2018 Troutbeck ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup

17 Feb, 2018 • Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe • Event Website
Start Lists
Results

SWIM
Water temperature:  Expect 20 degrees
Number of laps: SPRINT: 1 LAP x 750m
Start Mechanism: DEEP WATER
Conditions: LAKE - CLEAN, DISEASE & ANIMAL FREE.

BIKE
Number of laps: SPRINT: 3 LAPS x 6.6km.
Hilly and technical, no requirement though for gear/cassette changes- 16% gradient. Road closure.

RUN
Number of laps: SPRINT:  2 LAPS x 2.5km. All other races divisible.
Hilly, 19% gradient, 90% pavement,10% grass.

Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st 750 USD
2nd 450 USD
3rd 300 USD

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Athletes Briefing:

1200 HRS - FRIDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2018 TROUTBECK INN RESORT

Entry Fee:

50 USD

Prize Money:

3,000 USD


Media notes:

Media Contact: RICK FULTON
Address for Media Credentials request: info@zimtri.org / triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com

Location of Media Centre and hours of operation: RACE HQ - TROUTBECK INN RESORT - 1100 - 1300
Press Conference Details :  FRIDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 1300HRS TROUTBECK INN RESORT

Event Schedule

SUBJECT TO CHANGE - PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE
0700 - START – AG MEN AND WOMEN STANDARD (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)

0830 - START - JUNIOR MEN SPRINT (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)
0835 - START - JUNIOR WOMEN SPRINT (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)

1035 - START - ELITE WOMEN SPRINT (AFRICAN CUP)
1130 - START - ELITE MEN SPRINT (AFRICAN CUP)

1300 - START - YOUTH MEN SUPER-SPRINT (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)
1305 - START - YOUTH WOMEN SUPER-SPRINT (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)

1500 - ELITE MEDAL CEREMONY
1515 - EVENT MEDAL CEREMONY NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS

Closest Airport

ROBERT GABRIEL MUGABE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ex HARARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) IS 300KM FROM VENUE (+/- 4 HOUR JOURNEY BY ROAD) – NO UNSUPERVISED ROAD TRAVEL ADVISED AFTER DARK.

TO COINCIDE WITH ARRANGED TRANSFERS TO TROUTBECK INN RESORT IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT FLIGHT RESERVATIONS ARE MADE WITH THE FOLLOWING AIRLINES –

FROM JOHANNESBURG – BA COMAIR (ARRIVES 1105) SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS (ARRIVES 1205) ON THURSDAY 15TH FEBRUARY

FROM OTHER DESTINATIONS -

EMIRATES – TO ARRIVE HARARE 1715 WEDNESDAY 14TH FEBRUARY – OVERNIGHT HOTEL OR B+B ACCOMMODATION IN HARARE CAN BE ARRANGED (FOR ATHLETES ACCOUNT), ATHLETES WILL BE COLLECTED ON THURSDAY 15TH FEBRUARY FOR ONWARD TRANSPORTATION TO VENUE

VISA REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE CONTACT LOC/ATHLETE LIAISON FOR LETTER OF INVITATION FOR VISA APPLICATIONS.  PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL EMBASSY - VISAS AVAILABLE ON ARRIVAL

IT IS A CUSTOMS REQUIREMENT THAT ALL ATHLETES SUBMIT COPIES OF PASSPORT WITH NAME AND NUMBER, COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, BICYCLE SERIAL NUMBERS. FLIGHT DETAILS WITH ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE DATES AND TIMES. 
TO EXPEDITE CUSTOMS PROCEDURES AND CLEARANCE OF ALL ATHLETES AND EQUIPMENT ON ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE LOC, ATTENTION: ATHLETE LIAISON - CATH JENNINGS e-mail:zudwa@yahoo.com

Local Transportation

ATHLETES WILL BE TRANSPORTED TO VENUE ON THURSDAY 15TH FEBRUARY.  RETURN TRANSFERS TO HARARE ON SUNDAY 18TH FEBRUARY WILL DEPART FROM TROUTBECK VERY EARLY TO ENSURE ARRIVAL AT R.G. MUGABE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH SUFFICIENT TIME TO COMPLETE YOUR CHECK-IN AND CLEARANCE PROCEDURES.  NO COST FOR TRANSFERS TO ATHLETES / COACHES.

Host Hotel

TROUTBECK INN RESORT, NYANGA.  ALL BOOKINGS TO BE MADE THROUGH LOC / ATHLETE LIAISON - info@zimtri.org / triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com

ACCOMMODATION (BED+BREAKFAST) - USD 70 PER PERSON PER NIGHT SHARING WITH ANOTHER ATHLETE OR
USD 120 PER PERSON PER NIGHT FOR SINGLE OCCUPANCY

COACHES AND GUESTS OF TRAVELLING ATHLETES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY FULL RATES AT THE HOTEL USD 140 DOUBLE PER NIGHT BED+BREAKFAST (USD 70 PER PERSON IF SHARING WITH ANOTHER PERSON) OR USD 120 SINGLE RATE PER NIGHT BED+BREAKFAST.

AWARDS DINNER
AWARDS DINNER SATURDAY 17TH FEBRUARY – COMPLIMENTARY FOR ATHLETES – COACHES AND OTHER GUESTS USD 30 per head

VISA/MASTERCARD/CASH ACCEPTED – USD MOST WIDELY USED (SMALL DENOMINATION NOTES ARE ADVISED DUE TO SHORTAGE OF CHANGE) - GBP AND ZAR ARE ALSO ACCEPTED AND CONVERTED USING RATE OF EXCHANGE ON THE DAY

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    +263 772573534
  • Address

    TRIATHLON ZIMBABWE
    8 MASASA LANE
    KAMBANJI
    HARARE
    ZIMBABWE