The 2016 European Half Distance Triathlon Championships will be held in Austria for the first time on 21 August in the absurdly gorgeous Tyrolean tourist region.
Approximately 2,000 athletes are expected, headed by a big Austrian delegation are expected to take on the race consisting of 1.9km of swimming, 90km of cycling and 21.1km of running .
As well as the Elite European Championships for women and men, the Age Group European Championships for Woman and Men will also take place, along with paratriathletes and numerous supporting events will also take place within the scope of the European Championships.
Athletes can get a test run on the championships course at this year’s Challenge Walchsee on 23 August run alongside more than 1,000 starters, as well as compete for qualification slots for the upcoming European Championships.
Information and entries on Challenge Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl 2015 are available at www.challenge-walchsee.at.