57th Samsung Festival of Sport Age Group Triathlon

 

Announcement on Lucky Draw results to the Beijing International Triathlon

Olympic Distance

Race No        Name

176                Johnny Lai Wut Sun

189                Kevin Li Ka Ho

202                Choy Ying Keung

221                Ho Tak Ming

228                Lee Kwok Ning

241                Chan King Yuen

271                Yuen Hau Wing

302                Cheung Hung Fat

315                Jonathan Alexis Zamora

368                Raymond Ma

 

Sprint Distance

Race No        Name

4                        Cheung Ka Chun

17                      Tsoi ka Kit

34                      Vanessa Ng

438                    Katherine Lee Ming Sze

440                    Caron Margaret Hughes

463                    Chan Tak Lap

479                    Lai Kin Sun

486                    Igor Burgos

528                    Lee King Man

564                    Cheng Chi Fung

 

Announcement on Lucky Draw results to the Taiwan Ironman 70.3

157                    Andrew Yue Kwok Chung

170                    Ricardo Cometto

253                    Wong Ka Fai

274                    To Ming Shing

362                    Mak Chi Chung

 

Lucky draw winners will be notified through email on redemption.

National Development Squad and Regional Squad Time Trials 06/2014

 

National Development Squad and Regional Squad Time Trials will be held on 19 and 22 June 2014 as per the schedule below, as advised by Hong Kong Triathlon Association Development Sub-committee. This Time Trial is limited to the invited athletes only. For any enquiries, please call TriHK on 2504-8282 during office hours.

 

Test

Date

Time

Report Time

Venue

 

Run

June 19 (Thu)

6pm

5:30pm

HKSI Track

 

Swim

June 22 (Sun)

10:30am

9:30am

HKSI Pool Entrance

 

 

 

 

 

Invited athletes are required to fill-in the enrollment form should they wish to take part in the Time Trials, and send it back to TriHK, by whatever means, no later than 8 June 2014 (Sun).

 

Inclement Weather Arrangement:

If either the Typhoon Signal 3 or higher or Red Rainstorm Warning or higher is hoisted 2 hours prior to the scheduled start of the time trial, it will be automatically postponed to another day, to be announced in due course. Coach or his delegate reserves the right to delay the start of a time trial or postpone it to another day in other adverse weather conditions. 

 

 National Development Squad:

Qualification times:

400M Swim

1.5K Run

Male 14-17

5:12:00

5:15:00

Female 14-17

5:42:00

5:50:00

 

Regional Squad:

Qualification times:

200M Swim

 800M Run

Male 12-13

3:00:00

3:05:00

Female 12-13

3:05:00

3:10:00

Qualification times:

400M Swim

1.5K Run

Male 14-15

5:45:00

5:30:00

Female 14-15

6:05:00

6:05:00

 

Remarks:

Swim time trials will be conducted in a short course pool.

Athletes will be tested against the times for their age as of 31 December 2014. Some discretion may be granted for athletes moving from one age category to another.

Achievement of the above National Development Squad and Regional Squad qualifying times will allow an athlete entry into a pool of athletes to be considered for selection to the National Development Squad and Regional Squad. Development Sub-committee will review athletes’ training attitude and attendance should there be any reference, and reserves the right not to invite athletes who pass the qualifying times.

 

註: 詳情以英文為準

Vision Impaired Paratriathletes  - Benny Chu Kin Wa was recently selected for the Para National Triathlon Squad.

He needs guides to compete in Triathlon, Aquathon and Duathlon races.

 The guide needs to be able to swim alongside him in the sea, ride with  him on a tandem bike and give him directions during the run. Ruth Hunt said, “The guide is essentially his vision during the course and we are looking for guides for one-off events and also a long-term guide up to Rio 2016”

 

The Guide needs to be able to:

Swim: 1 minute 35 seconds per 100m for 750m

Run: 20 minutes or less for 5k

 

We are also looking for coaches, handlers and guides for athletes with disabilities.

If you are interested and would like more details please contact:  

Ruth Hunt on 65056606 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special Announcement:

Further to the site check of race officials this afternoon, it was 
determined that the current conditions of the bike course are not 
suitable for race tomorrow as a result of the heavy rain over the last 
few days. Further rain and thunderstorms are forecasted overnight by the 
observatory.

Regrettably, and to ensure the safety of athletes and officials, the FOS 
Age Group Triathlon race tomorrow, 11/5, will be cancelled.

The race will be rescheduled to 15/6, same time.


 
 
 
 

        

Athletes successfully joining TriHK membership on or before 28 February 2014 will receive a specialliy designed TriHK 30th Anniversary Microfiber Towel,athletes are welcome to get the Towel on 11 May, 2014 (Sunday) - during the event of Samsung 57th Festival of Sport - Age Group Triathlon. Thanks!

The ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton will be held on 27 August to 1 September 2014 at Edmonton, Canada.  If any member of Hong Kong Triathlon Association is interested to represent Hong Kong, China to this event, please contact Miss Rebecca Mok via her email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 12 noon, Monday, 12 May 2014.

