• A bit of normality- the first quadrathlon takes place in KapsovarA bit of normality- the first quadrathlon takes place in Kapsovar
    Following months of uncertainty and many restrictions due to the Coronavirus, there is now in many countries some light at the end of the tunnel and a gradual return to normality. With this the first competitions can take place. The first quadrathlon race was held last Saturday in Kapsovar on the Deseda Lake (50km south of the Batalon Lake). In hot summer conditions, with the temperature around 30 degrees, 60 athletes assembled on the start line. As expected the 750m swim was non wetsuit. The early leaders were Peter Ruzicska (HUN), Stefan Teichert (GER), Ferenc Csima (HUN), William Peters (BEL)… Read more »
  • Current situation (Update 13.07.20)Current situation (Update 13.07.20)
    The current Covid-19 situation unfortunately influences all our lives and sport takes a back seat. Unfortunately, there have already been some cancellations in the World Cup: – Terceria (POR), 26.04.2020 – Brigg (GBR), 24.05.2020 – Kretinka (CZE), 13.06.2020 – Tyn (CZE), 20.06.2020 – Bydgoszcz (POL), 05.07.2020 – Wassersuppe (GER), 15.08.2020 – Oslo (NOR), 22.08.2020 – Cazalegas (ESP), 26.09.2020 However, the situation seems to be improving in some countries and the WQF hopes that at least a few races can still be held. Therefore the WQF has decided the following special regulations: The World Cup will take place if at the… Read more »
  • 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 »
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