Expression of Interest for selection to the Australian Age Group Team you must hold a current Relevant AusTriathlon Membership. # Relevant AusTriathlon Membership means a current annual AusTriathlon Membership in the full Standard and or Premium categories but excludes all Social and or Basic membership categories.

7. AusTriathlon will email each age group athlete who has correctly expressed interest online for each individual Australian Age Group Team once expression of interest applications have closed. AusTriathlon will provide detailed information to applicants to ensure they understand the Australian Age Group Team selection process and the next steps.

8. Further questions – Once you have read the relevant Australian Age Group Team Selection Policy please view the detailed Australian Age Group Team FAQs for further information.

9. Stay up to date with Australian Age Group Team news and reminders here (1) Facebook

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Find where you can join us on Team Aus below.

2024 Age Group Multisport Team - Townsville, Australia (Team Selected)

Event: 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships
Team: 2024 Australian Age Group Multisport Team
Location: Townsville, Australia
Date: 14th to the 25th of August 2024
Official Event Website: 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships
2024 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Expression of Interest Applications: Closed at 5pm AEDT on Monday the 12th of February 2024. AusTriathlon is not accepting late applications for the 2024 Australian Age Group Multisport Team.
2024 Australian Age Group Multisport Team List: 2024 Australian Age Group Multisport Final Team

Events Offered:

Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal): 5km Run, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 2.5km Run
Standard Distance Duathlon: 10km Run, 40km Cycle, 5km Run
Cross Triathlon: 1km Swim, 20km Mountain Bike Ride, 6km Trail Run
Cross Duathlon: 6km Trail Run, 20km Mountain Bike Ride, 3.2km Trail Run
Aquathlon: 2.5km Run, 1km Swim, 2.5km Run
Aquabike: 3km Swim, 120km Cycle
Long Distance Triathlon: 3km Swim, 120 Cycle, 30km Run

2024 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships Official Race Results – Please note the first race day for this event will be held on Friday the 16th of August and will conclude on Sundday the 25th of August 2024.

2024 Age Group Triathlon Team - Torremolinos-Andalucia, Spain (Team Selected)

Event: 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships
Team: 2024 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team
Location: Torremolinos-Andalucia, Spain
Date: 
15th to the 20th of October 2024.
Official Event Website: 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships.
2024 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications: Closed at 5pm AEST on Monday the 29th of April 2024. AusTriathlon is not accepting late expression of interest applications for the 2024 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team.
2024 Australian Age Group Triathlon Final Team was announced and published on the AusTriathlon website on Monday the 20th of May 2024.

Events Offered:

Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) – 750m Swim, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 5km Run – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event. Please see the FAQs for specific World Triathlon equipment rules for draft legal age group events.
Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) – 300m Swim, 5km to 8km Cycle (Draft Legal), 1.5km to 2km Run. Each athlete will complete all 3 legs before handing over to the next team member – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event. Please see the FAQs for specific World Triathlon equipment rules for draft legal age group events.
Standard Distance Triathlon (Non-Draft Legal) – 1.5km Swim, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 10km Run
Standard Distance Aquabike (Non-Draft Legal) – 1.5km Swim, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal)

2024 Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team - Zofingen, Switzerland (Team Selected)

Event: 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Long Distance Duathlon World Championships.
Team: 2024 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team
Location: Zofingen, Switzerland
Date: 8th of September 2024.
Official Event Website: 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Long Distance Duathlon World Championships
2024 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications: Closed at 5pm AEDT on Monday the 12th of February 2024. AusTriathlon is not accepting late applications for the 2024 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team.
2024 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Final Team announced and published to the AusTriathlon website on Monday the 8th of April 2024.

Events Offered:

Long Distance Duathlon: 10km Run, 150km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal) and 30km Run.

2025 Age Group Multisport Team - Pontevedra, Spain

Event2025 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships
Location: Pontevedra, Spain
Date: 20th to 29th of June 2025
Official Event Website: Not released at this stage by World Triathlon.
2025 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Expression of Interest Applications Close Date: 5pm AEDT on Monday the 10th of February 2025. 2025 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Expression of Interest Applications will open on the AusTriathlon website at 9am AEST on Monday the 29th of July 2024.

