The ITU Multisport World Championships Festival Fyn 2018 courses are here!
This summer Fyn will provide water, roads and soul to the world championships in July where athletes from all over the world will compete for the world titles in duathlon, cross triathlon, aquathlon, aquabike and long distance triathlon – and today we are happy unveil the courses.
Aquathlon in Middelfart
On the Aquathlon course athletes can look forward to swimming in the beautiful Little Belt where the spectators can follow closely from Middelfart Marina. The athletes will get out of the water and run into the transition zone, where wetsuit and swim cap will be switched with running shoes before running out on the spectator friendly course before returning to the Marina and cross the finish line in the middle of the world championships atmosphere.
Cross Triathlon in Svendborg
On the Cross Triathlon course athletes can look forward to beautiful scenery, technical tracks, mud, sand, stones, downhill and many other challenges when "The Capital of the Archipelago", Svendborg, is hosting the Cross Triathlon World Championships. The athletes will swim in Svendborg Harbour, ride in the Hallind Forrest and run in both forrest and beach terrain before crossing the finish line at Svendborg Harbour.
Three World Championships in Odense
In Duathlon, Long Distance Triathlon and Aquabike the athletes can look forward to flat and fast courses in an exciting combination of technical running sections in the middle of town and blazing fast bike sections going North. Along the way athletes will cross several local landmarks on both the bike- and running course including Odin's Bridge, Flakhaven and the transition zone in the Thomas B. Thriges Gade Parking Basement before crossing the finish line in King's Garden.
You can now find interactive maps and technical information about all the courses on our website under "Courses" – so get in and see what to expect for the world championships this summer!
Here you'll find technical details, exacts distances, laps and courses for each category – Elite, U23, Junior, Para, Age Group and Open Race.
Facts about Fyn 2018 ITU Multisport World Championships Festival:
- The festival takes place on July 6 - 14, 2018 in the cities Middelfart, Svendborg and Odense
- The festival consists of 5 world championships in the disciplines: Duathlon, Aqua Bike, Cross Triathlon and Long Distance Triathlon
- It is expected that approximately 5.000 national and international athletes will participate
- The world championships and the open races will be wrapped up in a festival, where people from all over the world gather around sport, the joy of life and festivities. Furthermore, it will be possible to participate in several fun-runs which are shorter.
- The event is organized in close cooperation between the Danish Triathlon Federation, Sport Event Denmark, Sport Event Fyn, RaceMakers, the municipalities of Odense, Svendborg and Middelfart and ITU.