3rd Queen’s Cup Hua Hin International Triathlon 2011 on August 28, 2011 from 06.30 hrs in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan.

The Triathlon is being organised in cooperation with Hua Hin Municipality, the Cycling Club of Klai Kangwon Palace, Sport Bicycle Company Limited, Thai Yamaha Motor Company Limited, and various public and private sector groups.

The event will also help promote domestic and international tourism, and contribute to the national objective of raising people’s income, creating jobs and enhancing interest in sports, especially among the young people.

The presence of some world-class triathlon athletes will help boost Hua Hin’s profile on the international stage, especially in view of efforts to include a triathlon as one of Hua Hin’s official annual events.

The Triathlon is open for individual and team competitions by both men and women. It includes a 40-kilometre cycle race, a 10-kilometre run and a 1.5- kilometre swim. Prizes will be awarded in various categories, including by age. There is an entry fee of 1,500 Baht/person.

There are four main categories of prizes:
1) Olympic Distance Triathlon (Individual) prizes ranging from 1,000 – 6,000 Baht
2) Olympic Distance Triathlon (Team) prizes ranging from 3,000 – 6,000 Baht
3) Olympic Distance Duathlon (Individual) prizes ranging from 1,000 – 6,000 Baht
4) Olympic Distance Duathlon (Team) prizes ranging from 3,000 – 6,000 Baht

The registration, parade and briefing for the triathletes will be held on August 27, 2011. The opening and closing ceremony (Awards and Queen’s Cup presentation) will be held on August 28, 2011 at the Suanson Pradipat Army Hall, Hua Hin District.