2020 OTU Oceania Elite & U23 Championship
2020 OTU Continental Cup Elite (includes points for athletes out of Oceania)
35 years ago, Devonport hosted the first triathlon. There are not many events with such a long history. In 2020 we are ready to welcome athletes from all around the world back in Tasmania. The event has a great atmosphere, tough course at the waterfront and big support of local community. Located on the North West 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 - http://www.discovertasmania.com.au/travel-information
2020 Devonport OTU Sprint Championship & Oceania Cup will run in conjunction with ITU World Paratriathlon Series and Australian Youth/ Junior Championships.
Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st 900 AUD
2nd 750 AUD
3rd 600 AUD
4th 450 AUD
5th 300 AUD
Sprint Course Description:
Swim = 1 Lap x 750m
• Ocean swim with beach start
Bike = 4 Laps x 5km = 20km
• Turn left on to along Bluff Road, U turn at Clements St, head back West on Bluff Road turn right into William St, Left into Coles Beach road, turn left over the railroad left again up a steep hill climb on North Street, U turn at Percy st turning left into Nixon, U turn at James st, return via Nixon onto Coles Beach Road back to Bluff road and repeat.
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)
Friday 28 Feb 2020 (Paranaple Centre - Devonport City Council)
14:30 2020 Devonport OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Championships Elite/U23 and Australian Juniors including Mixed Relay registration
15:00 2020 Devonport OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Championships Elite/U23 and Australian Juniors including Mixed Relay 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.
Saturday 29 Feb 2020 (All of the below conducted at the Devonport Surf Life Saving Club)
5:45 - 6:30 Junior Men & Women Athletes lounge check in and registration
6:15 - 6:45 Junior Men & Women Transition Open
7:00 2020 Australian Junior Championships Start Men’s
8:00-8:15 Junior Women Transition Open
8:30 2020 Australian Junior Championships Start Women’s
8:45-9:30 Elite/U23 Women Athletes lounge check in and registration
9:00-9:45 Elite/U23 Women swim warm up
9:00-9:45 Elite/U23 Women Transition Open
9:45 Elite/U23 Women Athlete assembly and introduction
10:00 2020 Devonport OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Championships & Cup Elite/U23 Women’s Start
10:30 Elite/U23 Men Athletes lounge check in and registration
11:00-11:45 Elite/U23 Men Swim Warm Up
11:15-11:45 Elite/U23 Men Transition Open
11:45 Elite/U23 Men Athlete assembly and introduction
12:00 2020 Devonport OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Championships & Cup Elite/U23 Men’s Start
13:45 2020 Devonport OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Championships Elite/U23 Men’s & Women’s Presentation
14:00 2020 Australian Junior Championship Junior Men & Women Presentation