Sun 07 July, 2019
Every year IRONMAN Austria attracts 3,000 athletes from over 60 countries to compete in what has been described as the perfect triathlon landscape. Known as one of the most beautiful races in the world, IRONMAN Austria has become legendary among athletes. They enjoy being part of one big IRONMAN Austria family and rave about one of the most emotional finish lines in the sport. Fans cheer on every athlete until the very last one has achieved their goal.
Klagenfurt is situated at one end of the beautiful Lake Wörthersee with an average temperature of 22° C. After swimming, the athletes bike through the scenic landscape of Carinthia. The bike course, which has a Tour de France atmosphere, with two steep climbs on each loop. The run course along the lakeside and through the city is mainly flat and shaded.
2019 IRONMAN Austria-Kärnten offers 40 qualifying slots for the 2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.