2021 Africa Triathlon Cup Dakhla

20 Nov, 2021 • Dakhla, Morocco • Event Website
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Discover the City of Dakhla Peninsula.

Dakhla is a tourist city located in Morocco, the city is the capital of the region of Dakhla Oued Eddahab Founded in 1973 Dakhla is located in the southwest of the Kingdom of Morocco, a city rich in fisheries. On May 8th, 2010, a 60,000-square-meter Moroccan flag-making event weighed 20 tons, coinciding with the birthday of Prince Moulay Hassan. It was adopted in the Guinness Book of Records.
Dakhla is a peninsula that extends inside the sea by a distance of about forty kilometers, which makes it floating in the ocean.
Dakhla is located in the Gulf of the same name, about 650 km south of the city of Laayoune and is bordered by three Atlantic coasts and is one of the rare cities where the sea meets the sand dunes, making it a kiss for tourists, especially the sunny days in addition to the strong winds known by this leading city in the field of water sports.

The course will be:

Swim - 1 lap of 750 m,

Bike - Connection 340m, 4 laps of 5 km, in a totally flat course

Run - 2 laps of 2,5 km, in the same course

Prize money distribution. Elite Men and Women
Rank   Men Women
1st   1050 € 1050 €
2nd   875 € 875 €
3rd   700 € 700 €
4th   525 € 525 €
5th   350 € 350 €

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Athletes Briefing:

The briefing will take place virtually on Thursday, Nov 18 - Time 18:00
Because of COVID-19, The presentation will be available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1a8r8h-V_byLXFDKoZ1RgUEovxck7PgAY/view?usp=sharing

Event Schedule

Friday, NOV 19

09:00 to 19:00 LOC Office (Race Hotel) https://bit.ly/2YThF4J
10:00 to 12:00 Antigenic Tests (Teams) (Race Hotel)
12:00 to 12:30 Bike Course Familiarization (TA1 - Beach Start Race)
12:30 to 13:30 Swim Course Familiarization (TA1 - Beach Start Race)
17:00 to 19:00 Athletes Registration and Race Package Distribution (Teams) (Race Hotel)

Saturday, NOV 20

10:00 to 11:00 Athletes Lounge Elite Women
10:30 to 11:15 Transition Area 1 & 2 Check-in Elite Women
10:30 to 11:15 Warm-Up Elite Women
11:20 Athletes Introduction Elite Women
11:30 Start Elite Women

14:00 Awards Ceremony

11:30 to 12:30 Athletes Lounge Elite Men
12:00 to 12:45 Transition Area 1 & 2 Check-in Elite Men
12:00 to 12:45 Warm-Up Elite Men
12:50 Athletes Introduction Elite Men
13:00 Start Elite Men
14:00 Awards Ceremony

20:00 Gala Dinner https://bit.ly/3cmPJcJ

Closest Airport

Dakhla (VIL)


Travelers have access to Moroccan territory, under certain conditions, if they have a vaccination pass or a negative PCR test at least 48 or 72 hours before the date of entry into Morocco. To implement this procedure, a classification of countries into two lists (A and B) has been adopted following the recommendations of the Ministry of Health.

Local Transportation

The LOC will provide free transportation NOV 18 to 21 for the Elite Athletes and Elite Coaches from the airport to the hotel and back to the airport, with the following data:

• Arrived date
• Arrived time
• Flight
• Number of persons
• Number of bikes
• Hotel name
• Departure date
• Departure time

All the transfer requests, need to be confirmed to (mounirbenyarmak@gmail.com)  latest NOV 16th.

All Athletes and coaches, NF representatives will be sent the negative PCR test of fewer than 48 hours (interval between sampling and boarding) (frm.triathlon@gmail.com / mounirbenyarmak@gmail.com)

Host Hotel

Race Hotel: https://bit.ly/2YThF4J

For Book other hotels: https://bit.ly/2Zu3x2z

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  • Phone
    +212 611 381 513
  • Address

    President Majid Amahroq
    Royal Moroccan Federation of Triathlon.
    Post Box 182, 92000 Larache, Morocco