UIPM Rules and Regulations

The main competition rule changes for the 2014 season were:

  • Point system divided by 4 so that 1 point = 1 second, meaning it is easier to see handicap start time
  • Relay consists of 2 athletes same gender instead of 3, increased number of teams to 24 for Relay World Championships, allows participation by more nations
  • Clearer rules for tie breaks
  • Elimination for false start in swimming
  • Penalty for knock down in ride reduced
  • Biathle Rules updated following some years of practice Introduction of Triathle Rules Masters Rules brought into line with UIPM Competition Rules
  • Masters to start combined event from 2015