The Sunday News
Mehluli Sibanda, Senior Sports Reporter
THREE Triathlon Zimbabwe officials have been appointed to officiate at this year’s Tokyo Olympics as well as Paralympic Games.
David Ellis, Shaun Shelton and Catherine Caminade-Lavault Jennings were appointed by World Triathlon to be among the technical officials at the Olympics as well as Paralympics. They are all level two technical officials.
On Monday, Triathlon Zimbabwe congratulated the three for getting appointed to the two global events.
At the Olympic Games, the men’s competition will be held on 26 July, with the women’s taking place the next day. The newly-introduced mixed relay will be held on 31 July.
Odaiba Bay will be where the swim takes place. The bike and run legs for the individual events will weave through the surrounding park. The 1.5km swim leg will consist of two laps in Odaiba Marine Park, with eight 5km laps for the 40km bike section and four 2.5km loops making up the 10km running course.
Odaiba Marine Park is the venue for the paratriathlon to be held from 24 August to 5 September.