• WQF Annual Congress, 2019 – SummaryWQF Annual Congress, 2019 – Summary
    At the end of each season, we hold the Annual Congress by email. Representatives of each National Federation are able to contribute. This year the Nations included were CZE, GBR, GER and HUN. Armenia were elected as members of the WQF and can vote next year, if they are active in quadrathlons. The routine business involves scrutiny and approval of the accounts – which showed a surplus for the year and we have a balance which will be used to encourage young athletes to try quadrathlon. Another regular matter was the proposed calendar of World Cup races. An exciting programme… Read more »
  • World Cup 2019 – A look back at the seasonWorld Cup 2019 – A look back at the season
    After four months and new competitions, the WQF Quadrathlon World Cup came to an end, at the end of September. There was, once again, exciting races and many great experiences amongst the athletes. There was also, for the first time in a while, a World Cup race in Poland and Spain. This season there was a new points system, where points were awarded in relation to the winning time: Points = 1000 x Race time of fastest competitor/ Race time of competitor. Spectators could witness top sporting achievements at the four Championship races, where as expected, the closest competitions were… Read more »
  • Walter and Csima won in Tiszafüred and secured the overall World CupWalter and Csima won in Tiszafüred and secured the overall World Cup
    On last Sunday the last World Cup race of season 2019 was organised in Hungary Tiszafüred. It was the last chance to collect World Cup points and take the decision about the overall and age group World Cup winners. It was a replacement race on middle distance because the planned sprint race in Tolna was cancelled some months ago. Due to the bad weather on the previous day and the unfavourable weather forecast several athletes withdraw from the start. Fortunately the weather forecast was not accurate and the starters could enjoy perfect conditions (water temperature 21,9 degree, air temperature 25… Read more »
  • Class World Cup Racing in ShrewsburyClass World Cup Racing in Shrewsbury
    We had a great day’s racing at the 7th Shrewsbury Quadrathon, it was given WQF World Cup Status a true testament to the Event organizers Phil Holden and SYTri. The Event as always sold out at the end of June with 23 males and 21 females entered! The weather this year was perfect, as always the race was brilliantly organized and the atmosphere buzzing! The racing was top class with PB’s and personnel triumphs from many first time Quadrathletes! Our top GB athletes and age groupers were all looking for World Cup and BQA Trophy points, with World Cup leader… Read more »
  • Xtreme Quadrathlon in BalaguerXtreme Quadrathlon in Balaguer
    After one month break the Quadrathlon World Cup continued in Balaguer Spain. At the start, besides the home country, there were athletes from Portugal, Poland and Hungary (49 males and 2 ladies). Weather condition were hot and dry. At the afternoon starting time the thermometer showed 36 degrees. The swimming part was organised together with the cross triathlon race so the 50 quadrathletes and the 90 triathletes started the 750 m swimming together in Sant Lorenzo reservoir. Due to the high number of participants the swimming was sometimes crowded especially at the turning points. After the swimming the quadrathletes continued… Read more »
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