September 7, 2020 - This weekend was marked by triathlon races in Boka Bay, one held in Trašte - The Luštica Bay Aquathlon, and the other in Perast - The Boka Triathlon Race.
In a great atmosphere, the 2nd Luštica Bay Aquathlon was held on Saturday, with over 200 competitors in 5 age categories, and excellent organization by the Triathlon Club Multisport Academy Mayer.
In the main race (1000m swimming - 5000m running), Herceg Novi triathlete Luka Cupic took the overall 2nd place in a time of 36:09 behind the winner Luka Djurovic from TK Dubrovnik in a time of 35:20.
Nikita Kharchenko came in third (42:25).
Aleksandar Vlahović from Herceg Novi achieved an excellent ranking, winning 1st place in his age category (44:16)
Dragana Krković won the first place in the women's competition (56:28), second place went to Zoja Kustudić (1:01:47), and the third to Tamara Mitrović (1:20:47).
On Sunday, September 6, the traditional Boka Triathlon Perast 2020 was organized (750m swimming, 20km bicycle, 5km running) - the oldest triathlon race in Montenegro. In its ninth year, it gathered 44 competitors in the individual competition and three relays.
There was an exciting battle for the finish in the men's race. After the first two events (swimming and cycling), a group of 5 competitors was formed, and the run was to prove decisive.
The first to cross the finish line was Dušan Milošević from Triathlon Club Podgorica in a time of 1:04:20, Luka Čupić won second place from TC Herceg Novi (1:05:33) and the third place went to Saša Radenović from TC Podgorica (1:06: 22).
Last year's title was successfully defended by Jelena Tomašević (1:16:40) from TK Herceg Novi. Her club colleague Tamara Lepetić (1:27:09) was second, and Marija Marković from TK Kotor won 3rd place (1:33:35).
The Novi-Podgorica relay "Skupljeni" (Davor Preočanin, Ivan Arcon and Saša Kulinović) won first place among the relay teams (1:15:00).
Second place went to the Tot sisters from TC Kotor (1:31:19) and third place to Karakal (Gorana, Stanka, Lidija) from TC Podgorica (1:35:25).
The Boka Trialthlon was impeccably organized by the hosts, Triathlon Club Kotor.