Long Distance Triathlon

Aquathlon to be included at the inaugural World Beach Games in San Diego 2019
Sep 19, 2018

Aquathlon to be included at the inaugural World Beach Games in San Diego 2019

ITU is pleased to announce that Aquathlon has been included in the first ever edition of the World Beach Games, which will take place in San Diego (USA) from 10-14 October 2019. The…

Introducing Long Distance Triathlon

Following the triathlon format of swim-bike-run, long-distance events are usually held over double or triple the length of the standard races. Athletes must possess high levels of stamina and endurance, with races for the elites lasting up to seven hours. One major difference between standard and long-distance events is that elite athletes are not allowed to draft on the bike, and as such many of the athletes come from a strong cycling background.

The 2018 ITU Long Distance World Championships took place in Fyn, Denmark, as part of the ITU Multisport World Championship Festival. You can find the full results here.

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2018 FYNSKE BANK Long Distance Triathlon World Championships Fyn - Men