2020 Sharm El Sheikh ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup and Pan Arab Championships

Dates TBC • Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
This event has been postponed. Event details are subject to change.

Dear Athletes, Delegations and Guests

We are honored to invite you all to participate in the 2020 Sharm El-Sheikh ATU African Cup & the 8th Pan Arab Open Triathlon Championship, April 4th – 5th, 2020

You will experience the ultimate hospitality, as well as, one of the most unique triathlon race courses in Africa, as this year the race is back to its old venue. Not only that, but you will also experience one of the most exotic safari trips in the Middle East, has to be confirmed by reservation, including glass boat, banana boat, also don’t forget it’s the red sea, one of the most greatest place in the world to go Scuba Diving and more, waiting you in Sharm El-Sheikh.
This event will be an experience of a life time, both on and off the race course, and we look forward to welcoming you to Sharm El-Sheikh and Egypt. Don’t miss it. You will experience such an amazing events from the new LOC.

We also extend our regards and appreciation to the ITU for their support of this event.

Important Notes:
-Start Place: Cyrene Island Beach Area
-All Athletes Entries for the (Elite - U23 - Junior - Youth - Sprint Triathlon Age Group) must be done through the ITU Platform by the national federations.
-The LOC is not responsible for booking hotels in the wrong areas. So make sure that you know the place very well.
-Please all NF should be aware of getting invoices from cheaters by emails, Kindly don’t share any information with any unaccredited emails.
-Be aware of any registration mistakes as we have the 2020 ATU Triathlon African Championship in the following week. 
-Entry Fees and hotel payments should be made, before the briefing.
-Tri-suit Check should be done before the briefing (Elite/U23/Juniors/ Youth).
-The final schedule and time tables will be published during the race briefing. So please make sure to check the final orders in the briefing.
-The registration for the AG Super Sprint Triathlon / U14 Triathlon / Kids Tri should be made through this like: https://forms.gle/jR43a9zPFK4HUFM97
-The registration for Egyptians only should be made through this like: https://forms.gle/jR43a9zPFK4HUFM97

Visa requirements:
If you need visa invitation letter, Please fill the form of Information for Visa Invitation Letter which can be download in “Documents” and email to LOC: trieginfo@gmail.com

Full Name / Gender / Birth Date (yyyy-mm-dd) / Nationality / Passport Number / Occupation / In which city to apply
1. All information must be coincident with the Passport.
2. Passport’s Date of Expiry must be at least 6 months ahead.
3. A visa invitations will be provided basedon the information provided, with which you will be able to apply for the visa easily and quickly.
4. Requests should be through your NF official email, or your name should appear in the ITU Platform entries system.
5. Please let us know if you need a separate letter for each athlete or group letter
For any questions please don’t hesitate to send us on LOC E-mail:

Races Details
Sprint Triathlon Distance/Laps
750m Swim - 1 Lap x750m
20km Bike - 3 Laps x6.6km
5km Run - 2 Laps x2.5km

Super Sprint Triathlon Distance/Laps
400m Swim - 1 Lap x400m
10km Bike - 2 Laps x5km
2.5km Run - 1 Lap x2.5km

Kids Triathlon Distance/Laps
100m Swim - 1 Lap x100m
3km Bike - 1 Lap x3km
500m Run - 1 Lap x500m

More Details
Water temperature: Expect 22 degrees
Swim course in red sea, clean and free of disease
Start Mechanism: Deep Water Start
Air temperature: Low/25°C – High 35
Bike Course: 100% asphalt include dead U-turns
Run Course: 100% asphalt, no sand, no grass.