Events Offered:

Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal) – 5km Run, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 2.5km Run – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event.
Standard Distance Duathlon – 10km Run, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 5km Run
Cross Triathlon – 1.5km Swim, 30km Mountain Bike Ride, 8km Trail Run
Cross Duathlon – 8km Trail Run, 25km Mountain Bike Ride, 4km Trail Run
Aquathlon – 1km Swim, 5km Run
Aquabike – 3km Swim, 120km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal)
Long Distance Triathlon – 3km to 4km Swim, 120 Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 30km Run

The race distances listed above are approximate and are subject to change by World Triathlon and or the Local Organising Committee in Pontevedra, Spain.

Athletes can seek selection in more than one event at the 2025 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships. Athletes are unable to apply for both the Age Group Aquabike event and the Age Group Long Distance Triathlon event as these events occur on the same day and the same time.

How do I seek selection to the 2025 Australian Age Group Multisport Team? Find out more here including the 2025 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy, Selection Events, Expression of Interest Applications, FAQs etc.

2025 Age Group Triathlon Team - Wollongong, Australia

Event2025 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships
Location: Wollongong, Australia.
Date: 15th to the 19th of October 2025.

  • Parade of Nations and Opening Ceremony – Wednesday 15th of October 2025.
  • Standard Distance Triathlon and Standard Distance Aquabike – Thursday 16th of October 2025.
  • Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) – Friday 17th of October 2025.
  • Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) – Sunday 19th of October 2025.

Official Event Website: Not released at this stage by World Triathlon.
2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications Close Date: 5pm AEST on Monday the 28th of April 2025.
2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications will open on the AusTriathlon website at 9am AEST on Monday the 29th of July 2024.

Events Offered:

Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) – 750m Swim, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 5km Run – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event.
Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) – 300m Swim, 5km to 8km Cycle (Draft Legal), 1.5km to 2km Run. Each athlete will complete all 3 legs before handing over to the next team member. – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event.
Standard Distance Triathlon (Non-Draft Legal) – 1.5km Swim, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 10km Run
Standard Distance Aquabike (Non-Draft Legal) – 1.5km Swim, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal).

Athletes can seek selection in more than one event at the 2025 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships. Athletes are unable to apply for both the Age Group Standard Distance Triathlon event and the Age Group Standard Distance Aquabike event as these events occur on the same day and the same time.

How do I seek selection to the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team? Find out more here including the 2025 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy, Selection Events, Expression of Interest Applications, FAQs etc.

2025 Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team - Zofingen, Switzerland

Event2025 World Triathlon Age Group Long Distance Duathlon World Championships.
LocationZofingen, Switzerland
Date:To be confirmed by World Triathlon – This event is normally held in September each calendar year 2025.
2025 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications Close Date: 5pm AEDT on Monday the 10th of February 2025.
2025 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications will open on the AusTriathlon website at 9am AEST on Monday the 29th of July 2024.

Events Offered:

Long Distance Duathlon: 10km Run, 150km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal) and 30km Run.

How do I seek selection to the 2025 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team? Find out more here including the 2025 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team Selection Policy, Expression of Interest Applications, FAQs etc.

2026 Age Group Multisport Team - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Event: 2026 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships
Team: 2026 Australian Age Group Multisport Team
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date: Date to be confirmed by World Triathlon – 2026.
2026 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Expression of Interest Applications Close Date: 5pm AEDT on Monday the 9th of February 2026. 2026 Australian Age Group Mutlisport Team Expression of Interest Applications will open on the AusTriathlon website at 9am AEST on Monday the 28th of July 2025.

Events Offered:

Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal) – 5km Run, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 2.5km Run – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event.
Standard Distance Duathlon – 10km Run, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 5km Run
Cross Triathlon – 1.5km Swim, 30km Mountain Bike Ride, 8km Trail Run
Cross Duathlon – 8km Trail Run, 25km Mountain Bike Ride, 4km Trail Run
Aquathlon – 1km Swim, 5km Run
Aquabike – 3km Swim, 120km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal)
Long Distance Triathlon – 3km to 4km Swim, 120 Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 30km Run

# Please note the race distances listed above are approximate and are subject to change by World Triathlon and or the Local Organising Committee in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

# Athletes can seek selection in more than one event at the 2026 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships. Athletes are unable to apply for both the Age Group Aquabike event and the Age Group Long Distance Triathlon event as these events occur on the same day and the same time.

2026 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy, Appeal Policy and Selection Events will be published by 5pm AEDT on Monday the 25th of November 2024.

