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The objectives of Kenya Triathlon are:

  • To function as the National Federation for triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon and related other multi-sports in Kenya, and to represent Kenya internationally;
  • To support the aims, ideals and principles of the Olympic movement and;
  • Maintain recognition and co-operate with the National Olympic Commitee of Kenya (NOCK);
  • To develop, control and administer the sport of Triathlon in Kenya in accordance with the Constitution, the Competition Rules and Operations Manual;
  • To remain affiliated with the international body governing Triathlon, namely International Triathlon Union, and to remain affiliated with the African Triathlon Union, to uphold their rules, regulations and policy rulings and to support their aims, ideals and principles;
  • To implement and develop a marketing strategy to popularise the sports of Triathlon utilising multi-media, quality athletes and venues;
  • To implement sound financial structures in accordance with accepted business and accounting norms and standards;
  • To ensure executive accountability in all respects;
  • To supervise the strict application of the Constitution, Competition Rules and Operations Manual and to be transparent at all times;
  • To promote both competitive and non-competitive Triathlon in Kenya;
  • To encourage support of KTA programmes by the public generally;
  • To provide guidance, information and assistance to the Regional Federations and clubs in respect of these objectives;
  • To organise training courses for triathletes, coaches and administrators to national and international standards and in doing so to address any racial, gender or cultural inequalities;
  • To set criteria for the selection to the National team to represent Kenya internationally;
  • To collate a National Racing Calendar and develop and implement an athletes points and ranking system;
  • To approve facilities and arrangements for events to be run under the auspices of KTA;
  • To acquire moveable and immovable property as may be required to achieve its aims and objectives;
  • To raise funds, negotiate and conclude agreements not in conflict with its aims and objectives;
  • To make triathlon accessible to all the people of Kenya irrespective of ability, gender, race, religion or geographic location, both for purposes of recreation and excellence;
  • To enquire into alleged irregularities occurring in the course of the administration or competition of Triathlon;
  • To hear appeals against the decisions of Regional Federations;
  • To perform any other appropriate function for the development of the sport.