2017 Cape Town ITU Triathlon World Cup

11 Feb, 2017 • Cape Town, South Africa • Event Website
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Friday 10 February
11:00 Elite Race Briefing
Location: Cape Sun Hotel

Swim: 750 m
The swim comprises of 1 lap of 750 m, beginning and ending in Quay 6.

Cycle: 20 km
The cycle comprises of one lap of 4.8 km followed by 4 laps of 3.8 km. The cycle will start at Transition 1, Quay 6, V&A Waterfront.

Out of transition and left into Breakwater Boulevard, turning right at the Granger Bay Boulevard roundabout onto Beach Road. Cycle along Beach Road until you get to Turning Point 1 before the Moullie Point lighthouse, returning back a long Beach Road and a right turn onto Fritz Sonnenburg Road. From this point follow the same routes as before back to the Stadium Forecourt for completion of Lap 1(which 4,8km). On completion of a further 4 laps of 3.8 km, you will enter Transition 2 (on the Stadium Forecourt in front of the grand stand) where you will start your run.

Run: 5 km
The run comprises of 2 laps of 2.5 km ending on the Stadium Forecourt. The run starts at Transition 2, exiting the Stadium forecourt, down to the city cycle path and right across Vlei Road and into the Green Point Urban Park. Upon reaching Turning Point 2, you will return on the same course in the park, to exit park down the cycle path just before the underpass. Here you turn left and up the forecourt paved area At the top of the paved area you turn right and head down across Fritz Sonneburg Road alongside the Soccer Stadium to the turning Point 3. Left around the cone and back along the same route and as you cross Fritz Sonneburg Road you veer slightly right and down back through Transition 2 and the grand stands. Upon completion of 2 laps, you will do a final sprint just past the Transition 2 to reach the finish line.

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 10 February
11:00 Elite Race Briefing
Location: Cape Sun Hotel

Prize Money:

60,000 USD

Event Schedule

Friday 10 February
6:30 - 7:15 Elite Bike course familiarisation
7:45 - 8:45 Elite Swim course familiarisation
11:00 Elite Race Briefing

Saturday 11 February
12:00 – 12:30 Elite Women TZ 2 check-in
12:15 – 13:15 Elite Women AL check-in
12:45 – 13:30 Elite Women TZ 1 check-in
12:45 – 13:30 Elite Women Swim warm up
13:35 Elite Women Athletes’ introduction
13:45 Elite Women Start

13:45 – 14:15 Elite Men TZ 2 check-in
14:00 – 15:00 Elite Men AL check-in
14:30 – 15:15 Elite Men TZ 1 check-in
14:30 – 15:15 Elite Men Swim warm up
15:20 Elite Men Athletes’ introduction
15:30 Elite Men Start
16:45 Elite Men & Women Medal Ceremonies

Local Transportation

The LOC will provide free transportation for the Elite Athletes and their Team Officials from the airport to the hotel and back to the airport.

This service must be booked by email: Manue@worldsport.co.za.

This airport to hotel service will be available from Monday 6th February to Friday 10th February.
For the hotel to airport, this service is available from Sunday 12th February to Thursday 16th February

Email: manue@worlsport.co.za
Phone: +27 (0) 82 8200617

Host Hotel

For all your accommodation and travel enquiries, please Manue Marescia:
Email: manue@worlsport.co.za
Phone: +27 (0) 82 8200617

1 Cullinan Street
Cape Town City Centre
Cape Town

1 Lower Buitengracht Road
Cape Town

23 Strand Street
Cape Town City Centre
Cape Town

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Event Videos

2017 Cape Town ITU World Cup - Elite Men's Highlights
It was the opening race of the 2017 ITU World Cup season and it could not have got better for the locals. Murray won in 51 minutes and 33 seconds followed by Schoeman on his heels 8 seconds later and Sullwald in 51.56.