In a month, Fynske Bank’s Multisport World Championships Festival kicks off in Fyn, Denmark. More than 3,000 triathletes from 45 different countries come to participate in one of the five ITU World Championships, making the Multisports Festival the most significant international sporting event in Fyn ever.
From July 6 to 14 triathletes from all over the world will come to Fyn in Denmark. More than 3,000 participants from 45 countries come to participate in the ITU world championships in one or more of the five disciplines duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, cross triathlon and long distance triathlon. Some with the goal of becoming world champions, others with the ambition to become the world’s best edition of themselves and everyone with the desire to celebrate the sport.
The Danish Triathlon Federation, Sport Event Fyn and Sport Event Denmark form the active partnership of the hosting together with the host cities Middelfart, Svendborg, and Odense.
“The Multisports Festival is a huge sporting event, where we together with Sport Event Fyn, Sport Event Denmark and the three host cities both have to compete with world champions and a lot of recreational participants. Open Race flanks the five world championships in all five disciplines where everyone can try out one of the five multisport disciplines duathlon, cross triathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, and long distance triathlon,” says Morten Fenger, Director of the Danish Triathlon Federation.
Both public partners are also looking forward to the upcoming ITU World Championships:
“Denmark has managed to attract more than 3,000 participants and 45 nationalities to the Fynske Bank Multisport World Championships Festival. At the same time, there will be great focus on Fyn and the five world championships. Together with the Danish Triathlon Federation, Sport Event Fyn and the three host cities we look forward to inviting to a genuine celebration of triathlon,” says Lars Lundov, CEO, Sport Event Denmark and he is supported by the local sporting event organization:
“More than 3,000 participants from 45 different nations, as well as a lot of spectators and participants’ families, are a unique opportunity to put Fyn on the world map. It will be an excellent festival with a fantastic international look about it. The event will be the most prominent international sporting event in Fyn ever, and we are looking forward to launching the festival in less than a month with Sport Event Denmark and the Danish Triathlon Federation,” says Jacob Staun, business manager at Sport Event Fyn.
Facts on Fynske Bank Multisport World Championships Festival:
• 6 to 14. July 2018 in the cities Middelfart, Svendborg, and Odense
• Five disciplines: Duathlon, Aquathlon, Aquabike, Cross Triathlon and Long Distance Triathlon. There are World Championships for the elite, U23, Junior, Para and age groups, and there is also an opportunity to sign up for open race competitions
• The World Championships and Open Races will be embraced by a festival where people from all over the world join in sports, fun, and festivities.
• The Danish Triathlon Federation, Sport Event Fyn, Sport Event Denmark and the host cities Middelfart, Svendborg, and Odense are partners at the event that is being staged for the International Triathlon Federation, ITU
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