2019 Troutbeck ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup

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

EVENT DETAILS

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.. Hilly, 19% gradient, 90% pavement,10% grass.

Prize Money distribution:

1st USD 750 Men + Women
2nd USD 450 Men + Women
3rd USD 300 Men + Women

read more

Athletes Briefing:

At TROUTBECK INN RESORT
Uniform Check, Registration and Packet Collection - FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 12.00
Briefings - 12.30

Entry Fee:

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

Prize Money:

USD 3000 split between Men and Women

Documents:


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 hours to be confirmed
Press Conference Details :  FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY AT TROUTBECK INN RESORT - 13.00

Event Schedule

SUBJECT TO CHANGE:

FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY
Course Familiarisations - ALL ELITE MEN + WOMEN
Swim - 9.00 - 9.30
Cycle/Run - 10.00 - 11.00

Athlete Uniform Check, Registration & Packet Collection - 12.00
Athlete Briefings - 12.30
MEDIA CONFERENCE - 13.00

SATURDAY 16TH FEBRUARY

ELITE/U23 MEN:
Athletes Lounge Opens 10.30
Transition Opens 10.45
Swim Warm Up Open 11.00
Swim Warm Up Close 11.20
Transfer to Pre-Start Line Up Tent 11.25
Athlete Introduction 11.30
ELITE MEN START 11.35

ELITE/U23 WOMEN:
Athletes Lounge Opens 11.00
Transition Opens 11.15
Swim Warm Up Open 11.30
Swim Warm Up Close 11.45
Transfer to Pre-Start Line Up Tent 11.50
Athlete Introduction 11.55
ELITE WOMEN START 12.00

Closest Airport

ROBERT GABRIEL MUGABE 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) or 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 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
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website
    http://www.zimtri.org
  • Event Contact
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Phone
    +263 772573534
  • Address

    TRIATHLON ZIMBABWE, 8 Masasa Lane, Kambanji, Harare, Zimbabwe

    Event Enquiries contact LOC :

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