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0,5 KM - 3,0 KM -

10,0 KM (OSV Pro Wave + Swim Open cup) - 17,5 KM

KIDS: 150M - 300M - 450M

 

14.09.2019

06:45 - 16:00: Issuing of start numbers for all events

07:45: Shuttle departure in Velden (17,5 km)

08:45: Mandatory competition briefing (17,5 km)

09:00: Start (17,5 km) Klagenfurt- Strandbadpromenade

11:30: Shuttle departure in Velden (10 km)

12:25: Start OSV - PRO WAVE

12:30: Start 10,0 km Cup event

14:00: Shuttle departure in Velden (3,0 km)

15:00: Start (3,0 km)

16:30: Start (0,5 km) and kids event

17:30: Day & Cup ceremony for kids event

19:00: Day & Cup ceremony including dinner at Casino Velden

20:00: Tombola


 

 

The picturesque Wörthersee becomes the arena of the final AUSTRIA SWIM OPEN event of the season! Imagine azure blue, crystal-clear waters, embedded in an incredible natural backdrop of mountain panoramas - that’s what you can expect at Wörthersee.

The race starts at different starting points (Klagenfurt, Pörtschach, Kraftwerk and Velden) around the lake. All participants share the same end goal in Velden, where the award ceremony will take place at Casino Velden.

In all competitions, it is permitted to wear neoprene suits up to a water temperature of 24°C! (The organizer reserves the right to prohibit the wearing of wetsuits due to weather and health concerns.)

17,5 km / WörtherSEE LONG CROSSING

  • Start at 09:00 in Klagenfurt - Strandbadpromenade at Loretto! Shuttle departure in Velden at 07:45. Arrival of all athletes at the start at 08:30 at the latest.  

  • 08:30 Handing over of the clothing bags

  • 08:45 Competition briefing

  • Each participant will have to wear a Restube and be accompanied by Water Rescue Services

  • MAXIMUM 80 participants

  • Swimming is 100m-150m from the shore (distance is marked with buoys)

  • The first Cut Off is in Pörtschach (boat dock) at 13:30. (This corresponds to a 100m time of approx. 3 min.).

  • Cut Off in Velden at 17:30

  • Included are: Transport of passengers from Velden to Klagenfurt and transport of clothes to the destination in Velden, dinner incl. non-alcoholic table drinks in the Casino Velden

10 KM / PÖRTSCHACH - VELDEN / CUP

  • Start is at 12:30 at the boat landing in Pörtschach.
    Departure from Velden is at 11:30.

  • Arrival of all athletes at the start at 12:00 at the latest.

  • 12:00 Competition briefing

  • Each participant will have to wear a Restube and be accompanied by Water Rescue Services

  • Swimming is 100m-150m from the shore (distance is marked with buoys)

  • Cut Off in Velden-Strandbad is at 17:30

  • Included are: Transport of passengers from Velden to Klagenfurt and transport of clothes to the destination in Velden, dinner incl. non-alcoholic table drinks in the Casino Velden

3 KM / Schaukraftwerk - Velden

  • Start is at 15:00 at the Schaukraftwerk Forstsee

  • Departure from Velden is at 14:15

  • Arrival of all athletes at the start at 14:30 at the latest

  • 14:45 Competition briefing

  • Each participant will have to wear a Restube and be accompanied by Water Rescue Services

  • Cut off in Velden is at 17:30

  • Included are: Transport of passengers from Velden to Klagenfurt and transport of clothes to the destination in Velden, dinner incl. non-alcoholic table drinks in the Casino Velden

0,5 km / JEDERMANN SWIM

  • Start is at 16:30 in Velden Kurwiese

  • Triangulation course on the banks of the Velden promenade

  • Each participant will have to wear a Restube and be accompanied by Water Rescue Services

  • Cut off in Velden is at 17:30

  • Included are: Transport of passengers from Velden to Klagenfurt and transport of clothes to the destination in Velden, dinner incl. non-alcoholic table drinks in the Casino Velden

AGE GROUPS

Adults AUSTRIA SWIM OPEN

Age Group Ages            Years

WJ, MJ                 16 to 19        2003-2000

W20, M20           20 to 29      1999-1990

W30, M30           30 to 39      1989-1980

W40, M40           40 to 49      1979-1970

W50, M50           50 to 59      1969-1960

W60, M60           60 +              1959 and older

OSV - PRO WAVE

There is a start wave for all athletes who are registered with the OSV as well as for foreign clubs whose national federation belongs to FINA.

The distance is for the Cup swim. 

The three fastest women and men in the overall standings will be honored.

Further information about the OSV - PRO WAVE.

Kids

Age Group        Years                  Distance

Kids C                2010 and younger     150m

Kids B                2007, 2008, 2009     300m

Kids A               2004, 2005, 2006     450m

All children are honored with medals and certificates!

REGISTER AND RESULTS

Register

REGISTRATION FEES

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The registration fee includes:

  • High-quality starter bag

  • Food at finish line

  • Dinner incl. non-alcoholic drinks

  • Chip timekeeping

  • Water Rescue Service

  • Entrance to Strandbad Velden

  • Shower facilities in Strandbad Velden

  • Each participant supports the "Effenberg - Helpclub" - an institution for socially-disadvantaged children