Long Distance Triathlon

World champions France power to European mixed relay gold
Aug 11, 2018

World champions France power to European mixed relay gold

The French team announced days before the European Championships that their goal here in Glasgow was to add the European title to their collection for this year, and they delivered. With 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

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