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2013 Tongyeong ITU Triathlon World Cup

Tongyeong, Korea, South | October 12 2013

Event Information

Technical Delegate: Omar Abu Bakar (SIN)

Entry Fee: AG: 90 000 KRW

Prize Money: 68 400 USD

AIRFARE SUBSIDY
The Local Organizing Committee of the 2013 Tongyeong ITU Triathlon World Cup will provide airfare subsidy to 30 elite athletes (15 male and 15 female).
The amount of the subsidy will be done according to the position of the athletes on the ITU Points List 32 days before the event and this list will be the only one used for the eligibility of the support.
ITU ranking top 1-50 : 1,300USD
ITU ranking top 51-100 : 1,000USD
ITU ranking top 101-200: 700USD
The best ranked athletes in the start lists will be supported with the airfare subsidy, considering a maximum of 2 athletes per nation (Men and Women separately).
Only athletes entered 32 days before the event will be considered. The subsidy will be paid after the event.
For more information, you can contact entries@triathlon.org


COURSES
SWIM
1.5 km
Pontoon Dive Start
Water temperature: 22deg
Number of laps: 2
Ocean
At the end of the first lap, athletes need to come out on the pontoon and dive back in. Distance to the first buoy is 335m.

BIKE
40 km
Number of laps:5
5 laps of 8km with 2 big hills(13%, 15%) hilly, fast. 2 wheels stops per lap: - wheel stop 1: next to Transition, athletes/teams need to bring their own wheels - wheel stop 2: 1st bike turning point provided by the LOC.

RUN
10 km
Number of laps:4
4 laps of 2,5 km. Flat. 2 Aid Stations per lap.

Course map enclosed: http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/events/Course_map.jpg

Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st. 7,500 USD
2nd. 6,000 USD
3rd. 4,500 USD
4th. 3,000 USD
5th. 2,100 USD
6th. 1,800 USD
7th. 1,500 USD
8th. 1,200 USD
9th. 1,000 USD
10th. 800 USD
11th. 700 USD
12th. 600 USD
13th. 550 USD
14th. 500 USD
15th. 450 USD
16th. 400 USD
17th. 400 USD
18th. 400 USD
19th. 400 USD
20th. 400 USD

Contact Information

Website: Visit External Site

Contact: Ki, Woo Kyong

Email: Ki, Woo Kyong

Phone: 82 2 3431 6798

Fax: 82 2 3431 9437

Mailing Address: Korea Triathlon Federation - Street: Room 502, Olympic Center, Oryun-dong, Songpa-gu - Town: Seoul - Zipcode: 138 749 - Country:Korea

Local Information

Event Closest Airport

Busan Airport

Event Local Transport

Local transportation provided for Free:
Busan Airport to Hotels and Hotels to Busan Airport

Event Travel Host Hotel

Travel Agent: Tom & Toms Travel
Ms. Kim, Sunghee
Office: 82 2 313 1178
Mobile: 82 10 9966 8319
Email: with0128@gmail.com

Schedule

Athlete Briefing

10/OCTOBER
18:00
New venue: Yacht Club House

Event Schedule

10/OCTOBER
18:00 Briefing

11/OCTOBER
14:00-15:00 Bike Course Familiarization
15:00-16:00 Swim Course Familiarization

12/OCTOBER
08:00 Elite Female Race
11:00 Elite Male Race

Media

Event Media Details

Name of Media Contact:
Ki, Woo Kyong

No Press Conference

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