Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020

2020 Hatsukaichi ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships Selection Race Criteria

These selection criteria will only be applicable to Hong Kong Triathlon National Squad Members.


For the selection race at Beihai, China on 29 February 2020, athletes who are selected in our Senior Elite Men/Women, U23 will be fully funded.


For the Selection race at Hong Kong on 8 March 2020, athletes who are selected in our Junior Elite Men/Women will be fully funded.


Elite Junior Men
Hong Kong race, 8 March 2020. A maximum of 4 Junior Men will be selected. The selection will solely be based on the Top 4 Hong Kong National Squad finishers from Hong Kong.


Elite Junior Women
Hong Kong race, 8 March 2020. A maximum of 4 Junior Women will be selected. The selection will solely be based on the Top 4 Hong Kong National Squad finishers from Hong Kong.


Elite U23 Men
Beihai, China 29 February 2020. A maximum of 5 Men will be selected. The selection will be solely be based on the Top 5 Hong Kong National Squad finishers from Beihai.


Elite U23 Women
Beihai, China 29 February 2020. A maximum of 3 Women will be selected. The selection will be solely be based on the Top 5 Hong Kong National Squad finishers from Beihai.


Elite Men & Women
Beihai, China 29 February 2020. A maximum of 5 men & 5 women will be selected. The selection will be solely be based on the Top 5 Hong Kong National Squad finishers from Beihai.


Remarks:
⚫ Elite U23 Men and Elite Men: demonstrate competitiveness, within 5% finish time of first Asian athlete is required.
⚫ Elite U23 Women and Elite Women: demonstrate competiveness, within 8% finish time of first Asian athlete is required.
⚫ Subject to any dispute, the executive committee of the Hong Kong Triathlon Association shall have the final interpretation and the decision shall remain final.

 

In accordance with ITU Grand Final qualification criteria as outlined in the following link:


https://www.triathlon.org/uploads/docs/itusport_2018-wts-grandfinal-qualification_20171210.pdf


TriHK shall nominate members of the Hong Kong Triathlon National Squad who will have fulfilled the criteria below
for the respective categories:


World Triathlon Grand Final Elite Open Competitions:
1. Top 12 finish at the 2019 Hatsukaichi ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships
2. Athletes will gain a start position based on the points accumulated in the ITU World Ranking


World Triathlon Grand Final Elite U23 Competitions:
1. Top 12 finish at the 2019 Hatsukaichi ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships
2. Athletes will gain a start position based on the points accumulated in the ITU World Ranking


World Triathlon Grand Final Elite Junior Competitions:
1. Top 8 finish at the 2019 Hatsukaichi ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships
2. Maximum 3 athletes will be nominated due to restricted slots from ITU


Subject to any dispute, the executive committee of the Hong Kong Triathlon Association shall have the final
interpretation and the decision shall remain final.