Peloton

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noun - Peloton is a group or pack of athletes drafting off one another in a cycling, triathlon, or open water swimming competition.

Swimmers in a peloton save significant energy by swimming close (drafting or slipstreaming) near or behind other swimmers.

Synonyms

Pack, aquatic scrum

Origin

from French, literally meaning little ball or platoon and also related to the English word pellet

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