2016 Salinas ITU Triathlon World Cup

25 Sep, 2016 • Salinas, Ecuador
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SPRINT DISTANCE – 750 m swim – 1 Lap; 20 km bike – 4 laps; 5 km Run – 2 laps.

Salinas is a coastal modern- resort city in Ecuador, with wide beaches and attractively priced hotels. This SPRINT Distance World Cup, is mainly flat and fast with one small hill of 26.5 meters in elevation. The bike course and run course use the boulevard along the beach, called Malecon where beach goers gather along the course to sheer on the athletes. The course then enters a Naval Base which provides security and quiet roads. See our YouTube video link for a virtual tour of the course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXi1vrg3qLo.
We expect water temperatures to be around 24 degrees, and air temperatures will vary from 24 to 28 degrees. Ecuador’s currency is the US Dollar. This is a very convenient feature of this gem of a city in South America.

Maps enclosed.


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. 900 USD
9th. 675 USD
10th. 525 USD
11th. 450 USD
12th. 375 USD
13th. 300 USD
14th. 225 USD
15th. 150 USD

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Athletes Briefing:

Friday Sept. 23 – Athlete’s Briefing 5:00 PM
Hotel Barcelo Colon Miramar
Ave. Malecon, between 38 and 40.
Salinas

Prize Money:

60 000 USD

Event Schedule

Friday Sept. 23
Athlete’s Briefing 5:00 PM

Saturday Sept. 24
Bike Familiarization – 10:00 AM
Swim Familiarization – 10:30 AM
Location: Playa de Chipipe, in front of Velero Azul Building.

Sunday Sept 25
Elite Women – 8:00 AM
Elite Men – 9:30 AM.

Closest Airport

Guayaquil International Airport (GYE)
http://www.tagsa.aero/

Transportation will be provided from Guayaquil Airport (GYE) to Salinas.

Local Transportation

Please send your arrival and departure schedule for your transportation to Salinas. Please send it as soon as possible in order to guarantee the transportation. The deadline for submitting this information is September 16th.

Viviana Gomez
    +593985202579
      salinas.travel.agency@gmail.com

With Copy to the Ecuador Federation: secretaria@trifed.org.ec

Host Hotel

Hotel Barcelo Colon Miramar
Ave. Malecon, between 38 and 40.
Salinas

Other Partner Hotels:
Hotel Caridi Chipipe
Calle 12, between 4th and 5th Avenues.
Playa Chipipe.
Salinas.

Hotel Suite Salinas
Salinas

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2016 Salinas ITU World Cup - Elite Men's Highlights
The men’s race was a battle of surviving the masses as Spain’s Castro won the very first Salinas World Cup crown in a sprint finish, securing his second World Cup podium of the year and his first career gold.