1974: 1. Triathlon in San Diego

1978: 1. Ironman Hawaii

1983: 1. International Triathlon at the Klopeiner See with 111 participants.

1.4 km swim, 32 km bike and 12 km run

1st Male: Walter Furian 2:06,29

1st Female: Katharina Pasterk 2:41,21

Oldest Participant: Hans Plajer (54 years) 2:44:10,95.


1984: 2. International Triathlon at the Klopeiner See with 100 participants.

2.1km swim, 105.4km bike and 20.1km run. 

1st Male: Leithner Waldemar 4:48,06

1st Female: Katharina Pasterk 5:52,04

1985: 3. International Triathlon at the Klopeiner See with 152 participants. 2.265km swim, 112.5km bike and 22.8km run. 

1st Male: Anton Rattensberger

1st Female: Katharina Pasterk


1986: An „unofficial Triathlon“ for everyone organised by Manfred Plieschounig. He was the founder of the "Gösselsdorfer Volkstriathlon".

1st Male: Pasterk Viktor

1st Female: Pasterk Katharina.

1987: 1. Gösselsdorf Triathlon with 500m swim, 32km bike and 7km run. 

1st Male: Walter Zettining 1:22,37

1st Female: Traninger Ulrike in 1:38,26

1989: 1. "Südkärntner Berg-Triathlon"

1991: Austrian championships halfdistance triathlon organised by DG Gösselsdorf.

1999: 1. Ironman Austria in Klagenfurt


2018: The organizers of the "Südkärntner Triathlon" are a fusion of 3 regional associations (DG TRI-Team Gösselsdorf, LG Südkärnten, Schwimmtechnik Gebauer) as well as the tourism agency Klopeiner See – South Carinthia. The first edition had 450 participants.

1st Male: Daniel Niederreiter 4:07,02

2nd Male: Christian Nindl

3rd Male: Thomas Angerer

1st Female: Anna Przybilla 4:34,12

2nd Female: Gabriele Obmann

3rd Female: Sonja Tajsich

2019: At the 2nd edition of the South Carinthian Triathlon, the entire race area was relocated from Campingbad Nord to Strandbad Bellevue Alm. The bike course was also slightly adjusted to ensure the greatest possible safety for the participants. 440 starters rose to the challenge. After 4:08.24, Sebastian Hanusch won the race. Christian Nindl came second and Christian Haas third. Last year's second placed Gabriele Obmann won the women's event with 4:41.02 ahead of Barbara Gerngross and Sonja Tajsich.


2020: The 3. edition was unfotunately cancelled due to Covid-19.

2021: Despite many other competitions that were postponed to September 2021, we were able to welcome 144 athletes to Lake Klopeinersee. After a time of 4:10:24, Thomas Angerer won the race. Thomas Messner came second and Jürgen Kühschweiger third. Enikö Molnar won the women's race after a time of 4:54:12. Siglinde Kincel was second and Hanna Völkl third.

2022: On September 11th, 218 athletes took up the challenge and took part in the half-distance at the beautiful Klopeinersee. With 3:58:28, Andreas Silberbauer set a new course record. Second-placed Peter Müllner also stayed under the 4-hour limit. The men's podium was completed by Thomas Messner. In the women's event, Susanne Aumüller won in 4:30:01 ahead of last year's winner, Enikö Molnar and Ines Jölli.

2023: The date for the 5th South Carinthian Triathlon has been set. It will be September 10th,
2023. Registration will be open from Sunday September 18th.