2023 Europe Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships Balikesir

04 - 06 Aug, 2023 • Balikesir, Turkey • Event Website
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Welcome to Balıkesir!

Balıkesir is a city located in the Marmara region of Turkey. It is the capital of Balıkesir Province and has a population of around 300,000 people. The city is located on the shores of the Gulf of Edremit and is surrounded by fertile agricultural land.

Balıkesir has a long history dating back to the Hellenistic period, and has been ruled by various empires throughout its history including the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman empires. As a result, the city has a rich cultural heritage and is home to many historical sites and landmarks.

One of the most famous landmarks in Balıkesir is the Clock Tower, which was built in 1827 and is located in the city center. Other notable historical sites include the Balıkesir Castle, which dates back to the 13th century, and the Yıldız Mountain Natural Park, which is home to a variety of plant and animal species.

Balıkesir is also known for its traditional cuisine, which includes dishes such as çorba (soup), kebab, and baklava. The city is also famous for its olive oil, which is produced in the surrounding area and is exported all over the world.

In addition to its historical and cultural attractions, Balıkesir is a popular destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and cycling. The city is surrounded by mountains and forests, making it an ideal location for nature lovers.

Overall, Balıkesir is a vibrant and dynamic city with a rich history, beautiful natural scenery, and a unique culture and cuisine.

- Elite/U23: Semi-final/final format and Mixed Relay
- Juniors: Semi-final/final format and Mixed Relay

Prize money distribution
Rank Elite Men       Elite Women
1st       3,750 EUR 3,750 EUR
2nd       3,000 EUR 3,000 EUR
3rd       2,250 EUR 2,250 EUR
4th       1,500 EUR 1,500 EUR
5th       1,050 EUR 1,050 EUR
6th         900 EUR     900 EUR
7th         750 EUR       750 EUR
8th         450 EUR       450 EUR
9th       337,5 EUR 337,5 EUR
10th       262,5 EUR 262,5 EUR
11th         225 EUR   225 EUR
12th       187,5 EUR 187,5 EUR
13th         150 EUR   150 EUR
14th       112,5 EUR 112,5 EUR
15th         75 EUR     75 EUR

-Training opportunities-

A part of the canal, between the starting pontoon and exit ramp, will be available for training.

Atatürk Swimming Pool
Address: Hasan Basri Çantay Mah., Park Altı Sk Atatürk Stadı yanı, Balıkesir
For Reservation Tel:  +90 226 245 87 83

No specific bike roads are provided. The road around the venue will be open to traffic till the race day. 

İsmail Akçay Athletics Track, open to public use,
Address: Paşa Alanı, 12 Ekim Cd. No:367, 10020 Balıkesir Merkez/Balıkesir
Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/kTx5i6acpM53V4g58

The run path around the Avlu Recreation Area is open to public use.

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Entry Fee:

€130 individual junior, €150 for the individual elite/U23, €175 junior Mix Relay, €185 elite/U23 Mix Relay

Prize Money:

Total 30,000 EUR

Media notes:

Introduction video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DuNlrjWpUo

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/triathlonbalikesir/

Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrkVgU-c1-hKUzLO5vRmD5w

Closest Airport

İzmir Adnan Menderes Havalimanı (ADB) – 209 km
İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Havalimanı (SAW) – 261 km
Balıkesir Koca Seyit Havalimanı (EDO) - 92,8 km

Host Hotel

For all accommodation and transfer needs:

Ms. Ceren Demirkaya

Sayga Travel
Türsab Licence No: 13933
Adress: Valikonağı Caddesi Akkirman Sokak Akkirman Apartmanı No:2/1 Kat:5 D:18 Nişantaşı Şişli / İSTANBUL


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    E-mail: busrasarioglu@triatlon.org.tr
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