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U23/Junior Athletes Briefing 08 August 2013
Briefing agenda Welcome and Introductions Competition Jury Schedules and Timetables Check-in and Procedures The course Post-Race Procedures 2014 World Championships Weather forecast
Welcome and Introductions Leslie Buchanan, ITU Team Leader Patty Petty, ITU Technical Delegate Yan Therrien, ITU Race Referee Norm O’Reilly, LOC Event Director Trevor Soll, LOC Race Director
Competition Jury Patty Petty, TD, Chair Loreen Barnett, ITU Secretary General John Russell, Triathlon Canada
Schedule and Timelines Thursday 08th August 17:00- 18:00Opening Ceremony, Sparks St. 18:30 – 20:00Pasta Party – First seating 20:00 – Pasta Party – Second seating
Parade of Nations All athletes will be welcome to participate in the Parade of Nations on Sparks St. Athletes will corral at the intersection of O'Connor St. & Sparks St., on the west side Will march along Sparks St. to in front of the CIBC building (Signage will be visible) You will be meeting with Amanda Stern & Larissa Mankis
Schedule and Timelines Friday 09 th August Bike training is on the open road going with the traffic. Athletes should avoid rush hour while training. Helmets are required while training.
Schedule and Timelines Saturday, 10 August 16:00 – 17:00U23 and Junior Women Athlete’s Lounge Opens 16:30 – 17:15U23 and Junior Women Transition Area Opens 17:25Athlete’s Introduction 17:30U23 and Junior Women Race Starts 19:30Award Ceremony
Schedule and Timelines Saturday, 10 August 17:00 – 18:00U23 and Junior Men Athlete’s Lounge Opens 17:30 – 18:15U23 and Junior Men Transition Area Opens 18:25Athlete’s Introduction 18:30U23 and Junior Men Race Starts 19:30Award 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 = DQF! Body marking check (both arms, both legs) Timing chip distribution (1 for the ankle)
Check-in procedures Transition Area Bike check: handlebars & wheels (non authorized UCI wheels rule) Helmet check- Don’t leave your helmet fastened in the transition The athlete who misses to comply with this rule will receive a time penalty of 15 seconds. Helmet on the bike Spare wheels to the wheel-stop To add any equipment to the bike, you must obtain approval from the Race Referee up until 10 minutes after the end of the Athletes‘ Briefing.
Pre-start Procedure Athlete line-up: Toilets near the Transition and at the Athletes Area Technical official will escort you to the start area. Stay behind the line!
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
The Course Run 1 2 laps of 2.5km Bike 3 laps of 6.7km Run 2 1 lap of 2.5km
The Course Overview
Run course 1 2 laps of 2.5km Aid stations: 2 per lap For locations see the map Water and sponges Discard plastic bottles off course
Run Course 1 – 2 laps
Transition Area Traditional Bike Racks – numbered All equipment within your space Mount line on the road (green tape)
Transition Zone Flow
Bike course 3 laps (total distance of 6.7km) Flat and technical 2 Wheel Stations For location see the map Timing mat at the end of each lap Dismount line on the road into transition (red tape) Equipment into your box prior to leaving for your second run.
Bike Course Map
Tunneys Bike Loop
Caution Caution signal: three sharp whistles and red flags
Run course 2 1 lap (2.5km) Aid stations: 2 per lap For locations see the map Water and sponges Discard plastic water bottle off course Photo-finish Congestion in finish area: Go to recovery area
Run Course 2 – 1 Lap
Run Penalty Box New Rule The penalty box is for infringements in: TA1 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: 100 m before the Finish Line 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
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 does not 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 does not 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 (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.
Medical Procedures Only LOC Medical Staff area allowed in the medical area. Every NF accredited doctor MUST have completed the proof of medical license and proof of malpractice insurance! The NF accredited doctor is allowed in the medical area only when an athlete from their country is in the area.
Closing Ceremony & After Party Following your Award Ceremony, closing remarks will be made from the ITU and LOC Handing off of the ITU flag to next year’s LOC After Party from 9 PM at Fat Tuesday’s and the Great Canadian Cabin
Weather forecast TempWeather Friday25ºCPartly Cloudy Saturday22ºC Partly Cloudy High humidity on both days.