1. Asian Championships Selection procedure
- Junior men:
- Subic Bay, Philippines. April 29-30. Top 2 Hong Kong juniors sprint
- HK Festival of Sport, 7 May, Top 2 Hong Kong junior
- HPS chooses 2 discretionary (based on 2017 results, training attendance, attitude, and work ethic.)
- Junior women: demonstrate competiveness, HPS selection. Within 3% of winning time (Asian athlete). Two selected. One selected by discretion.
- U23 Women: demonstrate competiveness in senior elite race. Within 5% of winners time. Two selected. One selected by discretion.
- U23 Men: demonstrate competiveness senior elite race.
- Senior Men/Women: demonstrate competiveness senior elite race. Within 5% of winners time. Two selected. One selected by discretion.
- Subic Bay Race: first 2 Hong Kong junior men pre-selected for Asian Championships.
- Trang Race: first 2 Hong Kong junior men pre-selected for Asian Championships (other than the 2 men that were selected from Subic Bay, if they applicable)
- Two remaining junior men’s spot’s picked by discretions: previous race results (with most recent given priority, benchmarking, athletes attitude, health, training attendance and race readiness.
- National Squad junior athletes are required to attend both selection races, if they cannot attend one or both, they should provide documentation why they could not attend, if they are to be considered for the discretionary spots.
2. All China Games Selection procedure
- At 2017 Asian Championships: senior men’s race; within 3% of winning time. One male selected.
- At 2017 Asian Championships: U23 men, first two Hong Kong U23 men and within top 8. Two males selected.
- U23 Women: Within top eight. One female selected, within 3% of winning time, 2017 Asian Championships. One female selected.
- Elite Women: demonstrate competiveness, within 5% of elite women’s finish, 2017 Asian Championships.
3. ITU World Championships, Grand Final, Netherlands
- Junior men: Top two Hong Kong junior elite men at 2017 Asian Championships selected.
- If Hong Kong earns a third spot (must have three men finish in the top 12 at 2017 Asian Championships) choose one, HPS discretion based on previous results, attitude, training attendance etc.
- Junior women: Choose two. Top ten at 2017 Asian Championships. If Hong Kong earns a third spot, HPS discretion as above.
- U23 Men: Top ten Asian Championships including 2017 race results, attitude, training attendance and competiveness.