Paratriathlon was consteted on the Paralympic Games for the first time at Rio 2016.

The athletes race in 3 disciplines : 750m for swimming,20km oof cycling and 5km of running.

The categories are based on specific physical impairments.

The athletes must use the hand cycle,tandem bycicle or bycicleand the helmet in the cycling parti and weelchairs are permitted on the running part on the race.

The sport is practiced in 37 differents countries and 27 differents nations.