The World Quadrathlon Federation (WQF) is the international sport governing body for Quadrathlon. Quadrathlon is a multi-sport event in which athletes, or teams of athletes participate in a continuous series of four component sports: swim, cycle, paddle and run (the paddle and bike part can be exchanged).
The WQF was established 1997 as European Quadrathlon Federation and exists since 2001 as World Quadrathlon Federation. She has her seat in the Czech Republic and is there registered in the Ministry of Interior, Electoral and Association Department.
In Steinberger Lake in Bavaria Germany, a Quadrathlon in the middle distance should have taken place. But the weather Gods had other ideas. The day before the weather decided otherwise. After such a cold snap and continues rain the water temperature was below the safe limit and taken out off the programme. Now we would see a 5km Run, 36km Bike, 8km Kayak, 5km Run…Continue
Posted on June 6, 2013 at 7:30
Some days ago, great news for all Quadrathletes were published, in 2014 there will again be a Quadrathlon included in the BerlinMan, same as in 1998, 2000 and 2002. The swimming and canoeing will take place in or on the Wannsee, the bike and running course will lead through the beautiful Grunewald. On 30th of August 2014, the athletes will race a sprint distance,…Continue
Posted on May 30, 2013 at 12:30
The European Championships in Quadrathlon (middle distance) took place in the English town Brigg (North Lincolnshire). Steve Clark (GBR) and the German athlete Lisa Hirschfelder won the title over the distance of 1.5k swim, 8k kayak, 36k bike and 11k run.
The athletes and organizers had a few concerns about the weather some days before the…Continue
Posted on May 28, 2013 at 20:30
Traditionally, the Quadrathlon season was opened on the Balearic island of Ibiza - the birthplace of Quadrathlon. The first World Cup points were gathered by Vicente Roig Riera and María José Morell Salguero (both ESP).
After the first discipline of 1.5 km swimming in the Mediterranean, initially Riera's compatriot Miquel Armengol Roca led the field.…Continue
Posted on May 9, 2013 at 15:00