2018 Lake Kivu ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup

04 Aug, 2018 • Lake Kivu Resort, Rwanda
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Event Type: Sprint
Event Date: August 4th 2018
Event venue: Gisenyi Rubavu District
Race Distance: 750m / 21.9km / 4.5km
Swim > 1 x 750m
Bike > 3 x 7.3km
Run > 3 x 1.5
Bike Check: 06h30 (6.30am)
Warm up: 07h00 (7am)
Starting Time U23 Race: 07h30 (7.30am)
Starting Time Age Group Race: 09h00 (9am)
Starting Time Elite Race: 11h00 (11am)
There will be a 10min delay between male and female departure

LAKE KIVU TRIATHLON AFRICAN CUP MAP - https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ggcQamik2HkT7ykoCoMjrk_6XRMGWUNH&usp=sharing


For the Visas information, you can check online, see the link below:
Then you can choose your language (French and English are available).
1) Free of charge for all citizen of the EAC
2) 30 $  upon arrival without prior application
Your travel document must have a validity not less than 6 months at the entry date

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Entry Fee:

Elite $250 / U23 $230 / Age Group $230

Prize Money:

3000 $ to be shared among Elite Men and Women

Event Schedule

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
Arrival in Kigali Rwanda
First night in Kigali

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
Departure from Kigali 10h00 (10am)
Arrival in Gisenyi 14h00 (2pm)
Registration Elite 16h00 (4pm)

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Registration U23 & Age Group 10h00 (10am)
Race Familiarization 14h00 (2pm)
Briefing 18hoo (6pm)
Welcoming cocktail 19h00 (7pm)

Saturday, August 4th, 2018
See below for race schedule
Closing Ceremony + Diner 18h00 (6pm)

Sunday, August 5th, 2018
Departure from Gisenyi 8h00 (8am)
Arrival Kigali 12h00 (12pm)

Closest Airport

As the site of the race is located 180km from Kigali Airport in Gisenyi the main city of Rubavu district in Rwanda’s Western Province. The city features a resort on the shores of Lake Kivu which is one of the African Great Lakes. It lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, and is in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. Lake Kivu empties into the Ruzizi River, which flows southwards into Lake Tanganyika. Gisenyi represent the ideal spot for water sport. Rwanda has a temperate tropical highland climate a temperature range between 12 °C (54 °F) and 27 °C (81 °F) throughout the year, the average in Gisenyi is 20° (68°F)


Local Transportation

The closest Airport is Kigali Internationnal Airport (KGL)
the transport to Gisenyi Lake Kivu will be by Bus

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  • Address

    Rwanda Triathlon Federation
    Amahoro National Stadium
    Kigali Rwanda