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2 Best Triathlon Betting Tips To Improve Winning

The triathlon event is an intense sport. Apart from knowing the best triathletes to ever compete and betting on them, what would sports betters look at to increase their betting odds?

Worry not readers. We have prepared a list of things to look at and understand to help increase your betting chances.

Here are two of the best triathlon betting tips to improve your chances of winning.

Understand the Types of Bets

Just like in any sport, there are a number of ways that you can bet on triathlons.

The first bet is called “To Win Outright”. This betting type requires betters to bet who will the whole event outright as the type name suggests.  With the large number of participants in each event, it will be hard to pinpoint the exact winner unless there are known superhuman triathletes part of the competition.

However, if you are very familiar with the many different triathletes joining, it could improve your chances of winning.

The next is called “Top 3”, and it is where you bet on the triathletes who will finish in the first three positions. Introducing the variables of the three different positions, as well as the many triathletes that could be in any position, the chances of guessing this correctly are low.

Knowing the Season

Knowing what time of the year the race is happening in is also very important. It may seem like a mundane thing to keep track of, but it is vitally important when you are placing bets.

The most important season is the Olympic season. This is when most triathletes, especially the top ones, go all out. You must keep in mind that it is impossible to train 100% for the whole year. This is why certain triathletes will only train all out during the Olympic season.

Thus, if the race you are betting on falls on an off-season, you may want to change who you are betting for and maybe go for someone who did go all in.

These are only a couple of tips for betting on triathlons. We at British Triathlon Media wish you luck on any and all your betting endeavors.


3 of the Greatest Triathletes You Should Know

In every sport that has ever been spawned on this planet, there will always be certain teams or players that will be considered the best to every play the sport. They are the cream that rises to the top of the coffee that is sports.

For this article, British Triathlon Media would like to look at the best triathletes to ever compete in the sport. While the sport is still relatively young, there have been triathletes who have undeniably left a mark on the sport.

Here are three of the greatest triathletes you should know.

Jan Frodeno

Jan Frodeno

Jan Frodeno’s success began in 2008, when he came from nowhere and won the 2008 Olympic Games. In that race, Frodeno was going up against previous Olympic champion Simon Whitfeild, world champ Javier Gomez, and sprinting extraordinaire Bevan Docherty.

Froderno wasn’t even in the conversation at this point.

However, with 100 meteres to go, Frodeno strode confidently past Whitfield and had one of the biggest upsets in triathlon history.

In 2013, Frodeno won second in the European Championships. The following year, his career started taking shape as he finished third and had the fastest marathon of the day in his Ironman debut in Frankfurt.

He would go on to win first place in the 2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championships. This was a historic moment as it was the first time an Olympic winner also won the Ironman world Championships.

Then in 2016, he made a history again by improving the previous record at Challenge Roth by six minutes.

Dave Scott

Dave Scott

Dave Scott is one of the best of all time. If you don’t believe me, go ask his six Ironman World Championships.

Scott started his career in 1980 in Hawaii. In that race, Scott broke a record and was noted as the first person to ever win y less than 10 hours.

He took a hiatus for one year, but was back at it in 1982. When her returned that year, he would go on to win the next seven races. He was undefeated until 1989.

Despite retiring from the sport, he continues to help a number of other triathletes by coaching them. He is also still considered one of the best to ever compete in the sport, as his race times were nothing short of amazing.

Mark Allen


Simply the best. His accolades alone speak volumes. He has won the Kona six times in the years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1995.

He is also a one-time ITU World winner, and a one-time PowermanZofinger winner.

For the Nice Triathlon event though, he has won a staggering 10 ties.

At the time of this writing, these are the absolute best triathletes to ever compete.