The Beninese Federation of TriathlonB (Fé. Bé. Tri) is an association set up in accordance with Law No. 91_008 of 23 February 1991 in the Republic of Benin.
Created in 2016 and officially recognized by the Ministry of Sports after the congress
constitutive of March 11 and 18, 2018, Inspector RIchard Sossou ASSAH is appointed as President of Fé.Bé.Tri.
meet the COMMITTEE
WHAT IS TRIATHLON?
Triathlon is a sporting discipline consisting of three endurance events sequenced in the following order: swimming, cycling and running. Its modern form officially appeared in the United States in 1974 and has since developed around the world entire.
Practiced over a wide variety of distances, triathlon becomes a discipline in the Olympics in the year 2000 at the Sydney Games. over the Standard Distance of 1500 meters swimming, 40 kilometers of cycling and 10 kilometers of running.
It is managed and structured worldwide by the former International Triathlon Federation (ITU) and a set of continental and national federations which decline according to their specificities the rules general regulations issued by the World Triathlon.
In 1977, John Collins, captain of the US Navy, proposed to decide a debate on the different sporting qualities of athletes, to chain three events among the toughest in Hawaii: the Waikiki Rough Water Swim (3.824 km swim), the Around Oahu Bike Race (179 km of cycling) and the Honolulu Marathon (42.195 km of running).
ROAD TO THE OLYMPICS
FEBETRI holds a variety of events throughout the year, to help the development of triathlon/duathlon in Benin. In 2021, our program was able to reach the following communities:
The overall goal with FEBETRI, being able to compete in World Triathlon Events, and preparing for Paris 2024 - is motivated by how young the sport is, in Benin. We encourage all skill levels, no matter your age and gender - to come out and try the sport of triathlon/duathlon!
For more information, please contact FEBETRI directly.
ASK ANY QUESTIONS!
WELCOME TO FEBETRI
Amateur Membership into FEBETRI is free - just attend one of our events!
Event Collateral Placement
Virtual Collateral Placement
Professional License (Triathlon/Duathlon)
On-Call Athlete Support
*Subject to Athletic/CV Approval
*Private/Public Events Only
*Age Requirement: 18+
Name Placement on FEBETRI Contributor Page!
FAQ: Is FEBETRI open to anyone?
Yes! No matter who you are and where you live, FEBETRI welcomes everyone!