Presentation on theme: "Athletes briefing Oct 3, 2014. Briefing agenda Welcome and Introductions Competition Jury Schedules and Timetables Check-in and Procedures The course."— Presentation transcript:
Briefing agenda Welcome and Introductions Competition Jury Schedules and Timetables Check-in and Procedures The course Post-Race Procedures Weather forecast
Welcome and Introductions Jaime Cadaval, FM Tri Antonio Alarco Guerrero, President CAM Tri Antonio Alvarez, ITU Executive Board Mauricio Alvarez, LOC Director Leslie Buchanan, ITU Team Leader Ulf Schuetze, ITU Technical Delegate Felix Molina, Race Referee
Competition Jury Ulf Schuetze, ITU TD, Chair Antonio Alarco Guerrero, President CAM Tri Jaime Cadaval, FM TRI
Schedule and Timelines Friday 9 a.m.Bike familiarization 10:20 a.m.Swim familiarization Swim times in the pool: Sat 10 – 1 p.m. Undidad deportiva independencia AV Andres Quintana Roo / 50 Ave Sur After briefing Race pack pick-up Saturday 6:30
Schedule and Timelines Sunday Elite Women 7:30 – 8:40 Athletes’ Lounge open and check-in 7:45 – 8:45 Transition Area open 8:15 – 8:45Warm-up Swim Course 8:53Introduction 9:00 Elite Women Start 12:15 Medal ceremony
Schedule and Timelines Sunday Elite Men 9:30 – 10:40Athletes’ Lounge open and check-in 10:00 – 10:45Transition Area open 10:15 – 10:45Warm-up Swim Course 10:53Introduction 11:00 Elite Men Start 12:15 Medal ceremony
Course - Overview insert mapp Elite Sprint World Cup Swim / 750m / 1 lap Bike / 21.3km / 4 laps Run / 5km / 2 laps
Venue - Overview Elite Sprint World Cup Swim / 750m / 1 lap Bike / 21.3km / 4 laps Run / 5km / 2 laps
Race Day Check-in Procedures Athletes Lounge Uniform check (name, country, ITU logo, zippers on back max 40 cm, other logos) – photos taken of each uniform. Uniform over both shoulders Wearing other uniform during the race = DSQ! No temporary tattoos No Bare skin between top and bottoms Decals (both arms, both legs)
Race Day Check-in Procedures Athletes Lounge Timing Chip / Swim Cap Remember: Helmet (three numbers) / Bicycle (one number) Uniform check for race and awards Bike check: saddle, areobars, wheels Leave your bags in lounge one bike per athlete bike warm-up before you enter lounge run warm-up (EM) on bike course
Check-in procedures Transition Area Don’t leave your helmet fastened in the transition The athlete who misses to comply with this rule will receive a time penalty of 10 seconds in TA1. Running Shoes outside the box, helmet on the bike All Spare wheels bring to athletes lounge before the first race (need to be checked) If you want to add any equipment to the bike this needs to be approved by the TD at the end of the briefing
Pre-start Procedure Athlete Introduction: 10 minutes before start - line-up under ferry building gantry As introduced jog to the pontoon No water bottles on the pontoon Select your position at once and stay behind the line! Athlete blocking more than one place will result DSQ Remember there are two lines: one to line up (behind the number) and one to start (in front of number at the leading edge of the pontoon)
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 10 seconds in TA1.
False Start Procedures False start Example 1: Several horn blasts Life guards 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 10 seconds in TA1. Start continues as planned During the time penalty athlete can not take any equipment!
The Course Swim 1 lap of 750 m Bike 4 laps of 4.9 km (19.6 km) Run 2 laps of 2.5 km (5 km)
Swim course Water temperature: 27.3°C Air temperature: 31.8°C Wet bulb: 28.8 Decision on wetsuit one hour before each start 1 lap swim – 750m – clock wise Distance to the first turn buoy is 475m. Take cap, goggles to transition into your box
Transition Area Bike Racks – one row Running shoes in front of the box, helmet on the bike Bags in the Athletes Lounge All used equipment (googles, swim caps, helmets..... wetsuits...) into your box Not doing so – 10 seconds time penalty per infraction Mount line at one end of the TA (Green) Dismount line at the other end of the TA (Red)
Transition Area continued Bike Racks – number, name and country flag Practice the flow of Transition T1 – Rear wheel in rack T2 – Front wheel in rack Spare wheels: bring to lounge, will be transported to wheel stop by LOC. All wheels have to be checked before the start of the first race.
Bike course 4 laps - 4.9 km each flat and not technical, two 180 degree turns, surface okay first part, rough second part 2 Wheel Stations 1 Neutral wheel station (2 sets of 700s) 1 Team wheel station For locations see the map Lap Counter: after finish gantry Lapped athletes are out of the race No First runner – last biker case DNF: must report to an official <Insert Event Logo<Insert Event Logo
Caution Caution signal: three sharp whistles and red flags
Venue show last biker first runner insert mapp Elite Sprint World Cup Swim / 750m / 1 lap Bike / 21.3km / 4 laps Run / 5km / 2 laps
Run course 2 lap run – 2.5 km each – for a total of 5 km Aid stations: 2 per lap (accessible both sides) For locations see the map Sealed water and icepacks Caps will be opened and removed as you approach Discard plastic bottles within the drop zone (up to 50 m behind the aid station). If not: DSQ Photo-finish Congestion in finish area: Go to mixed zone / recovery area
Penalty Box Rule 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 Location: 100m before the Transition Area Information: White board to show race numbers (Athletes need to read the board – coaches are advised to check and inform their athletes) Procedure: 10 second time penalty served on any lap of the run If you don’t stop DSQ No assistance while in the box
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 doesn’t 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 doesn’t occur the action is considered as dismount the bike before the dismount line. Discharge or store your equipment inside your designated area: Leaving the equipment (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 both sides of the handlebar or the sea post with 0,5m to the name plate. In case of Individual bike rack, in T1 the rear wheel goes into the rack, in T2 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 12:15 No ambush marketing! Dress “up” Prize money by wire transfer to your bank account
Ambush Marketing Rules Ambush marketing is defined as: “Deliberately using the opportunity of live television and media photographers to acquire additional exposure for your sponsor product, apparel or brand.” The consequence for this behavior is: The athlete will immediately forfeit their prize money for that event
Post-race Procedures Anti-Doping Control Photo ID is needed for every athlete to have ready for Doping Control Medical Only team medical officials area allowed in this area in case there is an athlete from their team. Every NF can have 1 team medical upgade pass, but only for team doctors!
Coaches areas Accreditation Every coaches has to collect accreditation to be able to enter the venue. Only Coaches who have been registered from their NF into the ITU online system are entitle for accreditation Passes are given to NF according to the number of athletes entered. 1-3 athletes = 2 pass, 4-6 athletes = 3 passes, 7-9 athletes = 4 passes, 10-12 athletes = 5 passes
Important Updates Sunrise: 6:40 After party: at Senor Frogs (opposite of City Hall / Palacio Municipcal south of venue) Briefing online: www.triathlon.org/events/worldcups/cozumel