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Triathlon at EuroGames 2020

The triathlon race of the Eurogames 2020 in Düsseldorf will take place around the area of the Merkur arena.

The route is hand-measured and may show discrepancies.
The competition is open to all, regardless of ability.

Genders Welcome
Those who have transitioned from female to male are eligible to compete in the

male category without restriction.

Those who have transitioned from male to female are eligible to compete in the

female category under the following conditions:

The athlete has declared that her gender identity is female. The declaration cannot be changed for sporting purposes for a minimum of four years.

The athlete must demonstrate that her total testosterone level in serum has been below 10 nmol/L for at least 12 months prior to her first competition (with the requirement for any longer period to be based on a confidential case-by-case evaluation, considering whether or not 12 months is a sufficient length of time to minimize any advantage in the women’s competition).

The athlete’s total testosterone level in serum must remain below 10 nmol/L throughout the period of desired eligibility to compete in the female category. Compliance with these conditions may be monitored by testing.

In the event of non-compliance, the athlete’s eligibility for the female competition will be suspended for 12 months.

Condition 
Minimum of 3 Participants. Otherwise clearance for takeoff with the
men if the testosteron is more than 5nmol/L.

The minimum age to be able to participate in the triathlon is 16.

Assessment
Rankings are by age group (single).
16-18, 18-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69

The transition from one age group to the next always takes place at the beginning of the calendar year in which the year of life determining the age group is completed.

Relay teams are assessed seperately

Swimming
The swimming part of the race takes place in the heated Rheinbad swimming pool.

Wearing a neoprene suit is not allowed.

Cycling
The route consists of two laps of the circuit.
Each competitor must count the laps himself.
The streets will not be completely closed to traffic, therefore the German traffic
rules are to be observed. Competitors must ride on the right and be aware of any other traffic. All instructions given by stewards and assistants must be followed.

Each competitor is responsible for the safe condition of his bicycle. A safety helmet must be worn without exception. The start number is to be displayed on the competitor’s back. Riding in the slipstream of others is forbidden. Any violation of these rules could lead to disqualification.

Running
The distance to be run is 5km.
The start number is to be displayed on the competitor’s front.
There will be drink stations along the way.

Timing
The time measuring is done electronically, also with interim times, taken from the chip on the competitor’s ankle.
The chip is to be returned at the cycling check-out!!!
Upon return of the loaned chip, the 25 euro deposit will be refunded.

Medals
Every starter will get a participation-medal.
There will be a presentation ceremony for the first three people of each age group shortly after the competition.

Access
The race village and start line are located in the Arena Sportpark Düsseldorf, Am Staad 11. It is only a 5 to 8-minute walk from the underground station Merkur Arena/Messe Nord.

Starters and visitors can use the underground Line 78.

When exiting the underground station, cross the Arena Street and first walk to the Merkur Arena straight ahead. At the end, turn left and you will see the North-East Entrance.

If you are coming by car, please park in the P2 car park. From there it is only a 2-minute walk to the north-east entrance. The P2 car park cannot be reached via the Merkur Arena, but only via Niederrheinstraße and Stockumer Höfe.

Shower, Toilet and Changing Room Facilities
There are sufficient showers and toilets inside the Athletics Hall next to the start and finish line. The changing rooms are also found there.

Luggage Office
Inside the Athletics Hall there are lockers which can be closed with padlocks. You have to provide your own padlocks! The changing rooms are not guarded during the competition.

We will also organize a guarded luggage office next to the start.

Rules
Each competitor is responsible for the technical safety of his/her equipment.

The race is run in accordance with the stipulations of the Competition Collocation of the DTU in the current valid version of the German Traffic Laws (StVO).

In the case of extreme weather conditions, thunderstorms or for other unforeseen reasons, the organizer reserves the right to call off, interrupt or abort the competition.

Key facts Triathlon

Day Saturday, 08.08.2020

Levels
-sprint distance: 500 metres
-swimming (50 metres outdoor pool) 
-20 km biking (closed-off racetrack on paved roads) 
-5 km running (seperated running lane)

Min/Max all entries accepted

Venue
Rheinbad Düsseldorf
Europaplatz 1
40474 Düsseldorf

Starting Place Limitation
The number of single starting places is limited to 192.
The number of relay team places is limited to 48.

Categories
M - Male
F - Female
A - A

Provisional Time Schedule
(the exact schedule will be issued a week before the event)

09:00 1.Start 

09:20 2.Start 

09:40 3.Start

10:00 4.Start

10:20 5.Start Relay

 

PRICING

Early bird fee EGLSF-member: 60 Euro (regular 80 Euro)
Additional fee for non-EGLSF: + 20 Euro 
Sports price Single: +27 Euro
Sports price Team (per Person):  +7 Euro

 

  

 

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