2019 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup

31 Mar, 2019 • New Plymouth, New Zealand • Event Website
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The 2019 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup is a sprint distance triathlon - 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run.  The event will be held at Ngamotu Beach and the surrounding scenic roads of Taranaki. The 2019 event will be part of a Triathlon Festival with the NZ Schools Championships on the Friday and Saturday prior to the World Cup.

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 29th March - 6:00pm - Quality Hotel Plymouth International

Media notes:

Please contact Andrew Dewhurst for all media enquiries

P: +64 21 535 501

E: media@taranakitrifestival.nz

Event Schedule

Friday, March, 29th
17:30 Elite athlete registration at Quality Hotel Plymouth International
18:00 Elite athlete briefing at Quality Hotel Plymouth International
18:30 Elite athlete race pack pickup following briefing
18:30 Welcome Dinner

Saturday March 30th
07:00   Elite cycle course orientation. One lap of cycle course with Police escort, departing from Ngamotu Beach/transition area.   
12:30   Swim course familiarisation with life guard support

Sunday March 31st
ITU Elite Women Race Program
9:15 – 10:15 Elite women check in and registration at Athletes lounge
9:45 - 10:30 Transition Area open for Elite Woman
10:00 - 10:30 Swim warm up for Elite Woman
10:35 Elite Women athlete assembly and introduction in front of Finish Gantry
10:45 Elite Women Race Start
12:00 Estimated course clear of athletes
14:30 Elite Women medal presentations (following Elite Men’s race)

Sunday March 31st
ITU Elite Men Race Program
11:45 - 12:45 Elite Men check in and registration at Athletes lounge
12:15 - 13:00 Transition open for Elite Men
12:30 - 13:00 Swim warm up Elite men
13:05 Elite Men athlete assembly and introductions in front of Finish Gantry
13:15 Elite Men’s Race Start
14:30 Elite Women Medal Presentations
14:40     Elite Men Medal Presentations

Closest Airport

New Plymouth Aiport
Auckland International Airpor

Local Transportation

Free local transfer to Hotel from Airport is managed by Graham Park -  park_graham@hotmail.com   or +64 21 1814216

Host Hotel

Quality Hotel Plymouth International, Corner Courtenay & Leach Street.
Free phone 0800 800 597, Fax 06 758 9949, Land Line 06 759 9128.
email: reservations@plymouth.co.nz
web: http://www.plymouth.co.nz


Some home stays are available on a first in first basis.  Please contact Ross Dingle: President of the Taranaki Triathlon Club - New Plymouth
email: clandingle@gmail.com

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