ICT in Sport: Every second counts

There are few sports that test the body like a triathlon, and those at the top are using IT to run, cycle, and swim smarter.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
6th July, 2014
Aileen Reid won silver at the Ishigaki triathlon. Picture: Jun Sato ITU

Ireland's triathlon boom hasn't just been on a social level. Elite-level performers like Aileen Reid are making names for themselves on the global stage. The difference between being a somebody and a whoever is tiny. For athletes like Reid, it's all about finding the seconds required to get to the front of the pack.

''The high performance team have heart rate monitors and lactate acid testing equipment. They also have ways of measuring the power...

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