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

The ParaTriathlon Talent ID will take place this Saturday, 15 March, at the athletic track of Hong Kong Sports Institute from 1000 to 1200 for the run session,

The next National Squad Time Trials will take place on 28-29 March and 12 April 2014. This is not a public time trial, but by invitation only. Members of the National Development Squad (NDS) who have the potential to make the National Squad qualifying times will be invited to take part for those disciplines in which they fell short at the last annual Time Trials. Members of the Regional who have the potential to make the National Development Squad qualifying times will be invited to take part for those disciplines in which they fell short at the last annual Time Trials. Other athletes not currently in the NDS who in the view of the Head Coach have the potential for direct entry into the National Squad may also be invited to take part in all three disciplines. 

The Time Trials schedule is as follows:

28 March 2014 (Fri) from 1830 Run Time Trial
29 March 2014 (Sat) from 1230 Swim Time Trial
12 April 2014 (Sat) from 0715 Bike Time Trial

The Qualifying Times, which remain unchanged, are posted on the TriHK website.

Further details of the Time Trials will be communicated to invited athletes.