Welcome to Balatonfüred

by World Triathlon Admin on 19 May, 2008 12:00

Welcome to Balatonfred on the BeurerTriathlon European Cup and open olympic race!

Balatonfred is a popular resort town in Veszprm county, situated on the North shore of Lake Balaton. It is considered to be the capital of the northern lake shore and it has significant yachting life. The town has two considerable marinas, a string of carbonated mineral water springs, beautiful listed buildings from the middle of the 18th and the 19th centuries and fine restaurants. People come here to enjoy the mild micro-climate, beautiful scenery, the local wines made of native grapes, and sailing and swimming facilities, as well as to revive the two-century-old tradition of socializing around spas bathing and vacationing.

When you are in Balatonfred, take a walk in the town, visit the monuments and sights, wander in the surrounding hills and enjoy the sunset as it reflects on the water of the lake.

This will be the first time that Balatonfred organise a Triathlon European Cup.

We are sure that every participants and visitors will have a good time in our beautiful town in the course of the European Cup and open olympic distance race.

Within the confines of the Beurer Triathlon European Cup we are actuating an open race on 14th of June at 9:00 a.m. because we expect not only pot-hunters.

Pasta Party on 13rd of June in a nice, waterside restaurant called Vitorls tterem (Sailing Restaurant) at 6:00 p.m.

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Related Event: 2008 Balatonfured ITU Triathlon European Cup
14 Jun, 2008 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Women
1. Anina Stampfli SUI 02:05:54
2. Margit Vanek HUN 02:06:27
3. Zsófia Tóth HUN 02:06:54
4. Zsófia Kovács HUN 02:06:57
5. Jana Jirouskova CZE 02:07:23
Results: Elite Men
1. Gareth Halverson AUS 01:51:28
2. Csaba Rendes HUN 01:51:55
3. Péter Bajai HUN 01:52:00
4. Matthias Zoell GER 01:52:07
5. Dmitriy Gaag KAZ 01:52:26
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