 

Category

 

Age group categories for men/women and in Sprint/Olympic distances:

            16 – 17 years (sprint only)
            18 – 19 years
            20 – 24 years
            25 – 29 years
            30 – 34 years
            35 – 39 years
            40 – 44 years
            45 – 49 years
            50 – 54 years
            55 – 59 years
            60 – 64 years
            65 – 69 years
            70 – 74 years
            75 – 79 years
            80 – 84 years
            85 and over


Provisional Race Schedule

Date

Event

Monday, 25 August  

Athletic Registration  - Day 1

Tuesday, 26 August

Athletic Registration  - Day 2

Wednesday, 27 August

Athletic Registration  - Day 3

ITU Aquathon World Championships

Thursday, 28 August

Athletic Registration  - Day 4
ITU Congress

Opening Ceremonies Parade of Nations

Pre-race pasta dinner

Friday, 29 August

Athletic Registration  - Day 5
ITU Age Group Sprint World Championships
ITU Junior Women World Championships
ITU Junior Men World Championships

Saturday, 30 August

Athletic Registration  - Day 6
ITU U23 Men World Championship
ITU Elite Women World Championships
ITU Elite Paratriathlon World Championships

Sunday, 31 August

ITU Elite Men World Championships
ITU U23 Women World Championships

Monday,1 September

ITU Open Paratriathlon World Championships
ITU Age Group Standard World Championships
ITU U23/Junior Mixed Relay World Championships
Closing Ceremonies & Final Banquet

Entry FeeThe entry fees for the ITU World Triathlon Series 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton are as following:

Category

Fee

Sprint

CAN$ 350  (HK$2468)

Olympic

CAN$ 350  (HK$2468)

Aquathon

CAN$ 200  (HK$1410)

Sprint + Aquathon

CAN$ 450  (HK$3173)

Olympic + Aquathon

CAN$ 450  (HK$3173)

Sprint + Olympic

CAN$ 500  (HK$3525)

Sprint + Olympic + Aquathon

CAN$ 550  (HK$3878)

Remarks: Current Exchange Rate: CAN$1 = HK$7.09

 

Criteria

l  Must be a paid up 2014 Hong Kong Triathlon Association member.

 

l  Must be a Permanent Resident of the Hong Kong SAR or have been continuously reside in the HKSAR for at least one year prior to selection.

 

l  In the event that there are more applicants than available slots for any particular event or age category, selection will be at the discretion of the Selection Committee of TriHK, whose decision is final.

 

l  Must have finished at least one event organized by TriHK since January 2013.

 

Entry Procedure and Payment

l  Make out a crossed cheque for the prescribed amount payments to” Hong Kong Triathlon Association Limited”

 

l  Send your completed entry form as attached, together with your cheque or pay-in/transfer slip by post to the TriHK office, Room 1020 Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, by fax on 25768253 or by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Hong Kong Team Uniform Guideline

All athletes representing Hong Kong, China to participate in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton need to comply with ITU Uniform Guideline and it is compulsory to wear the Hong Kong, China race kit approved by ITU for all races. Details will be released very shortly.

 

Accommodation Information

Please visit: http://edmonton.triathlon.org/travel/accom

Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014

Discount Provider (Updated)

Please inform the suppliers your name and your TriHK membership upon purchasing in order to enjoy the discount. 

Please see the below:

http://triathlon.com.hk/en/sponsors/discount-providers

The organizer of the Beijing International Triathlon (BIT) now offers a total of 20 lucky draw slots to participants of FOS Age Group Triathlon, which will be held on 11 May 2014, at Plover Cove. Participants of the Olympic Distance at the FOS event are entitled to draw for the 10 free Olympic Distance slots of the BIT; whereas Sprint Distance participants of the FOS event are entitled to draw for the 10 free Sprint Distance slots of the BIT.

Entry to the FOS Age Group Triathlon now opens. Vacnacies are limited, and on a first-come-first-served basis. Don't miss the chances, act fast! 

For more details of Beijing International Triathlon please visit: http://www.beijinginternationaltriathlon.com/ 

The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (“HKSIL”) is the Government’s delivery agent of elite sports training systems. The HKSI’s mission is to provide an environment in which sports talent can be identified, nurtured and developed to pursue excellence in the international sporting arena benchmarked at Asian and Olympic Games results. We are now inviting suitable candidates for the following vacancy:

PART-TIME TRIATHLON COACHES

THE JOB

Reporting to the Head Triathlon Coach, the Part-Time Triathlon Coach will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To provide training for elite and junior athletes; and
  • To fully utilize and integrate scientific, medical and other athlete support services into the elite training programme to enhance elite training outcomes.

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • Holder of a university degree; or post-secondary Certificate / Diploma in sports-related fields, or its equivalent;
  • Holder of a recognized coaching qualification equivalent to Hong Kong Coach Accreditation Programme Level 2 Certificate;
  • A minimum of 2 years professional coaching experience;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Awareness / knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.

APPLICATIONS

Please send full resume with current and expected salary, contact telephone number, email and postal addresses, and availability to The Human Resources Manager, Hong Kong Sports Institute Ltd, 25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 3April 2014. Please quote reference no.HKSI-20140321-ATriC in the application.

Appointment will be on a fixed term contract. General information is available at the website http://www.hksi.org.hk.

Applicants who are not invited for interview within six months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Data collected will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.

THE HKSI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

If members under aged 16 and want to join the Samsung 57th Festival of Sport – Age Group race, they must fulfil the below criteria and register through offline:

 Remarks:

With certain exception, the TriHK will not accept entries from applicants under the age on 16 on the day of competitions