August 11, 2024
Ktišský Lake
XTERRA European Championship

Short Track Triathlon

Short Track Triathlon

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The Elite only Short Track event at the XTERRA WORLD CUP will showcase an exciting showdown between the top 30 men and top 30 women competitors. This race is known for its fast and furious pace, offering a spectacle for viewers and an even more intense experience for the competitors!

Registration opens on
Apr 11
Registration Closes on
Aug 11
Registration Closed


This courses below are not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
Swim course
Two short loops with spectacular jump start!

Dive start from the pontoon. Two loops of 200 meters without "Australian exit" in the middle. Two turning orange buoys, both on right shoulder (clockwise course orientation).

Bike course
Four loops with so many obstacles!

Four loops (1.9K each) with many obstacles and sharp turns. There are two jumps, three rockgardens, one narrow bridge on the course, to name just a few obstacles on this special designed loop for Short Track racing.

Run course
Two twisty loops in Ktis forest.

Run course is very similar to the bike loop. There is a short cut in 1/3 of the loop to make this loop 1,3K long (2,6K total).

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Swim course
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Run course


This schedule is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
Thu 2024.08.08
Fri 2024.08.09
Sat 2024.08.10
Sun 2024.08.11


This information is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.


Elite Prize Purse

Elite Prize Purse

Position Women Men
1 €900 €900
2 €700 €700
3 €500 €500
4 €150 €150
5 €150 €150

Prizemoney distribution

Elite men Elite women
1. 1800€ 1. 1800€
2. 1400€ 2. 1400€
3. 1000€ 3. 1000€
4. 500€ 4. 500€
5. 300€ 5. 300€

The prize money will be paid in cash after the race in (in Euros) and is distributed equally between the women and men.


The fees below have not yet been confirmed, and are subject to change.


The information below may be from a previous edition of the event, and is subject to change.

Everything You Need to Know About XTERRA Short Track

  1. What is XTERRA Short Track?

  2. Who races and how do they qualify?

  3. Who to look out for this season

  4. All the venues and dates to save

  5. How to watch via live stream

Qualification Key

  • The first four XTERRA Short Track events will host up to 30 athletes in both men's and women's categories, with the events for men and women being held separately.

  • Short Track athlete selection uses the most up-to-date World Cup standings.

  • When a Short Track event takes place after a Full Distance event, selection is completed within two (2) hours of the final finisher of that event.

  • The Short Track field is selected using the top 20 in the World Cup standings, plus 10 wildcards.

  • Total max. 30 competitors in Elite men / women final race

Wild Card Rule

  1. XTERRA World Cup Rankings

  2. XTERRA WPI Rankings

  3. Exceptional Performance at an XTERRA Full Distance Event

  4. Athletes deemed by the Short Track committee to influence and add value to the Short Track Event


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