Armed Forces Day 2022

Royal Marines host Rehabilitation Triathlon 2022

Veterans and serving personnel with injuries took part in the pool swim, cycle and static row event.

About 100 people, including injured tri-service personnel and veterans, have competed in an adaptive triathlon consisting of a pool swim, cycle and static row.

The Royal Marines hosted the Rehabilitation Triathlon event on Plymouth Hoe for its injured Armed Forces personnel and veteran competitors.

The event was made up of full and sprint distances with competitors taking part in six different categories depending upon the nature of their injury and physical ability.

A team relay event was also made available over the full distance.

The sprint distance event included a 200-metre pool swim, 6.6km bike ride and a 2.5km static row.

The full-distance event comprised the sprint, a 400-metre pool swim, 13.2km bike ride and a 5km static row.

The swim took place in the Art Deco Tinside Lido, with the cycle consisting of a time trial across Plymouth Hoe.

The static row was in a marquee on the Hoe promenade.

The event ended with an awards ceremony on the main stage on the Plymouth Hoe promenade.