Triathlon and half Ironman Championship
Triathlon is a young sport in Iceland but is becoming more and more popular every year. There are several competitions held every year, mostly sprints and half olympics, but also a couple of Olympics and one half ironman.
A triathlon is a multi-sport endurance event consisting of swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances. Try something new and Icelandic triathlete is more than an adventure.
Open Water Swimming Championship
There are two kinds of 5 km competition in the sea. One choice of competing will be in wetsuit and the other with swimsuit only. Also there is a choice of competing in a 1 km fun race - swimsuit only. For both women and men at the same time.
The popularity of open water swimming has been increasing for the last couple of years and those sorts of sportevents attracts international competitors from all over the world. Open water swimming opened a whole new world of vacation opportunities for swimmers. And now it is possible in Iceland!! So this is a great oppertunity to take a vacation in Iceland and participate in a open water swimming competition.