Lake Bled’s ancient castle and legendary island, home to a historical church, is the ‚jewel’ of Slovenian tourism. Swimming in the drinking quality crystal clear waters of Lake Bled in the heart of the the Julian Alps will be an unforgettable experience. Bled is located at the foot of the Julian Alps in Northeast Slovenia. It’s less than 50km from the Italy-Austria border, in close proximity to the Brnik Airport and 30 minutes from Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, one of the most accessible cities in Europe. Bled is undoubtedly one of Europe‘s most stunning destinations. Bled captivates visitors the whole year round. With more than 1,000 years of history, an exuberance of natural beauty, breathtaking views in every direction, many exceptional products and excellent services, Bled has grown to become a prominent world sport event location. Whether searching for history, uncovering one of the many local legends, or simply seeking a natural tranquil sanctuary to find your inner peace, Bled is ideal for every visitor. It brings together the traditional and the modern, and it’s a hub for executive education and a cradle of many of the world’s greatest sporting champions.
ABOUT THE RACE
ET junior cup race. The swim start will take place at the Mala Zaka Rowing center where athletes will swim to the Lake Bled’s famous island and home to the Church of Mary the Queen. And back to rowing center. Swimming in crystal-clear waters and a temperature of 20 degrees is the perfect warm up for the dynamic bike 2 laps course. The run is composed of one loop along the banks of Lake Bled. An amazing atmosphere with an extraordinary scenic backdrop of the mountains, the castle and the Bled island church.
Swim: 400 m (1 lap)
Bike: 13 km (2 laps)
Run: 3,3 km (1 lap)
The briefing will be available the day before the event at the below link:
Friday, 2.9.2022 (Mala Zaka)
16:00 – 16:30 Bike course familiarization
17:00 – 17:30 Swim and run course familiarization
18:00 – 19:00 Registration ET junior cup - Mala zaka
15:00 Briefing – online https://briefings.triathlon.org/bled
Saturday, September 3, 2022 (Mala Zaka)
09:00 Start junior women
10:00 Start junior men
11:00 Medal ceremony