The 2023 Asia Triathlon Cup will be held in the Qinhu River scenic area, located in the Jiangyan district of Taizhou city in East China's Jiangsu province, on May 20-21.
Triathletes pump their pedals, cycling in the Qinhu River scenic area. [Photo/WeChat ID: jyrmzf]
A triathlon is an endurance multisport race consisting of swimming, cycling and running over various distances.
The sport originated in the 1970s and triathletes compete to obtain the fastest overall completion time, racing each segment sequentially, with the time transitioning between the disciplines included.
This year's event is a specific themed event of the China Triathlon Sports Association or CTSA – organized by the association, the Jiangsu Provincial Sports Bureau and the Taizhou municipal government.
A sweeping view of the Qinhu River in Taizhou's Jiangyan district. [Photo/WeChat ID: jyrmzf]
Regarded as being a prime tourist destination for leisure, vacations and recreation, the Qinhu River scenic area in Jiangyan district has held triathlon events many times since 2015.