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Athletes briefing October 27, 2013
Briefing agenda Welcome and Introductions Competition Jury Schedules and Timetables Check-in and Procedures The course Post-Race Procedures Weather forecast
Welcome and Introductions Antonio Alarco, PATCO President Pedro Chirino, FEDECOLTRI President Enrique Quesada, ITU Team Leader Félix Molina, ITU Technical Delegate Leslie Pujol, Assistant Technical Delegate John Sarmiento, ITU Race Referee
Competition Jury Felix Molina, Chair Pedro Alarco, Patco President Pedro Chirino, Colombian Triathlon Federation
Schedule and Timelines Friday, October 25 18:00 – 19:00 Elite Briefing and Race pack pick-up (after the athletes briefing) Saturday, October 26 19:00Athlete´s Dinner Restaurant Vaso e Leche Bus Pick up Los Recuerdos 18:30 Sunday, October 27 08:00 Elite Female Race Starts 10:45 Elite Male Race Starts
Schedule and Timelines Sunday 06:30 Athletes Lounge open and check-in for Elite Women 06:40 – 07:40 Transition Areas open for Elite Women 07:00 – 07:45 Swim Warm-up for Elite Women 08:00 Elite Women Start 13:00 Women´s Medal ceremony
Schedule and Timelines Sunday 09:00 Athletes Lounge open and check-in for Elite Men 09:40 – 10:30 Transition Area 1 open for Elite Men 09:45 – 10:30 Transition Area 2 open for Elite Men 09:45 – 10:30 Swim Warm-up for Elite Men 10:45 Elite Men Start 13:00 Medal ceremony
Check-in procedures Athletes Lounge Uniform check (name, country, logos, ITU logo, zippers) – photos taken of each uniform. Wearing other uniform during the race = DSQ! Body marking check (both arms, both legs) Timing chip distribution Swim cap distribution
Check-in procedures Transition Area T1-Bike check: handlebars & wheels (non authorized UCI wheels rule) Helmet check- Dont leave your helmet fastened in the transition The athlete who does not comply with this rule will receive a time penalty of 15 seconds in TA1. T2-Running Shoes outside the box Spare wheels will be carried to the wheel-stop by officials. To add any equipment to the bike, you must obtain approval from the TD up until 10 minutes after the end of the Athletes Briefing.
Pre-start Procedure Athlete Introduction: 15 minutes before start - line-up on the water front road. Jog to the pontoon Select your position and stay behind the line! Athlete blocking more than one place will result DSQ!
Start Procedure Athletes in position: The start can be given any time after the TD announces On your mark Air horn blast The race starts Athletes not moving forward at the start will receive a time penalty of 15 seconds in TA1.
False Start Procedures False start Example 1: Several horn blasts Kayaks in front of you Everyone goes back to her/his spot False start Example 2: If someone starts before the horn and everyone else starts with the horn, the athlete who false started will receive a time penalty of 15 seconds in TA1. During the time penalty athlete can not take any equipment!
The Course Swim 2 laps of 750m Bike 4 laps of 10km Run 4 laps of 2,5 km
Swim course Water temperature: 23c Wetsuit Most probably not allowed 2 laps (total distance of 1500 m) Distance to the first turn buoy 305m Take cap, goggles to transition into your box
Swim course Map LAPS --- FIRST LAP ---SECOND LAP
Transition Area T1-Traditional Bike racks– number, name and country flag T2-Individual Bike racks- Running shoes in front of the box Googles & swim caps into the box Bags to the Athletes Lounge Practice the flow of Transition T2 – Front wheel in rack Mount line at the end of the TA
Transition Area 1 on the road SWIM EXIT MOUNT LINE
Transition 2 Flow
Bike course 4 laps (total distance of 40 km) Technical and hilly Opposite direction to traffic 1 Wheel Station 1 Team wheel station For location see the map Lap Counter: in front of T2 Lapped athletes during bike are out of the race See the map for first runner last biker scenario
Bike Course Map NEED 2011 BIKE COURSE MAP BIKE COURSE 4 LAPS Transition 1 Bike Turning Point Wheel Stop TZ2 TZ1
Caution Caution signal: three sharp whistles and red flags
Bike laps and Transition 2 Flow
Run course 4 laps (total distance of 10 km) Aid stations: 4 per lap, for locations see the map Sealed water Discard plastic bottles off course Penalty box: at the end of the each lap in front of TZ2 Photo-finish Congestion in finish area: Go to mixed zone / recovery area
Insert Run Course Map (show locations of aid station, lap counter & finish chute) (clarify if the athletes will be passing through the TZ on every lap) Run Course Map RUN COURSE 4 LAPS AID STATION
Run Penalty Box The penalty box is for infringements in: TA1, bike and TA2 e..x.: Mount before mount line, dismount after dismount line, discharge or store your equipment outside your designated area, rack the bike outside your own space etc (Transition will be videotaped for infringements) Location: In front of the Transition Area2 Information: White board to show race numbers (Athletes need to read the board – coaches are advised to check and inform their athletes) Procedure: 15 second time penalty served on any lap of the run If you dont stop DSQ
Run Penalty Box Rule interpretation Mount after the mount line: It has to be one contact of the athlete foot with the floor after the mount line. If this contact doesnt occur the action is considered as mount the bike before the mount line. Dismount before the dismount line: It has to be one contact of the athlete foot with the floor before the dismount line. If this contact doesnt occur the action is considered as dismount the bike after the dismount line. Discharge or store your equipment inside your designated area: Leaving the equipment s(swim cap, googles, helmet, etc.) in the designated box. Rack the bike inside your own space: In case of Traditional bike rack, the bike must be racked with at least one side of the handlebar or the seatpost with 0,5m to the name plate. In case of Individual bike race, the bike must be racked with the front wheel to the designated rack.
Post-race Procedures Mixed Zone - immediately after finish 1, 2, 3 with host broadcaster first. Medal Presentation - protocol – at 13:00 for women and men Dress up Prize money - by wire transfer – if you are in the top 10 please make sure you give your bank details to Enrique Quesada.
Post-race Procedures Anti-Doping Control Photo ID is needed for every athlete to have ready for Doping Control