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General information 2017-09-01T17:20:28+00:00

GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Date: February 24 and 25, 2018 in Havana, Cuba will be held the 4th edition of the Havana Triathlon.

Official event of the calendar of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) which will be a Middle Distance Ibero-American Championships.

Saturday, February 24th: Middle Distance Triathlon Iberoamerican Championships & Popular Sprint Triathlon

Sunday, February 25th:  Triathlon American Cup

Competition rules:

The Triathlon Havana is held by the rules of the International Triathlon Union. (ITU).

http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/docs/itusport_competition-rules_2017.pdf

Provisional schedules.

DISTANCES
ACTIVITY DATE          HOURS ADDRESS
Oficina de información – Entrega de dorsales (Information Office – check in)  22 february  10:00 – 17:00  Marina Hemingway
Oficina de información – Entrega de dorsales (Information office – check in)  23 february  10:00 – 17:00  Marina Hemingway
Entrega de bolsas Amarilla en T2 (Yellow bags delivery at T2)  23 february  10:00 – 17:00  Marina Hemingway
Entrega de bolsa Blanca y Bicicleta en T1 (White bag and bike delivery at T1)  23 february  10:00 – 17:00  Marina Hemingway
Reunión Técnica Copa América de Triatlón (élite)  23 february  18: 00  Marina Hemingway
Reunión Técnica Sprint Grupos de edad (Age group athlete’s briefing)  23 february  18:30  Marina Hemingway
Reunión Técnica Media Distancia (Middle Distance athlete’s briefing)  23 february  19:00  Marina Hemingway
Salida Sprint Popular Masculino (Male Age Group Sprint race start)  24 february  07:00 canal 1  Marina Hemingway
Salida Sprint Popular Femenino (Female Age Group Sprint race start)  24 february  07:09 canal 1  Marina Hemingway
Salida Media Distancia Masculino  Élite (Male Middle Distance Élite race start)  24 february  07:30 canal 2  Marina Hemingway
Salida Media Distancia Femenino Élite (Female Middle Distance Élite start)  24 february  07:35 canal 2  Marina Hemingway
Salida Media Distancia Masculina Grupos de edad

(Male Age Group Middle Distance Start)

 24 february  07:40 canal 1  Marina Hemingway
Salida Media distancia femenino grupos de edad

(Female Age Group Middle Distance Start)

 24 february  07: 43 canal 1  Marina Hemingway
Ceremonia Entrega de premios Media Distancia y Sprint Popular.

(Awards ceremony Middle Distance and Sprint Age Group).

 24 february  Al finalizar cada

competición

 Tribuna, Malecón
Salida Copa América de Triatlón (élite).  Masculino  25 february  8.30 am  Marina Hemingway
Salida Copa América de Triatlón (élite).  Femenino  25 february  10.00 am  Marina Hemingway
Ceremonia Entrega de premios Copa América de Triatlón (élite).  25 february  Al finalizarla competición  Marina Hemingway (SALÓN LA COVA)

 

Nutrition.

– 1 point of supply at the exit of the swimming.

– 5 in cycling: At the most distant point there will be a special place with water, fruit, gels, sticks, energy drink, other stalls will only have bottled water.

– 3 in the race: At the most distant point there will be a special place with water, fruits, gels, bars, energy drink, other positions will only have bottled water.

– Every 2 km there will be a health post, and every 8 km there will be a checkpoint.

Antidoping Control: The anti-doping control will be carried out in accordance with ITU / WADA standards

CUT-OFF TIMES Sprint Popular – Maximum time to complete the event: 3 HOURS.

Middle  Distance Event Cut Off Times:

Stripping Area: Sprint athletes must place their bikes on the supports without outside help. Those of the Half Distance will have a volunteer who will be in charge of placing the bikes in the supports.

 Mechanics for bike service.: We will offer a mechanical for bicycle service, from 2 days before the free race. Located at Hemingway Marina, they will also provide care during the race. In T1 there will be a limited number of air pumps. If you bring yours you should give them to a friend or assistant before the competition starts because these pumps are not allowed inside your bag.

PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE: Sports physical therapy and massage service will be available to athletes after all careers in the recovery area.

Medical Services: Emergency medical services will be available to anyone who requires medical assistance during all hours of competition. The hotels have medical services on call.

SWIMSUIT: The use of neoprene is available to DT ITU, and its use may be limited by the expected temperatures of the water at that time.

SURFACE: The course is mostly flat with some light rolling hills.

WEATHER CONDITIONS

The climate in Cuba is a moderate subtropical climate with two distinct seasons. From November to April the dry season is given, which is less humid and somewhat cooler, with a high average temperature of between 21 and 28 ºC and an average of low temperatures of between 18 and 24 ºC; While in the summer months, the average temperature oscillates around 30ºC, with a slightly higher humidity.

In Cuba you can bathe on the beaches throughout the year as water temperatures range from 24 ° C (in February and March) to 28 ° C (from June to October).

Average weather behavior in February.

AIR TEMPERATURE (° C) ______ 22.9

WATER TEMPERATURE (° C) ______ 24.3

SUN HOURS ____________________ 11.4

RAINS (mm) _____________________38

DAYS OF RAIN ____________________4

% OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY ___________77.

Accreditation: The LOC will provide all coaches, technical officers, journalists, etc. An official accreditation card in accordance with the technical and operational requirements of the ITU, this credential must be collected before the competition on 22 and 23 from 10.00 – 17.00 at the Hemingway Marina. Only accredited persons will be able to access in specific areas of the areas of competence. All accredited persons are requested to carry their accreditation with them at all times and to show it to all those who request it.

RESULTS

The results will be published on the official ITU website: www.triathlon.org

All the results information will be distributed to the team leaders of the LOC Information Office.

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