2019 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

09 - 10 Feb, 2019 • Cape Town, South Africa • Event Website
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The Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town is the only ITU World Cup event that takes place on African soil, and the first event on the ITU (International Triathlon Union) World Cup race calendar.

In addition to hosting top triathletes from across the globe, the event also welcomes thousands of multisport enthusiasts for an exciting day of swimming, cycling and running along Cape Town’s spectator-friendly and picturesque Atlantic Seaboard.

The event forms part of the Discovery Get Active Weekend, which also features the Discovery Retro Run – a fun run with a retro twist for the whole family.

The Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town offers a world-class event in a spectacular location, where recreational athletes of all ages can push their own limits while rubbing shoulders with the world’s best… all while their friends, family and supporters get to enjoy the very best that the Mother City has to offer.

Prize money distribution

1st 7,500 USD 7,500 USD
2nd 6,000 USD 6,000 USD
3rd 4,500 USD 4,500 USD
4th 3,000 USD 3,000 USD
5th 2,100 USD 2,100 USD
6th 1,800 USD 1,800 USD
7th 1,500 USD 1,500 USD
8th 900 USD 900 USD
9th 675 USD 675 USD
10th 525 USD 525 USD
11th 450 USD 450 USD
12th 375 USD 375 USD
13th 300 USD 300 USD
14th 225 USD 225 USD
15th 150 USD 150 USD
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Athletes Briefing:

Friday, 8 February 2019
17:30 Athletes’ Registration
18:00 Elite Athletes Briefing
18:30 Elite Athletes Package Distribution

Venue: SunSquare Tsogo Hotel

Entry Fee:

Varies - Refer to Website

Prize Money:

60,000 USD

Media notes:

Leonie Mollentze
Contact: +27 82 550 1514
Email: leonie@triathlon.capetown

Event Schedule

Friday, 8 February 2019
10:00 - 12:00 Press Conference (Sun Square City Bowl by Tsogo Sun, 23 Buitengracht St, Cape Town)

From 17:30 Elite Registration & Briefing

Saturday, 9 February 2019
06:15 - 07:15 Elite Bike course familiarisation
07:15 - 08:15 Elite Swim course familiarisation

Sunday, 10 February 2019
12:30 -13:00 Elite Women T2 Opens - RUN SHOES
12:45 - 13:45 Elite Women Athletes’ Lounge Opens
13:15 - 14:00 Elite Women T1 Opens
13:15 - 14:00 Elite Women Swip warm up
14:10 Elite Women Athletes’ Introduction
14:15 Elite Sprint Race - Women

14:30 - 15:00 Elite Men T2 Opens - RUN SHOES
14:45-15:45 Elite Men Athletes’ Lounge Opens
15:15-16:00 Elite Men T1 Opens
15:15-16:00 Elite Men Swim Warm Up
16:10 Elite Men Athletes’ Introduction
16:15 Elite Sprint Race - Men

17:30 Elite Awards Ceremony

Closest Airport

Cape Town International Airport

Local Transportation

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

This service must be booked by email: Manue@worldsport.co.za. and confirmation with meeting point will be emailed to you prior to your arrival. Please make sure your flight details are correct as LOC will not accept any responsibility for incorrect information.

This airport to hotel service will be available from Tuesday 5th February to Friday 8th February.
For the hotel to airport, this service is available from Sunday 10th February to Tuesday 12th 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

Stay Easy Tsogo Hotel (Official Hotel)
54 Bree Street, Cape Town City Centre, 8000

AC Marriott Hotel
Dockrail Road, Foreshore, Cape Town

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    2 Dock Road,
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