37 years after the premiere, the South Carinthian Triathlon on the Klopeiner See celebrates it’s comeback (half distance) on the 13th of September 2020. The South Carinthian Triathlon is part of the Carinthian Triathlon Cup and also organizer of the Carinthian Championship at half distance. 

The characteristics from the South Carinthian Triathlon 

3 lakes crossing: Klopeiner See | Gösselsdorfer See | Turnersee

Swimming in the warmest bathing lake all over Europe

Active and sport-holidays with friends

Very impressive mountains and lake-views along the whole race course

Spectators, friends and family are very close to all athletes, especially during the swim and run part

The organizers are a fusion of 3 regional assiociations (DG TRI-Gösselsdorf, LG Südkärnten, Schwimmtechnik Gebauer) as well as the tourism agency Klopeiner See – South Carinthia.


Swim 1 lap á 1,9 km 

Bike 4 laps á 22,5 km

Run  4 laps á 5,2 km


10:00am - Start Elite man

10:03am - Start Elite woman

10:06 - Start rolling start

Cut offs

Swim 1h

Bike + Swim 5h 

Run 3h | total time: 8h


Finish refreshment station

The organization will offer food and drinks in the finish area, after the competition.


From Saturday to Sunday there are various traders at the expo area. Also a bike service is over there. 


Massages are offered from Saturday 3pm to 7pm against payment. Please reserve your Massage by phone: +43 (0) 677 61184 654. 

Prices: 30 min 25€ | 60min 45€. On Sunday, the massage is free for all athletes between 2:00pm and 6pm. After having a shower you find the massage team in the finish area.

Starter bag

Swim cap (obligatory) | Start number | Start number sticker for bike and helmet | Transition area bag in 3 colours (bike, run and street wear) | Towel & Goodies



Finisher medal for every finisher.

Awards for the top 3 in every discipline (women and men). 

Goodies for the top 3 athletes of every age group. 


12h September 2020

12pm - 8:00pm Expo

3:00pm - 7:00pm Massage in finish area

5:00pm – 7:00pm Hand over the starter bag

6:00pm – 8:00pm Pasta party

7:00pm Race briefing


13th September 2020

7:00am - 9:00am Hand over the starter bag

8:00am - 9:30am Check-In transition area

9:45am Race briefing near the swim start

10:00am Start Elite Men

10:03am Start Elite Women

10:06am Start All Age Groups

8:00am – 6:00pm Expo

3:30pm Begin check-out transition area

6:20pm Race finish

7:00pm Award ceremony

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