Triathlon / Duathlon / Aquathlon 2019: Parys Multisport is kicking off with the 2019 Triathlon / Duathlon season after its successful application to become an affiliated club with Free State Triathlon, the Free State provincial federation of Triathlon South Africa. Triathlon South Africa supports the aims, ideals and principles of the Olympic movement to maintain recognition and co-operation with SASCOC, ITU and ATU.

Parys Multisport affiliated with Free State Triathlon

Through its affiliation with FS Triathlon, Parys Multisport will focus on the development and promotion of this multi-sport discipline in and around Parys, Free State. The support from our sport community and local government are key ingredients to the growth, development, success and spectator value of this elite sport discipline. Duathlon / Triathlon events can be staged on and off-road, and offer a fantastic opportunity to participate in a recognised multi-sport discipline that is enjoyed by both road and trail enthusiast.

Free State Triathlon and Triathlon South Africa recognise the following multi-sport disciplines:

  • Duathlon (Run-Bike-Run)
  • Aquathlon (Run-Swim-Run)
  • Triathlon (Swim / Row-Bike-Run)
  • Cross Triathlon (XTERRA) (Swimming-Mountain Biking-Trail Running)

Join Parys Multisport to receive all the administrative and training support needed to participate in this multi-sport discipline. The 2019 Free State Triathlon season started in September 2018 and Parys Multisport invites all athletes in the Parys, Vredefort, Koppies, and Heilbron area to join the club. This multi-sport discipline welcomes athletes of all ages and encourages athletes to advance to provincial and national team levels, including those athletes who would like to participate in Ironman events and distances.

Compete for your position on the provincial team:

In order for an athlete to compete for a position on the Free State Provincial Team and be considered to compete at the South African Championships, an athlete will be required to qualify for team selection:

  • Duathlon:
    • Register with Triathlon South Africa before 31 December 2018 (contact Parys Multisport);
    • Participate in two duathlon events or;
    • Participate in any triathlon event and one duathlon event;
    • Participate in compulsory Free State Duathlon Champs (qualification criteria apply).
  • Triathlon:
    • Register with Triathlon South Africa before 31 December 2018 (contact Parys Multisport);
    • Participate in two triathlon events;
    • Participate in compulsory Free State Triathlon Champs (qualifying criteria apply).

FS 2019 season DUATHLON event dates:

  • 22 Sep 2018: Duathlon (Maselspoort, Bloemfontein)
  • 20 Oct 2018: Duathlon (Maselspoort, Bloemfontein)
  • 10 Nov 2018: Duathlon (Maselspoort, Bloemfontein)
  • 09 Feb 2019: Duathlon (Maselspoort, Bloemfontein)
  • 11 May 2019: Free State Duathlon champs (Bloemfontein)
  • Jul 2019: South African Duathlon Champs (Cape Town)

FS 2019 season TRIATHLON event dates:

  • 22 Sep 2018: Triathlon (Maselspoort, Bloemfontein)
  • 20 Oct 2018: Triathlon (Maselspoort, Bloemfontein)
  • 10 Nov 2018: Triathlon (Maselspoort, Bloemfontein)
  • 20 Jan 2019: Free State Triathlon Champs (Bloemfontein)
  • 09 Feb 2019: Triathlon (Maselspoort, Bloemfontein)
  • 24 Mar 2019: South African Triathlon Champs (Durban)

The managing committee of the Triathlon division of Parys Multisport Club (PMC Triathlon) will be elected in due course as per the constitution of Parys Multisport Triathlon. Pierre Fourie, CEO of Parys Multisport (PTY) LTD, is co-opted as acting chairman of PMC Triathlon untill the next AGM where the managing committee will be announced.

Please contact Parys Multisport for more information.

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