Lego Olympics Triathlon
February 23, 2012This is the Lego Triathlon.
And, mathspiggies, your Lego Man/girl/alien has made it into the finals.
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EQUIPMENT: Your Lego Man, girl, alien, your brain, a calculator & one dice.
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In the Olympic Triathlon contestants:
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Swim 1.5 km = 1,500 m
Cycle 40 km = 40,000 m
Run 10 km = 10, 000 m
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In a Lego Olympic Triathlon little Lego men, girls, aliens have to:
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Swim 1,500/50 = 30m
Cycle 40,000/50 = 800m
Run 10,000/50 = 200m
But each contestant will be better at some section than another.
Your Lego man, girl, alien replaces one of the following contestants. Transfer their number and times to your column.
Now calculate the Total Times for each contestant.
THEN roll the dice.
3. Disqualified because your coach gave you an alien Smoosnot drink with banned drugs by mistake.
5. Disqualified because a Groppanator from the Urgastor Galaxy ran out of the crowd just before the finish line and hugged you with his 6 arms.
Triathlete 
30 m Swim Speed + Time

800m Cycle Speed + Time

200m run Speed + Time

Total Time mins 
Roll 3 or 5 Disqualified 
1 Mummy’s Boy from Crytomania 
40 m/hr …………… 
400 m/hr …………… 
250m/hr …………… 
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2 PJ Boy from Pajamarama 
30 m/hr …………… 
200 m/hr …………… 
500 m/hr …………… 
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3 Olag from Beserk 
40 m/hr …………… 
200 m/hr …………… 
500 m/hr …………… 
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4 DeadEye Doc from AyeAwArghia

60 m/hr …………… 
400 m/hr …………… 
450 m/hr …………… 
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5 Hula Lula from Grinmania 
50 m/hr …………… 
400 m/hr …………… 
500 m/hr …………… 
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6 Mr Boopy from Bozonia 
30 m/hr …………… 
600 m/hr …………… 
200 m/hr …………… 
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7 Gorilla Suit Guy from Halloweenotopia 
50 m/hr …………… 
500 m/hr …………… 
300 m/hr …………… 
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8 BioHaz from Toxorama 
60 m/hr …………… 
500 m/hr …………… 
400 m/hr …………… 
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Who won?
You can work it out mathspigs.
Total Times are published @ the end of The Lego Olympics Closing Ceremony.
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