2026 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Online Expression of Interest Applications will open at 9am AEST on Monday the 28th of July 2025.

2026 Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team - Zofingen, Switzerland

Event2026 World Triathlon Age Group Long Distance Duathlon World Championships.
LocationZofingen, Switzerland
Date: To be confirmed by World Triathlon – This event is normally held in September each calendar year 2026.
2026 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications Close Date: 5pm AEDT on Monday the 9th of February 2026.
2026 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications will open on the AusTriathlon website at 9am AEST on Monday the 28th of July 2025.

Events Offered:

Long Distance Duathlon: 10km Run, 150km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal) and 30km Run.

2026 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team Selection Policy and Appeal Policy will be published by 5pm AEDT on Monday the 25th of November 2024.

2026 Australian Age Group Long Distance Duathlon Team Online Expression of Interest Applications will open at 9am AEST on Monday the 28th of July 2025.

2026 Age Group Triathlon Team - Venue and Date TBC by World Triathlon

Event2026 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships
Location: Venue to be confirmed by World Triathlon.
Date: Date to be confirmed by World Triathlon – 2026.
Official Event Website: Not released at this stage by World Triathlon.
2026 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications Close Date: 5pm AEST on Monday the 27th of April 2026.
2026 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Expression of Interest Applications will open on the AusTriathlon website at 9am AEST on Monday the 28th of July 2025.

Events Offered:

Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft Legal) – 750m Swim, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 5km Run – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event.
Mixed Team Relay (Draft Legal) – 300m Swim, 5km to 8km Cycle (Draft Legal), 1.5km to 2km Run. Each athlete will complete all 3 legs before handing over to the next team member. – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event.
Standard Distance Triathlon (Non-Draft Legal) – 1.5km Swim, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 10km Run
Standard Distance Aquabike (Non-Draft Legal) – 1.5km Swim, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal).

Athletes can seek selection in more than one event at the 2026 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships. Athletes are unable to apply for both the Age Group Standard Distance Triathlon event and the Age Group Standard Distance Aquabike event as these events occur on the same day and the same time.

Specific Individual Event Dates: 
Please note World Triathlon have not yet confirmed the official 2026 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships individual event dates e.g. Standard Distance Triathlon. AusTriathlon will update this website page when specific event dates become available.

2026 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Selection Policy, Appeal Policy and Selection Events will be published by 5pm AEDT on Monday the 25th of November 2024.

2026 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Online Expression of Interest Applications will open at 9am AEST on Monday the 28th of July 2025.

2027 Age Group Multisport Team - Edmonton, Canada

Event: 2027 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships
Team: 2027 Australian Age Group Multisport Team
Location: Edmonton, Canada
Date: Date to be confirmed by World Triathlon – 2027
2027 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Expression of Interest Applications Close Date: 5pm AEDT on Monday the 8th of February 2027. 2027 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Expression of Interest Applications will open on the AusTriathlon website at 9am AEST on Monday the 27th of July 2026.

Events Offered:

Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal) – 5km Run, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 2.5km Run – Time trial bikes are not allowed during this event.
Standard Distance Duathlon – 10km Run, 40km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 5km Run
Cross Triathlon – 1.5km Swim, 30km Mountain Bike Ride, 8km Trail Run
Cross Duathlon – 8km Trail Run, 25km Mountain Bike Ride, 4km Trail Run
Aquathlon – 1km Swim, 5km Run
Aquabike – 3km Swim, 120km Cycle (Non-Draft Legal)
Long Distance Triathlon – 3km to 4km Swim, 120 Cycle (Non-Draft Legal), 30km Run

# Please note the race distances listed above are approximate and are subject to change by World Triathlon and or the Local Organising Committee in Edmonton, Canada.

# Athletes can seek selection in more than one event at the 2027 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships. Athletes are unable to apply for both the Age Group Aquabike event and the Age Group Long Distance Triathlon event as these events occur on the same day and the same time.

2027 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy, Appeal Policy and Selection Events will be published by 5pm AEDT on Monday the 24th of November 2025.

2027 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Online Expression of Interest Applications will open at 9am AEST on Monday the 27th of July 2026.

Disclaimers: This website page information does not replace any published Australian Age Group Team Selection Policy. The relevant Australian Age Group Team Selection Policy applies and overrules this website page information in any instances. AusTriathlon urges ALL Age Group athletes to read the relevant Australian Age Group Team Selection Policies.

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