Pokémon Triathlon

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Map of the Triathlon route. Starts at the school (center right), then goes to the forest (top), continues to the lake (bottom), then finishes at the school.

The Pokémon Triathlon (Japanese: ポケモントライアスロン Pokémon Triathlon) is an anime-exclusive competition held in Sinnoh. The event concludes a student's participation in Professor Rowan's Pokémon Summer Academy, which is then followed by a bonfire. It was featured in One Team, Two Team, Red Team, Blue Team!.


The Pokémon Triathlon consists of a three-part race where the competitors do not use any of their own Pokémon, but instead borrow those of the school.

Students start at the academy simultaneously. When the race begins competitors race to a checkpoint to borrow one of the Pokémon available and then are required to ride on the Pokémon to the next checkpoint through the woods. When the participant reaches the second checkpoint the participant then needs to return the first Pokémon the participant borrowed in exchange for a Water-type Pokémon, which the participant then needs to ride across the lake. Once the participant gets across the lake, it is a dash to the finish line located back at the academy. First place earns 50 points, second place earns 30 points, third place earns 20 points, and all of the remaining teams will receive 10 points a piece.

Known contestants

Trainer Pokémon used for First Leg Pokémon used for Second Leg Place
Ash Spoink Spoink Mantyke Mantyke 1st Place
Angie Ariados Ariados Lapras Lapras 2nd Place
Dawn Dodrio Dodrio Sharpedo Sharpedo N/A
Brock Onix Onix Feraligatr Feraligatr N/A
Jessie Hippowdon Hippowdon Magikarp Magikarp N/A
Conway Dugtrio Dugtrio Floatzel Floatzel N/A
Kendall None.png Unknown Wailmer Wailmer N/A
Mitchell None.png Unknown Azumarill Azumarill N/A


This listing is of the known Pokémon used by the students during the triathlon:

First leg

Ash Spoink.png
Dawn Dodrio.png
Angie Ariados.png
Conway Dugtrio.png
Jessie Hippowdon.png
Brock Borrowed Onix.png
PSA Camerupt Blastoise.png
PSA Drapion.png
Garchomp Gliding.png
PSA Tauros.png
PSA Tauros.png
PSA Donphan.png
Garchomp Gliding.png
PSA Luxray.png
PSA Dogpile.png
PSA Camerupt Blastoise.png

Second leg

Ash Mantyke.png
Brock Feraligatr.png
Brock Feraligatr.png
Angie Lapras.png
Conway Floatzel.png
Jessie Magikarp.png
PSA Tentacruel.png
PSA Gyarados.png
PSA Gyarados.png
PSA Gyarados.png
PSA Staryu.png
PSA Staryu.png
PSA Staryu.png

In other languages

Language Title
Denmark Flag.png Danish Pokémon Triatlon
The Netherlands Flag.png Dutch Pokémon Triathlon
Finland Flag.png Finnish Pokémon-kolmiottelu
France Flag.png French Triathlon Pokémon
Germany Flag.png German Pokémon-Triathlon
Italy Flag.png Italian Triathlon dei Pokémon
Norway Flag.png Norwegian Pokémon Triatlon
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Triatlo Pokémon
Russia Flag.png Russian Триатлон покемонов Triatlon Pokémonov
Spain Flag.png Spanish Triatlón Pokémon
Sweden Flag.png Swedish Pokémon-triathlon

See also

Anime-exclusive Pokémon competitions
Multiregional Grand FestivalPokémon League ConferencePokéRingerWallace Cup
Kanto Beach Beauty and Pokémon Costume ContestBig P Pokémon RaceCameran Palace Pokémon Competition
Indigo Plateau ConferenceKanto Grand FestivalP1 Grand PrixPokémon OrienteeringQueen of the Princess Festival
Johto Extreme Pokémon RaceFire and Rescue Grand PrixGrass TournamentMareep Festival
Pokémon Balloon RacePokémon Beauty ContestRock and Tumble One-on-One Tauros Competition
Seaking Catching DaySilver ConferenceSumo ConferenceSunflora FestivalTour de Alto MareWhirl Cup
Hoenn Ever Grande ConferenceHoenn Grand FestivalTrick House Contest
Sinnoh Croagunk FestivalHearthome City Tag Battle CompetitionHearthome CollectionLily of the Valley Conference
Pokémon Dress-Up ContestPokémon Ping Pong TournamentPokémon Summer Academy
Sinnoh Grand FestivalSinnoh Pokémon HustleTwinleaf Festival Battle Challenge
Unova Club BattleClubsplosionHarvest Festival Battle CompetitionPokémon World Tournament Junior Cup
Pokéstar Studios Filmmaking CompetitionVertress ConferenceWishing Bell Festival
Decolore Marine Cup TournamentPokémon Sumo TournamentScalchop King Competition
Kalos Lumiose ConferencePoké Puff ContestPokémon ShowcasePokémon Sky RelayPokémon Summer Camp
Alola Charjabug RacePokémon Pancake Race

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