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2014 Zittau ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

Zittau, Germany | August 16 2014

Event Information

Technical Delegate: Eugene Kraus (LUX)

Prize Money: 35 000 USD

Juniors und Paratriathletes: 85,00 €
Elite/U23:                115,00 €
Age groups:                85,00 € (deadline 01.05.2014) 95,00 € (after deadline)

Elite / U23 and Age Groups
Swimming: 1,5 km   course, 2 laps á 750 m with on-shore leave
Mountain bike:   36 km   circuit, 1 round
Trail run:     9 km   circuit, 1 round

Paratriathlon and Juniors
Swimming:   0,75 km   triangular course, 1 lap
Mountain bike:   24,8 km   circuit, 1 round
Trail run:     5,5 km   circuit, 1 round

Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st.  4,375 USD
2nd. 3,500 USD
3rd.  2,625 USD
4th.  1,750 USD
5th.  1,400 USD
6th.  1,225 USD
7th.  1,050 USD
8th.    700 USD
9th.    525 USD
10th.  350 USD

Contact Information

Website: Visit External Site

Contact: Klaus Schwager

Email: Klaus Schwager

Phone: +49 3583 5409876

Fax: +49 3583 5409876

Mailing Address: Wasser- und Surfsportverein Zittau e.V. Heinrich-Heine-Platz 4 02763 Zittau Germany

Local Information

Event Closest Airport

Dresden International DRS 120 km
Prague (Vaclav Havel Airport) PRG 130 km
Wroclaw (Nikolaus-Kopernikus Airport) WRO 200 km

Event Local Transport

By rail
Berlin/Cottbus: Change at Cottbus for the ODEG train to Zittau via Görlitz
Dresden Hbf: Direct trains to Zittau
Prag: Change at Dresden Hbf for the train to Zittau
Wroclaw: Change at Görlitz for the ODEG train to Zittau

Zittau Station is about 5 km away from the competition area on Lake Olbersdorfer See.
Take the A bus, and alight at the stop marked ‘Freizeitoase’.

By road
  From Dresden
  A4/E40 heading for Görlitz, turn off at junction 91 (Weißenberg) towards Zittau, continue on the B178 heading for Zittau
  From Prague (Czech Republic)
  E65/R10 heading for Turnov, Turn off at junction 44 onto the E442 until Bílý Kostel nad Nisou, then take Route 35 heading for Zittau
  From Wroclaw (Poland)
  E40/A4 heading for Jelenia Góra/Görlitz, turn off at junction 94 (Görlitz/Zittau/Reichenbach), pass through Görlitz on the B115/99 heading for Bautzen/Zittau

To Lake Olbersdorfer See
In Zittau, take the ring road (‘Stadtring’) and turn off onto the B96 heading for Oppach. After about 1 km, go straight ahead at the crossroads towards Großschönau until you reach the roundabout and take the exit marked ‘Freizeitoase Olbersdorfer See’. After about 1 km you’ll reach the car park, from where you can walk the remaining 200 metres to the north shore of O-See.

Event Travel Host Hotel

Official competition hotel of the 2014 Zittau ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships: Dresdner Hof in Zittau


Athlete Briefing

Friday, 15th of August 2014, 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, 16th of August 2014, 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

Event Schedule

Access in the transition area / start preparations
At Access a material check will be done for Bike, helmet and equipment. The transition area is numbered to mark each spot for each competitor.

Paratriathlon 07:00 – 07:45 a.m.
Juniors 07:00 – 07:45 a.m.

ITU WM AG f 08:15 – 09:20 a.m.
ITU WM AG1 m 08:15 – 09:45 a.m.
ITU WM AG2 m 08:15 – 09:45 a.m.

ITU WM Elite f / U23 f 12:00 – 01:45 p.m.
ITU WM Elite m / U23 m 12:00 – 02:00 p.m.

Check-in to start at the swimming
Swimming competitors are asked to use appropriate swimming gear including an issued swimming cap.

Paratriathlon 07:40 – 07:55 a.m.
Juniors 07:45 – 08:00 a.m.

ITU WM AG f 09:00 – 09:25 a.m.
ITU WM AG1 m 09:30 – 09:55 a.m.
ITU WM AG2 m 09:55 – 10:10 a.m.

ITU WM Elite f / U23 f 01:30 – 01:55 p.m.
ITU WM Elite m / U23 m 01:55 – 02:25 p.m.

Start times on Saturday, 16th of August 2014

Paratriathlon 08:00 a.m.
Juniors 08:05 a.m.

ITU WM AG f 09:30 a.m.
ITU WM AG1 m 10:00 a.m.
ITU WM AG2 m 10:15 a.m.

ITU WM Elite f / U23 f 02:15 p.m.
ITU WM Elite m / U23 m 02:35 p.m.


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