WQF Congress and the plans for 2012

The World Quadrathlon Federation (WQF) Congress has spent the last few weeks finalising its revised Constitution and a new Fees Order was set up by the member countries, and a new Executive Board selected. The old and new President remains the Czech Vaclav Marek. The new Vice President is Steve Hook from Great Britain. Selected from Germany, Silke Harenberg is the Chairman of the Technical Items and Stefan Teichert is the WQF General Secretary and Treasurer...

Roušavý and Mielke secure themselves the World Cup

With the European championships (Bude) results now in the WQF World Cup 2011 final standings can now be released. In six races of the series in Spain, Czech Republic, Great Britain and Germany numerous athletes battled it out with one another to score World Cup points. After an exciting season the winners of 2010 appeared also in this year again as the most constant ones. With the men the Czech Leoš Roušavý got the Crystal trophy again, also the German lady Ellen Mielke was by the women at the top of the female standings...

European championships - Háša further in top shape

On the last weekend the Quadrathletes fought around the titles of the European championships in Bude in the southwest of England. The course begins with a 1,000-metre sea swim, within the partial shelter of the Bude Breakwater, then a 30km cycle ride, including some of the steepest coastal hills in the country, then onto the canal for 10km of canoeing and a final 10km cross-country run to finish...

Háša wins at Bergsee Ratscher

In a exciting race by the Quadrathlon World Cup at the Bergsee Ratscher (Germany) celebrated the Czech Michal Háša its first World Cup victory. First determined however the German Stefan Teichert and Martin Busch the race over 0.75 km swimming, 20 km biking, 4.5 km kayaking as well as 5 km running and set off in swimming and on the bike from their pursuers...

Quadrathlon World Champs - Podborský unbelievably

At the Quadrathlon World Championship in Sedlcany in Czech it was Miroslav Podborský who triumphs once more. The 45 years old Czech dominated the race over the middle distance particularly with his Kayaking and on the bike. Only the Hungarian Péter Hóbor, likewise already repeated World Champion, held against over the 1,5 km swim, 7 km kayak, 40 km bike and 10 km run and run in the end again to Podborský...

Jubilee Quadrathlon in Týn nad Vltavou

For the tenth time in Týn nad Vltavou was delivered at the Moldau a Quadrathlon. Also the World Cup stopped off again in the Czech city. Over the distance of 1 km swim, 5 km kayak, 25 km bike and 5 km run the World Cup leader Leos Rousavy became generally accepted opposite his compatriots Michal Hasa (2nd) and Petr Susa (3rd). Place four and five went to the Austrian Josef Feichtinger and the New Zealander Peter Moysey...

Clark and Dyke decide the Brigg Bomber

At the World Cup Race in Britian, the Brigg bomber with distances of a 1,5 km swim, 8 km kayak, 36 km bike and 10 km run. The British native Steve Clark won ahead of his British compatriot Matt Stevenson. With Clark behind only in the swimming part of the race. Clark won in the end with a total time of 2:39:17 and new course record. Third place after Stevenson went to Tim Downing...

World Cup winners 2010 on Ibiza in front

As traditionally in the past few years the World Cup season was opened at the Quadrathlon on the island of Ibiza. The race was over a distance of 1,5 km swim, 8 km kayak, 40 km bike and 10 km run. First position in the swim went to the Portuguese athlete Pedro Bartolomeu and he developed his lead up to the end of kayak of 2 minutes. On the Bike however it was last years World Cup winner Leos Rousavy who caught up to him...