Minimum Ages
*African Cup
-Elite: 16 Years old /YOB: 2004
-Juniors: 16-19 Years Old / YOB: 2004-2001
*Pan Arab
-Sprint AG/Juniors/Elite: 16 Years old /YOB: 2004
-Super Sprint AG: 15 Years Old / YOB: 2005
-Youth U17: 15 Years Old/ YOB: 2005
-U14: 13 Years Old / YOB: 2006-2007
-Kids Tri U12: 11 Years Old/ YOB: 2008-2009
-Kids Tri U10: 8 Years Old/ YOB: 2010-2011-2012

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Athletes Briefing:

Saturday 4th April 2020
17:30 – 18:00 Race Briefing at Cyrene Island (Elite/U23/Juniors)
17:30 – 18:00 Race Briefing at Cyrene Island (All Super Sprint – Youth - AG)
18:00 – 18:30 Race Briefing at Cyrene Island (Sprint AG)
18:30 – 19:00 Race Briefing at Cyrene Island (Kids Tri)

Entry Fee:

Elite-U23-Junior-Youth: 50 USD // Age Group: 75 USD // Kids Tri: 30 USD

Prize Money:

Prize money distribution. African Cup Elite men and women: Total Prize Money is 3000 USD 1st - 750 USD 2nd - 450 USD 3rd - 300 U

Event Schedule

This event has been postponed. The schedule will be updated once new dates are confirmed.

NOTE: Provisional Timetable (SUBJECT TO CHANGE (
Please make sure check the last Schedule and orders at the Briefing

Saturday 4th April 2020
12:00 – 17:00 Help Desk at Cyrene Island Hotel
12:00 – 17:00 Registration for Super Sprint Age Group, Youth, Kids
15:30 – 16:00 Bike Course (FOP) familiarization for Elites/U23 and Juniors
16:00 – 16:30 Swim Course (FOP) familiarization for Elites/U23 and Juniors
17:30 – 18:00 Race Briefing at Cyrene Island (Elite/U23/Juniors)
17:30 – 18:00 Race Briefing at Cyrene Island (All Super Sprint – Youth - AG)
18:00 – 18:30 Race Briefing at Cyrene Island (Sprint AG)
18:30 – 19:00 Race Briefing at Cyrene Island (Kids Tri)

Sunday 5th April 2020
*05:28 Sunrise
*Super Sprint Distance (Youth/AG/U14)
05:00 Transition opens and Check-in
05:20 Transition closes
05:20 Line up and Introduction
05:30 Males Start
05:40 Female Start
07:00 Cut-Off
07:01 Transition Check-Out for 10min

*Kids Triathlon
06:40 Transition Open and Check in
06:50 Transition Close
07:00 Race Start
07:20 Transition Check-Out for 10 min

*Sprint Distance Male and Female (Elite/U23/Juniors)
07:30 Athletes Lounge opens and Check-in
07:30 Transition opens
07:30 Swim warm-up opens
07:50 Transition closes
07:50 Swim warm-up closes
07:55 Female Line up and Introduction (Elite Women/U23 Women /Junior Women)
08:00 Women Start
09:00 Male Line up and Introduction (Elite Men/U23 Men/Junior Men)
09:10 Men Start
10:40 Transition Check-Out

*Sprint Triathlon AG Male and Female
10:40 Transition opens
10:55 Transition closes
11:00 Start
13:15 Cut-Off and Transition Check-Out for 10 min

*Medal Ceremonies
09:00 Youth
09:10 U14
09:15 Super Sprint AG
09:00 Kids-Tri
10:00 Elite Women / U23 Women / Junior Women
11:00 Elite Men/ U23 Men/ Junior Men
13:30 AG Sprint

Closest Airport

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

Local Transportation

20$ Per Person Round Trip
Including airport to Hotel and hotel to airport.
Book here: https://forms.gle/RnN6oZV9LjA597rh7

Host Hotel

*Host Hotel >>> Cyrene Island (4 Stars)
Prices per room/ per person
-Single Room     75$ /75$
-Double Room 100$ /50$
-Triple Room 120$ /40$
*Baron Resort Hotel Sharm El Sheikh (5 Starts)
Prices per room/ per person
-Single Room     100$ /100$
-Double Room 140$ /70$
-Triple Room 180$ /60$

*Prices Include:
• Soft All Inclusive, buffet style
• Quoted per room per night.
• Internet Free at the Hotel Loopy Free. 
• Payment should at each hotel Loopy to The Arab Triathlon Confederation Disk. 
• Payment should be to the Arab Triathlon Confederation upon arrival
• Booking for hotels in our prices should be done in this link:

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