In the immediate vicinity of the new neighbourhoods in the western part of the city, the recreation and sports complexes, Jarun and Mladost, were first developed.
On weekends and  on workdays, Jarun is the place to go for rest and recreation. It was built and opened in 1987, when Zagreb hosted the World Student Games. Walking paths, lakes with boating facilities, numerous restaurants and beach cafés, are comprise the many attractions which bring people to the Jarun Centre for all kinds of reasons. Among the lush greenery, close to the clear water of the lakes and beaches which fill on hot summer days, there are also cycling paths, jogging tracks, a mini-golf course. The lake itself contains one of the best rowing lanes in Europe.

In 2015. Jarun Sports Center hosted Balkan triathlon championship and once again entered into International Triathlon Race Calendar, following European Junior Cup and Open and Youth race in 2016.

RACES IN 2017.

  • ETU Triathlon Junior Cup
  • Sprint Triathlon – open race for all over 16 years old
  • Super Sprint Triathlon for Youth


Swim: will be held on lake Jarun, water temperature is expected to be around 23 C. Pontoon start for EJC and deep water start for other races.

Bike: will be held on road and bike path inside sports center, closed to road traffic, completely flat

Run: beside lake, completely flat

ETU Triathlon Junior Cup and Sprint Triathon for Age Group

SWIM: 1 lap

BIKE:  4 laps

RUN: 3 laps

Sprint distance


Transition zone for all races

Super Sprint Triathlon for Youth

SWIM: 1 lap

BIKE: 2 laps

RUN: 2 laps

Super Sprint Distance


Transition zone for all races

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