Sprint distance race information

15 June 2019


H-8360 Keszthely, Városi Strand (CityBeach)
(46°45’34.0” N 17°15’13.0” E)


Swimming: 750 m
Cycling: 20 km (5 laps)
Running: 5 km (2 laps)         

Date and location of start

Time: 15 June 2019 17:30 
Location of start: Keszthely Városi Strand (Keszthely City Beach)
Location of finish: Keszthely Promenade

Time and place of briefing

Time: 15 June 2019, 30 minutes before the start (at the start line)
Place: H-8360 Keszthely, main stage at the Promenade (in case of bad weather in a tent)

Transition areas

The organisers only accept responsibility for the belongings stored in the transition area adhering the official rules of transition. The transition will be monitored by CCTV.

Timing of transition: 15 June 2019 16:15-17:00

The transition area can only be entered by competitors after the compulsory equipment check.

In the transition area you must store your bike at the stand designated by your start number. On your bike you can only have the cycling shoes - fastened to the pedals - and other bike equipment, such as water bottles, pump, spare inner tubes etc.

The transition area will be open after the race as soon as poosible. While the race is going, the transition area does not open for checking out.(19:15-20:15)

Official Competition Conditions

With the completion of the sign up and the online registration every competitor accepts the official rules of the Organisers and the Hungarian Triathlon Union and complies with these rules. With the sign up competitors declare that they start the race on their own responsibility and have suitable medical conditions and sufficient preparation to compete.

The maximum number of competitors is 300. Upon the request of the Hungarian Triathlon Union, we are indicating it in the official race information.

The official rules of the Hungarian Triathlon Union apply to the race equipment. You can find these under the following points of the Competition Regulations: 42. §, 45. §, 51. §.

During the swim, the use of compression sleeves are only allowed if wetsuits are allowed and the sleeves are worn under the wetsuit.

Check-in is compulsory for every competitor before the start. Competitors who miss check-in, will be disqualified.

Please note, drafting is legal during cycling! You must have to take on your helmet before you exit the transition zone and youmust not take off your helmet during the bike course. You can take off your helmet, only when your bike is in tha bike carrier.

During the competitions, the use of mobile phones, music players or other music devices with earphones are not allowed! The use of any of these devices will result in immediate disqualification! (the only exception is using a mobile phone during cycling with a stopped bicycle)

According to the rules of the Hungarian Triathlon Federation (point 35.§ 2.) – only competitors with race license or registration can start at the competitions of the Hungarian Triathlon Federation. Therefore, only competitors with age-group registration and annual license can participate in Keszthely Triathlon! You can find more information about registration and race license on the website of the Federation: The licences of other federations are accepted. In case of missing license the participant has to buy a Hungarian license.


The competition will be chip timed, competitors will need to wear the timing chip provided by the Organisers during the race.

The not intended use of the timing chip or the race number will result in disqualification.

There will be no deposit needed for the timing chip.

Time limits

Swimming: 25 minutes to start the cycle leg
Cycling: 1 hours and 20 minutes to start the run leg
Run: 2 hours and to finish

The finish time limit is fixed, small changes are possible regarding time limits after the swim and the cycle depending on the road use clearance of the authorities.

Medical information

DO NOT TAKE RISK! If you are not healthy, please do not start the race, there will be races in the future! If you experience medical problems on the day of the race, please consult with your doctor or visit the local medical office!
Note: If you take any drugs or there are any medical conditions/circumstances we should know about, please write this on the back of your start number!


FIT-MED, the official partner of the National Medical Services will provide medical support (2 medical cars, 3 motorbikes, 1 ambulance) during the race.

Changing facilities

Changing rooms will be available to use in the race headquarters during the weekend of the competition.


The organisers will provide a cloakroom in the race headquarters free of charge. The organisers accept no responsibility for the valuables and belongings left in the cloak rooms! The facility will be open on the 15 June 2019 from the opening of transition until one hour after the finish time limit.


There is a public toilet in the race headquarters available to use, additionally, the organisers will provide portable toilets in the race HQ, transition area and the aid stations.

Additional information

  • All competitors start the race on their own responsibility! The organisers accept no responsibility for personal injuries, loss or damage of belongings!
  • The competition is held according to the rules of the Hungarian Triathlon Union.
  • The Competiton Regulations of the Hungarian Triathlon Union will apply at the race. Competitors can submit caveats according to the Competition Regulations for a fee of HUF 10,000.

Prize giving ceremony

Time: 15 June 2019 20:00

Location: the main stage at the promenade in the race headquarters (in case of bad weather, in the large event tent)

All the prizes will be awarded at the ceremony, so we ask all competitors to be present at the award ceremony to receive their prizes. We are unable to post prizes after the race.

Age groups


According to the rules of the Hungarian Union


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