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Athletes briefing Oct 6, 2013 Slide 2 Briefing agenda Welcome and Introductions Competition Jury Schedules and Timetables Check-in and Procedures The course Post-Race Procedures Weather forecast Slide 3 Welcome and Introductions Antonio Alvarez, ITU Executive Board Leslie Buchanan, ITU Team Leader Ulf Schuetze, ITU Technical Delegate Felix Molina, Race Referee Jaime Cadaval, FM Tri Mauricio Alvarez, LOC Director Slide 4 Competition Jury Ulf Schuetze, ITU TD, Chair Antonio Alvarez, ITU Executive Board Jaime Cadaval, FM TRI Slide 5 Schedule and Timelines Friday 9 a.m.Bike familiarization 10:20 a.m.Swim familiarization After briefing Race pack pick-up Saturday 6:30Age Group Race Slide 6 Schedule and Timelines Sunday Elite Women 9:00 9:55 Athletes Lounge open and check-in 9:15 10:00 Transition Area open 9:30 10:00 Warm-up Swim Course 10:07Introduction 10:15 Elite Women Start 13:15 Medal ceremony Slide 7 Schedule and Timelines Sunday Elite Men 10:30 11:40Athletes Lounge open and check-in 11:15 11:45Transition Area open 11:15 11:45Warm-up Swim Course 11:50Introduction 12:00 Elite Men Start 13:15 Medal ceremony Slide 8 Venue - Overview insert mapp Elite Sprint World Cup Swim / 750m / 1 lap Bike / 21.3km / 4 laps Run / 5km / 2 laps Slide 9 Venue - Overview insert mapp Elite Sprint World Cup Swim / 750m / 1 lap Bike / 21.3km / 4 laps Run / 5km / 2 laps Slide 10 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) Slide 11 Race Day Check-in Procedures Athletes Lounge Timing Chip Swim Cap Remember: Helmet (three numbers) Bicycle (one number) Bike check: specificiations, areobars, wheels Leave your bags in lounge Slide 12 Check-in procedures Transition Area Dont 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 Spare wheels drop in athletes lounge (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 Slide 13 Pre-start Procedure Athlete Introduction: 10 minutes before start - line-up under the swim exit gantry As introduced jog to the blue carpet 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 carpet) Slide 14 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. Slide 15 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 15 seconds in TA1. Start continues as planned During the time penalty athlete can not take any equipment! Slide 16 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) Slide 17 Swim course Water temperature: 27C Air temperature: 29C Decision on wetsuit one hour before each start Wetsuit allowed / Wetsuit not allowed 1 lap swim 750m clock wise turn at first two buoys Distance to the first turn buoy is 475m. Take cap, goggles to transition into your box Slide 18 Swim course Map Slide 19 Transition Area Individual 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) Slide 20 Transition Area continued Individual Bike Racks number, name and country flag Practice the flow of Transition T1 Rear wheel in rack T2 Front wheel in rack Slide 21 Transition Flow Slide 22 Bike course Total: 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: shortly after mount line Lapped athletes are out of the race No First runner last biker case