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
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For the Steinberg Quadrathlon, taking place on 2nd of June, there are currently still racing slots available - online registration is possible until May, 21…Continue
Added by WQF on May 9, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments
While many athletes just slowly start training after the off-season, the WQF has worked hard during the past few months. With success: a brilliant race schedule for the WQF Quadrathlon World Cup 2013 is the result - even though the coordination of the races is not that easy and really time consuming - but 2013 promises a lot of excitement and adventure in…Continue
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With a terrific final race in Bude (GBR) two weeks ago, the World Cup 2012 drew to a close. After a long and tough season including races in the Czech Republic, Germany, Great-Britain, Slovakia and Spain, Leoš Roušavý (CZE) and Lisa Maria Hirschfelder (GER) secured themselves the cristalline World Cup.
The Czech Leoš Roušavý recorded his fourth…Continue
Added by WQF on September 20, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments
The final race of the season, in Bude – England, was blessed with amazing weather, the calmest sea in the race’s history, no sign of any surf at all! Blue skies and warm temperatures brought lots of competitors out 30 individuals and 16 teams, plus lots of spectators who enjoyed the excitment in this quiet little Cornish town! It was the last World Cup event and also…Continue
Added by WQF on September 13, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments
Last weekend the Quadrathlon community met at Lake “Ratscher” in Germany for the Sprint World Championships. In warm and dry conditions around 70 athletes competed over the distance of 0.75 km swim, 25 km bike, 4.7 km kayak and 5 km run. In the end, the Czech Leoš Roušavý and the German Antje Fiebig secured themselve the title after a thrilling race.
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The race did start differently however. Into transition after the 1.5km swim, German Stefan Teichert had built a lead of 1 minute 25 seconds. GB team athlete and another contender for a podium finish, Mat…Continue
Added by WQF on August 14, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments
The Quadrathlon World-Cup that took place in the Slovakian city Samorín was again an exciting neck-and-neck-race between the Czech Leoš Roušavy and the German Stefan Teichert. They showed a fascinating competition consisting of 0.75 km swim, 20 km bike, 4 km kayak and 5 km running. Due to his good swimming performance Teichert took the lead from the beginning,…Continue
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Brigg in North Lincolnshire (England) and the Brigg Bomber Quadrathlon was home to the European Championships in the middle distance of Quadrathlon consisting of a 1.5 km open-water-swim,7 km kayak, 35 km bike and 10 km running. Both for men and women, the title stayed within the country.
Concerning the men, the English Mat Stephenson challenged the Welsh…Continue
Added by WQF on July 20, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments
Leos Rousavy has taken a commanding lead in the World Cup standings after winning his third Quadrathlon event in Tyn nad Vltavou, Czech Replublic. The win at the sprint distance event consisting 1 km swim, 5 km kayak, 25 km bike and 5 km run, means Leos is well on his way to defend his 2011 World Cup title. In second was fellow Czech, Michal Hasa who set the fastest…Continue
Added by WQF on July 3, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments
Brigg Bomber Organisers LINCSQUAD (Lincolnshire Quadrathlon Club) have stepped in to be the last minute hosts of the European Championship Quadrathlon middle distance event for 2012 and have a growing European field of athletes.
This event is the British Championships and is a favourite on the World Cup circuit. The Bomber consists of a 1.5k river swim,…Continue
Added by WQF on June 29, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments
Don’t worry, the Awesome Foursome event in Bude, Cornwall on September 8th is still on as a World Cup race, but is sadly no longer to be classed as the European Championships. Unfortunately and due to the very low number of entries so far received and high set-up costs, the Organizer, Shoreline Activities is forced to make this change to its event. Retaining World Cup…Continue
Added by WQF on June 25, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments
Last weekend, the second race of the Quadrathlon World Cup took place at “Steinberger See” (Bavaria, GER). With optimal external conditions, the Czech Leos Rousavy and the German Stefan Teichert were engaged in a thrilling duel for the victory. While Teichert dominated the swim (1.5 km), Rousavy came up to him again on the 35 km long cycling course. The two quadrathletes…Continue
Added by WQF on June 6, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments
The organisers of the long distance August 26th Quadrathlon in Tihany, Balaton, have struggled to find enough sponsorship and gain the official permissions to run the event as a full WQF event. The organisers had begun plans to run it as a full World Cup race and have expressed their disappointment in these changes. Amended details of this race will be published under…Continue
Added by WQF on May 16, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments
The first weekend of May saw the 2012 Quadrathlon season opening World Cup race on the Spanish Island of Ibiza. The race marked 25 years from Ibiza’s first Quadrathlon. The middle distance event was led by Spaniard Miquel Armengol Roca over the 1.5KM swim and 7KM kayak disciplines. Roca, from Barcelona, was kept within the sights of last year’s winner, Leos Rousavy from…Continue
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The 2012 Australian long distance event, The Murray QUAD, will still take place, but without World Cup status. The organizers have decided to run the event using World Cup rules, but want to ensure that everything runs perfectly and that they can run the event to WQF standards. As this is the first time an official Quadrathlon has been run in Australia, the uncertainty…Continue
Added by WQF on April 17, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments
Over the last couple of months, the WQF has revised and dated the rules and order of competition for Quadrathlon. The executive board has formulated clear rules using as a basis, triathlon rules. This is help those organizers and athletes who compete in events where triathlon and quadrathlon run side by side.
Important changes to take note…Continue
Added by WQF on March 13, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments
With a long-term view to develop Quadrathlon, the World Quadrathlon Federation (WQF), is pleased to add a two brand new race events for the 2012/2013 World Cup season. The Murray Quad in Australia launches the first event of the 2012/2013 Quadrathlon World Cup, as well as it being the inaugural Quadrathlon event in Australia. Another addition to the World…Continue
Added by WQF on February 13, 2012 at 22:30 — No Comments
The World Quadrathlon Federation (WQF) Congress has spent the last few weeks finalising its revised Constitution and a new Fees Order was set up by the member countries, and a new Executive Board selected. The old and new President remains the Czech Vaclav Marek. The new Vice President is Steve Hook from Great Britain. …Continue
Added by WQF on November 28, 2011 at 20:30 — No Comments
With the European championships (Bude) results now in the WQF World Cup 2011 final standings can now be released. In six races of the series in Spain, Czech Republic, Great Britain and Germany numerous athletes battled it out with one another to score World Cup points. After an exciting season the winners of…Continue
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