2021 Europe Triathlon Cup Coimbra

12 Jun, 2021 • Coimbra, Portugal
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a. World Triathlon Pre-event Covid-19 Screening Process
As has been communicated to everyone at the beginning of the season, all athletes along with the support staff applying for accreditation to a World Triathlon or Continental Triathlon event must respect the following pre-event Covid-19 screening conditions (as a minimum):
• Fill in the online pre-event questionnaire;
• Perform an Antigenic or PCR swap pre-travel test 72 hours before the athletes’ travel to the event or no later than 6 days before the event for local athletes/team support and NTOs. Tests that must currently be taken to gain entry to a country are valid as pre-travel tests;
• All athletes must submit a pre-travel medical certificate through the World Triathlon registration system according to the specifications listed in the World Triathlon COVID-19 guidelines;
• World Triathlon has developed an online tool for the World Triathlon pre-event Covid-19 screening process. Please follow the instructions below based on your role at the event to learn how to submit the questionnaire and upload the necessary documents https://triathlon.org/pre_event_covid_19_screening_guide
• The above process is standard at all events this season. Additional conditions may be imposed on events from the local health authorities. These additional measures will be communicated to all via the events’ Athletes Guides.

b. Entering Portugal
Before flying to Portugal please be aware of the protocols and Visa requirements applicable to different countries.
You can find all the information in https://www.vistos.mne.pt/en/
If you are a citizen from the European Union, the Schengen Space associates countries or any of the following countries (Australia, China, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong and Macau) you can enter Portugal with a normal Short Stay Visa.
If you are not from one of the above countries, please remind this:
- You need an invitation from the Portuguese Triathlon Federation for the event;
- You need a declaration from your national Federation stating you will be representing your country in the Coimbra event;
- You need a negative SARS-CoV-2 test within 72 hours of your departure to Portugal;
- You need a short stay Visa;
- You need to send an email to joao.costa@federacao-triatlo.pt with your full name, date of birth, passport number and expiry date, your flight details and the place where you got your Visa. This email needs to be sent before June 2nd

c. COVID-19 Test in Portugal
To enter the race all athletes must perform an Antigenic test at the registration tent. This test will be done Friday morning, according to the schedule to be announced:

If the Antigenic test is positive, the athletes must perform a PCR Covid-19 test and stay at their hotel room in quarantine until the result of the PCR test is issued.
The organization can provide PCR tests at the site and its cost must be paid by the athlete.
Concerning the Covid-19 actual situation and the different procedures to cross boarders, the Event Organization will be able to guarantee Covid-19 tests to all those who need it to travel back to their countries after the race.
The laboratory is 800m from the venue at Av. Fernão de Magalhães, 3000-177 Coimbra
The results will be available within 48h (most probably 24h) and will have a cost of 100€/per test, paid directly to the clinical analysis laboratory (https://www.germanodesousa.com/)
Those interested in this service need to contact joao.costa@federacao-triatlo.pt and choose the schedule to do it:
- Thursday, June 10th, from 15h to 18h
- Friday, June 11th, from 16h to 18h

750 m, 1 lap
Pontoon start
Water temperature: 18-20
Wetsuit use expected

20 km, 4 laps
flat with just 1 small uphill and downhill (bridge access) 1 technical section per lap to enter transition Area
2 laps of 3.500m

5 km, 2 laps
Flat course near the river
2 laps of 2500m

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Athletes Briefing:

Athletes briefing will be online Friday, June 11th, at 16h30, under https://www.triathlon.org/about/downloads/category/race_briefings
TD will be available for questions via email

Entry Fee:

100 EUR

Prize Money:

12,500 EUR

Media notes:

Isabel Pinto da Costa

Event Schedule

Friday, June 11th
Time Event       Location
09:00 - 13:00 Race Office       Race Venue
9:00 - 10:30 Covid-19 Antigenic Test Race Venue
10:30 – 11:30 Swim Course Familiarization Swim Course
15:00 - 19:00 Race Office       Race Venue
16:30 – 17:30 Race Briefing       Online
18:00 – 20:30 Race Package Distribution Athletes Lounge

Saturday, June 12th
Time Event       Location
08:00 - 14:00 Race Office       Race Venue
08:00 – 08:45 Bike Warm Up       Bike Course
8:30 – 9:30 Athletes Lounge Check-in - Women Race Venue
8:45 – 9:30 Transition Area Check-in - Women Race Venue
9:15 – 9:45 Swim Warm Up - Women Swim Course
10:00 Women Start       Race Venue
10:45 – 11:15 Swim Warm Up - Men Swim Course
11:10 -11:20 Bike Check - Men Transition
11:20 Medal Ceremony Race Venue
11:30 Men Start       Race Venue
12:40 Medal Ceremony Race Venue

Closest Airport

Oporto Airport, 100km from the venue
Lisbon Airport, 200km from the venue

Local Transportation

The LOC will provide transportation from Lisbon and Porto Airport for the athletes and their Team Officials.
If you have any Transfer queries please contact:
João Costa
Email: joao.costa@federacao-triatlo.pt
Phone: +351 961 558 779

Transfers from Lisbon Airport (both ways):
- 50€ per person (if scheduled until May 31st)
- 65€ per person (if scheduled after May 31st)

Transfers from Porto Airport (both ways):
- 40€ per person (if scheduled until May 31st)
- 55€ per person (if scheduled after May 31st)

Bank details for transfer payment:
Federação de Triatlo de Portugal
Bank: Caixa de Crédito Agrícola
IBAN: PT50 0045 5442 40331295834 84

Receipts send to joao.costa@federacao-triatlo.pt

The transfer between persons who do not belong to the same delegation or group of persons will not be allowed. The use of mask is mandatory. Everyone needs to disinfect their hands before entering the van.

Host Hotel

Single room (B&B): 120€
Double/Twin room (B&B): 130€ (price per room)
Price per meal: 25€
Reservations must be made by email at reservas@quintadaslagrimas.pt or by phone, using +351 239 802 380 and must be mentioned that it is a reservation within the event organization.

You can also contact the LOC Travel Agency Partner “Tri at Portugal” for other choices:
Telemóvel: +351 928 109 098

  • Technical Delegate
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  • Event Contact
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  • Phone
    +351 936 753 343