- Slides: 34
<Insert Event Logo> Elite Athletes Briefing 15 October 2015
Briefing Agenda • • Welcome and Introductions Competition Jury Schedules and Timetables Check-in and Procedures The course Post-Race Procedures Weather forecast
Welcome and Introductions • • • Bill Walker, ITU Vice President Terry Sheldrake, OTU President, ITU Board Member Ben Houston, President, Triathlon Australia Brian Hinton, ITU Team Leader Ross Capill, ITU Technical Delegate Tony Sangster, ITU Race Referee (Women) Jacqui Kenny, ITU Race Referee (Men) Tim White, LOC Chair Jenny Mann, LOC Director
Competition Jury • Ross Capill, Chair • Terry Sheldrake, ITU Board Member • Dr Mick Maroney, Triathlon Australia Board Member
Schedule and Timelines Thursday 16: 30 – 16: 50 17: 00 – 18: 00 – 20: 00 Race pack pick-up (following the briefing) Parade of Nations Opening Cermony and Pasta Party Friday 06: 30 Bike and Run course familiarisation
Schedule and Timelines Elite and U 23 Women Saturday 09: 30 – 11: 10 Athletes’ Lounge open and check-in 10: 30 – 11: 15 Transition Area open 10: 30 – 11: 15 Course available for Warm-up 11: 30 Start 13: 50 Medal ceremony Sunday 17: 30 Farewell Barbecue
Schedule and Timelines Elite and U 23 Men Saturday 12: 45 – 14: 25 13: 45 – 14: 30 13: 45 – 14: 15 14: 45 17: 00 Athletes’ Lounge open and check-in Transition Area open Warm-up Start Medal ceremony Sunday 17: 30 Farewell Barbecue
Course Familiarisations Friday – 06: 30 am • Assemble at Torrens Parade Ground at 06: 20 am • You will be briefed by LOC and Police who will control the familiarisation ride • There will be ONE lap only of the bike course at controlled speeds. Be prepared to stop if requested by Police. • Under no circumstances should you pass the lead vehicle • A run course familiarisation will follow. Because the roads are open to traffic, this will be on the footpaths rather than on the road where you will be running on Saturday.
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 (1 for the ankle)
Check-in procedures Transition Area • Bike check: handlebars, wheels (non authorized UCI wheels rule) and seat position check • Helmet check- Don’t leave your helmet fastened in the transition Athletes who don’t comply with this rule will receive a time penalty of 15 seconds in TA 1. • Running Shoes outside the box, 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.
Check-in procedures Warm Up • The course will only be available for warm up once the preceding race is complete (i. e. for Elite/U 23 women, once the junior race is complete, for Elite/U 23 Men, once the Women’s race is complete) • Run warm up can be done on the run course • Bike warm up can be on the eastern side of King William Street only.
Pre-start Procedure Athlete Introduction: • 10 minutes before start - line-up inside the transition area • Jog to the start line • Select your position and 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 False start: • Several horn blasts • Everyone goes back to her/his spot
The Course Run 1 4 laps of 2. 5 km (10 km total) Bike 8 laps of 5. 03 km (40. 24 km total) Run 2 2 laps of 2. 5 km (5 km Total)
Run Course 1 • 4 laps of 2. 5 km (total distance of 10 km) • Run North through transition area on each lap • Lap Counter at Start Line • Aid stations: • • Two per lap For locations see the map Sealed water Bottles and other items (e. g. gel wrappers) may only be discarded within the marked littering zones
Run Course 1 Map A L A P
Transition Area • Individual Bike Racks –two rows • All USED equipment including running shoes, caps etc worn during Run 1 must go in your box in T 1 • If you are using a second pair of shoes for Run 2 leave these in front of your box. • Helmet must be in the box in T 2 • Bags to the Athletes Lounge • Mount line at the end of the TA
Transition Flow Bike Out Run In
Bike course • 8 laps of 5. 03 km for total distance of 40. 24 km • One hill (up and down) per lap with several technical corners • 2 Wheel Stations • • • 1 Neutral wheel station at Wellington Square 1 Team wheel station For locations see the map • Lap Counter: On King William Street – level with start line (same place as for run)
Bike course • Litter Zones on Bike Course • • Same zone as Run Aid Station on War Memorial Drive At the Neutral Wheel Station at Wellington Square • Lapped Athletes • • Lapped Athlete rule will apply only within your race category U 23 athlete will only be lapped out if lapped by another U 23 athlete Elite athlete only lapped out if lapped by another elite athlete If lapped and able to continue (e. g. U 23 lapped by an Elite) the lapped athlete must not draft off the leaders
Bike Course Map W W L
Bike Course King William Detail Run 2 Out Bike In
Caution signal: three sharp whistles and red flags
Run course 2 • • • Two laps of 2. 5 km for total distance of 5 km Same as Run 1 Aid stations and Lap Counter as per run 1 Photo-finish Congestion in finish area: • Go to mixed zone / recovery area • Medal Ceremony shortly after finish • Dress up – National Uniform • No Ambush Marketing
Run Course 2 Map A F L A P
Run Penalty Box The penalty box is for infringements in: TA 1, bike and TA 2 e. g. : 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: At the southern turn of the run course on King William Road 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 don’t stop DSQ
Run Penalty Box Rule interpretation Mount after the mount line: The athlete must have one foot on the ground after the mount line. If this does not occur the athlete is considered to have mounted the bike before the mount line. Dismount before the dismount line: The athlete must place one foot on the ground before the dismount line. If this does not occur the athlete is considered to have dismounted the bike before the dismount line. Discharge or store your equipment inside your designated area: The athlete must place all used equipment in their own box (they will be numbered). In Duathlon this includes running shoes, caps etc that were used during Run 1, even if you intend to re-use the equipment in Run 2 Rack the bike inside your own space: In T 1 the bike must be racked by the rear wheel facing outward. In T 2 the bike can be racked by either the front or rear wheels.
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 accredited to be able to enter the venue. Additional sport-specific coaches areas • At the southern run turn on King William Street (next to the penalty box). Bike and Run course can be viewed from here.
Important Updates Race Packs • Contain a set of stickers for your bike/helmet • Timing chips will be issued at Athlete Lounge • The wrist band is your ticket to receive the pasta meal at the opening ceremony • Reminder to assemble at 17: 00 at the Elder Park Amphitheatre for Parade of Nations
Weather forecast Thusday Temp 32ºC Weather Mostly Sunny Friday 24ºC Mostly Cloudy Saturday 24ºC Mostly Sunny