2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series

Devonport, Australia • Event Website

Devonport is very proud to be elevated to the status in hosting the ITU World Paratriathlon Series event for 2020.  We are ready to welcome athletes from all around the world back to Tasmania. The event has a great atmosphere, stunning course along the waterfront and big support of local community. Located on the NW Coast of Tasmania along side the Mersey River and the Bass Strait coast, Devonport enjoys river, ocean and mountain views and is close to some of Tasmania’s best natural places, including stunning Cradle Mountain. For more information, please visit - http://www.discovertasmania.com.au/about/regions-of-tasmania/north-west/devonport .

Tasmania has lot to offer and you will be surprised by the beauty of this island, delicious fresh food and some of the best wines. For more information on how to get to and around Tasmania, please see this guide (includes guide with accessible venues) - http://www.discovertasmania.com.au/travel-information

2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series will be run in conjunction with OTU Oceania Elite/U23 and Australian Youth/Junior Championships.

Para Triathlon Course Description:
Swim = 1 Lap x 750m
·    Ocean swim with in water start
Bike = 6 Laps x 3.4km = 20km
·    Turn Right out of Transition West along Bluff Road to William St intersection (approx. 200m)
From William St intersection head West along Coles Beach Road
Turn left at Coles Beach travel over train line and turn Right onto North Street.
Turn left into Nixon Street at bottom of the hill
U turn just before Monash Crt intersection
Return to transition via Coles Beach Road and Bluff road to complete 3.4km lap U turn for next lap
Run = 2 Laps x 2.5km = 5km
·    Head East to along Bluff Road/Victoria Parade, U turn at George Street and return (staying on the road)

Medical charges
As some components of care may require intervention beyond the scope of the event based services, even if employed medical staff are contracted by the event to provide on-site medical services, there must be a clear policy regarding potential costs to athletes associated with event based care vs secondary site/fee for service care.

Event based care – no charge:
Onsite/on course assessment
Onsite/on course intervention and treatment by designated event medical staff
Finish line/main medical tent assessment, intervention and associated services
Laboratory
Medications
IV
Wound care
Other as provided

Secondary site – fee for service:
Medical intervention not associated with the event (pre or post event)
Ambulance transport to an off-site medical facility
Secondary facility services
Hospital
Medical Clinic
Pharmacy

Follow up care post event

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Athletes Briefing:

Friday 28 Feb 2020 (Paranaple Centre - Devonport City Council)

16:30       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Registration      
17:00       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Briefing          
from 17:00 Athletes function.
Providore Place (right next to the Paranaple Centre) will be conducting a street eats on Friday 28th February from 5pm. Onsite food trucks provide food made from locally sourced produce. The food trucks include Pasta, fresh curries, dumplings, fish and chips, burgers, crepes and mexican. The Pasta is being provided by Pizzirani’s Cucina a locally based Italian Restaurant with all hand/home made pasta and sauces. This location also has a la carte dining.
The price range for food in the area is from $5 and up.

Event Schedule

Friday 28 Feb 2020 (All of the below is conducted at the Devonport Surf Life Saving Club)

7:30       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Bike Familiarisation
8:00       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Run Familiarisation
8:30       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Swim Familiarisation

Saturday 29 Feb 2020

13:30       Paratriathletes Athletes lounge check in and registration        
14:00-14:45 Paratriathletes Transition Open                                  
14:00-14:45 Paratriathletes Swim Warm Up                                  
14:45       Paratriathletes Athlete assembly and introduction                  

15:00       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTS5-M  
15:05       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTVI1-M  
15:06       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTVI1-W  
15:08:21       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTVI2/3-M  
15:09:48       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTVI2/3-W  
15:15       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTS2/3/4-M  
15:20       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTS3/4/5-W  
15:21       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTS2-W  

16:00       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTWC1-M  
16:01       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTWC1-W  
16:03:08       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon SeriesStart PTWC2-M  
16:05:04       2020 Devonport ITU World Paratriathlon Series Start PTWC2-W

Closest Airport

Devonport Airport - for more details visit http://www.devonportairport.com.au
Please be aware that Devonport airport operates mainly smaller planes and it will be an issue travelling with large sporting equipment after Wednesday of the week of competition.

Launceston Airport - for more details visit http://www.launcestonairport.com.au
Launceston operates larger planes and also Virgin Australia Cargo. This airport is about 1 hour drive from Devonport.

Local Transportation

Both airports (Devonport and Launceston) operate car rental and taxi services.

Airport transfers can also be arranged by going to the below link and booking on line.

https://www.updownaround.com.au/airport-transfers

Host Hotel

TBC

Homestay

TBC

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    +61 459117221