2019 Troutbeck ATU Cross Triathlon African Championships

16 Feb, 2019 • Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe • Event Website
Start Lists
Results

ELITE/U23 & AG MEN AND WOMEN

SWIM
Water temperature:  Expect 20 degrees
Number of laps: 2: 1 x 375m + 1 x 750m
Start Mechanism DEEP WATER
Conditions: LAKE-CLEAN, DISEASE & ANIMAL FREE.

BIKE
Number of laps: ELITE/U23 & AG-AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIP = 2LAPS x 12km each=24km
90% off-road, no single track.

RUN
Number of laps: ELITE/U23 & AG AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIP = 2 LAPS x 3.5km each=7km
Hilly, 19% gradient,90% off-road-trail

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Athletes Briefing:

SUBJECT TO CHANGE:

FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY AT TROUTBECK INN RESORT

Course Familiarisations -
Swim - 09:00 - 09:30
Cycle/Run - 11:05 - 12:00
Uniform Check, Registration & Packet Collection - 14:00
Briefings - 14:30

Entry Fee:

USD 50 - ALL ATHLETE ENTRIES TO BE DONE THROUGH THE ITU SYSTEM THROUGH YOUR NATIONAL FEDERATION

Prize Money:

TBC

Documents:


Media notes:

MEDIA CONTACT:  RICK FULTON fultonrickh@gmail.com
ADDRESS FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS:  info@zimtri.org / triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com
MEDIA CENTRE HOURS OF OPERATION: TO BE CONFIRMED
PRESS CONFERENCE:  TO BE CONFIRMED

Event Schedule

SUBJECT TO CHANGE:

FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY
Course Familiarisations -
Swim - 09:00 - 09:30
Cycle/Run - 11:05 - 12:00
Uniform Check, Registration & Packet Collection - 14:00
Briefings - 14:30

SATURDAY 16TH FEBRUARY

Athletes’ Lounge open: 0600
Transition open: 0620
Swim warm-up open: 0630
Swim warm-up and Transition close: 0645
Athletes Line-up: 0650
Athletes Introduction: 0655

ELITE/U23/AG CHAMPIONSHIP MEN - START - 0700
ELITE/U23/AG CHAMPIONSHIP WOMEN - START - 0710

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 14TH FEBRUARY

FROM OTHER DESTINATIONS -
EMIRATES – TO ARRIVE HARARE 1715 WEDNESDAY 13TH FEBRUARY – OVERNIGHT HOTEL OR B+B ACCOMMODATION IN HARARE CAN BE ARRANGED (FOR ATHLETES ACCOUNT), ATHLETES WILL BE COLLECTED ON THURSDAY 14TH 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 14TH FEBRUARY.  RETURN TRANSFERS TO HARARE ON SUNDAY 17TH 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

ALL BOOKINGS - 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

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) OR USD 120 SINGLE RATE PER NIGHT BED+BREAKFAST.

AWARDS DINNER
AWARDS DINNER SATURDAY 16TH FEBRUARY – COMPLIMENTARY FOR ATHLETES – 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

Homestay

Not available

  • Technical Delegate
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  • Website
    http://www.zimtri.org
  • Event Contact
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  • Phone
    +263 772573534
  • Address

    TRIATHLON ZIMBABWE, 8 MASASA LANE, HARARE, ZIMBABWE

    Event Information contact LOC -

    Rick Fulton email:  fultonrickh@gmail.com
    Carol Pakenham email:  info@zimtri.org / triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com
    Catherine Jennings Athlete Liaison email:  zudwa@yahoo.com