2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships

05 - 08 Jun, 2008 • Vancouver, Canada • Event Website
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For the public, admission is free to watch a world-class triathlon with many past and present Olympians.

For Visa Invitation Letters, please contact Ms. Adrienne Proseilo admin@triathlonvancouver.com

Interested in being a part of the experience as a volunteer?  There’s lots of   positions in a variety of areas, email volunteer@triathlonvancouver.com to find out more!

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Athletes Briefing:

Click here to download full event schedule

Entry Fee:

300 USD

Prize Money:

250,000 USD


Media notes:

For all media inquiries, contact Marcie Arnold media@triathlonvancouver.com

More information can be found here: http://www.triathlonvancouver.com/media.html

Click here to download Media Accreditation form

Wednesday, 4 June 2008
08:00 to 19:00 Media Centre operating hours (English Bay Venue)
08:00 to 19:00 Media accreditation & press kit pick-up (Media Centre)

Thursday, 5 June 2008
06:45 to 16:00 Media Centre operating hours (English Bay Venue)
06:45 to 16:00 Media accreditation & press kit pick-up (Media Centre)
07:00 Junior Women’s World Championship
09:00 Junior Men’s World Championship
10:30 Junior Medal Ceremonies
15:00 Opening Cermony (English Bay Venue)

Friday, 6 June 2008
06:30 Age-Group Sprint Distance World Championship
07:30 to 16:30 Media Centre operating hours (English Bay Venue)
07:30 to 16:30 Media accreditation & press kit pick-up (Media Centre)
14:00 Official Pre-race Press Conference (Venue Media Centre)

Saturday, 7 June 2008
06:30 Corporate Challenge
06:45 Age-Group & AWAD World Championship
07:00 to 18:00 Media Centre operating hours
07:00 to 18:00 Last Day to Pick-up Media accreditation & press kit (Media Centre)

Sunday, 8 June 2008
06:30 to 21:30 Media Centre operating hours
07:00 Under23 Women World Championship
10:00 Under23 Men World Championship
13:00 Elite Women World Championship
16:00 Elite Men World Championship
18:15 U23 & Elite Medal Ceremonies (English Bay Venue)
19:30 Post Race Press Conference (Media Centre)
19:30 Closing Ceremony (GM Place)

*all times and locations are provisional and therefore subject to change

Click here to download full event schedule

Event Schedule

Thursday 5 June 2008
07:00 Junior Women World Championship
09:00 Junior Men World Championship
14:30 Kid’s Aquathlon
14:30 Parade of Nations
15:00 Opening Ceremony
16:00 to 21:00 Pasta Party (please contact Ms. Sunny Erfan for your pasta party time schedule)

Friday 6 June 2008
06:30 Age Group Sprint Distance World Championship (first wave)

Saturday 7 June 2008
6:30 Corporate Challenge Event
6:40 Age Group & AWAD World Championship (first wave)

Sunday 8 June 2008
07:00 U23 Women World Championship
10:00 U23 Men World Championship
13:00 Elite Women World Championship
16:00 Elite Men World Championship
18:15 U23 & Elite Medal Ceremonies
19:30 Awards and Closing Banquet

Click here to download full event schedule

Closest Airport

Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Local Transportation

Please contact Ms. Sunny Erfan, Athletes’ Services Manager for further details
info@triathlonvancouver.com

Host Hotel

TBA

Homestay

Please contact Ms. Sunny Erfan, Athletes’ Services Manager for further details
info@triathlonvancouver.com

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  • Website
    http://www.triathlonvancouver.com
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  • Phone
    1 604 904 9248
  • Fax
    1 604 904 9249
  • Address

    Vancouver, BC
    Canada

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