Olympic Hopes Competition | Elemental Triathlon Series

Olympic Hopes Competition

Olympic Hopes Competition

The 19 th of August 2018 is going to be the day when the Olympic Hopes Tournament will be
held in Białystok. Its main objective is to promote the triathlon competition among teenagers
at the distances 0,4-10-2,5 and 0,75-20-5. Białystok is going to host the competitors from the
Visegrád Group: Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland.
The main aim of this event is to select the best athletes coming from the Visegrád Group. The
other aim is to assess the level of sports competition in particular age groups. Such an
international event will allow young triathletes to compare their skills and sports level with
the overseas triathletes. What is more, the competition will select the best and the most
budding triathletes on whom one can place high hopes.
Apart from the Triathlon Olympic Hopes, there will be a chance to participate in other
accompanying events, such as the Triathlon Polish Cup at the sprint, supersprint and Olympic
distances, a 10-kilometre run and the races for children at one of the three distances: 200m,
500m and 1000m.

  • Białystok is the largest city in northeastern Poland and the capital of the Podlaskie Voivodeship.

    Located in the Białystok Uplands of the Podlaskie Plain on the banks of the Biała River, Białystok ranks second in terms of population density, tenth in population, and thirteenth in area, of the cities of Poland. It has historically attracted migrants from elsewhere in Poland and beyond, particularly from Central and Eastern Europe. This is facilitated by the fact that the nearby border with Belarus is also the eastern border of the European Union, as well as the Schengen Area. The city and its adjacent municipalities constitute Metropolitan Białystok. The city has a Warm Summer Continental climate, characterized by warm summers and long frosty winters. Forests are an important part of Białystok’s character, and occupy around 1,756 ha (4,340 acres) (17.2% of the administrative area of the city) which places it as the fifth most forested city in Poland.

    The first settlers arrived in the 14th century. A town grew up and received its municipal charter in 1692. Białystok has traditionally been one of the leading centers of academic, cultural, and artistic life in Podlachia and the most important economic center in northeastern Poland. Białystok was once an important center for light industry, which was the reason for the substantial growth of the city’s population. The city continues to reshape itself into a modern metropolis. Białystok in 2010, was on the short-list, but ultimately lost the competition to become a finalist for European Capital of Culture in 2016.

  • Friday, 17th May 2019

    12: 00-13:00 – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup Press Conference

    13: 30-14:30 – Swim course familiarization 

    15: 00-15:30 – Juniors briefing

    16: 00-16:30 – Elite briefing

    19: 00-19:30 – Bike and run course familiarization

    Saturday, 18 th May 2019

    08:30-10:30 – Athletes Lounge Check in Elite Woman

    10:00-10:45 – Transition area is open for Junior Woman and Elite Woman

    10:30-10:45 – Swim warm-up form Elite Woman

    10:50-10:55 – Elite Woman introduction

    11:00 – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup – Elite Woman Start

    11:00-13:00 – Athletes Lounge Check in Junior Woman

    13:00-13:15 – Swim warm-up form Junior Woman

    13:20-13:25 – Junior Woman introduction
13:30 – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup – Junior Woman Start

    15:00-16:00 – Technical break (re-arrangement Transition Area) 

    15:30-16:30 – Athletes Lounge Check in Junior Man

    16:00-16:45 – Transition area is open for Junior Men and Elite Men

    16:30-16:45 – Swim warm-up form Junior Man

    16:50-16:55 – Junior Men introduction

    17:00 – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup – Junior Men Start

    17:00-18:00 – Athletes Lounge Check in Elite Men

    18:00-18:15 – Swim warm-up for Men

    18:20-18:25 – Elite Men introduction

    18:30 – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup – Elite Men Start

    20:00-20:30 – Elite and Junior Award Ceremony
    16:00-19:00 – Race Office for age-groupers is open (Elemental Tri Series)

     

    Saturday, 18 th May 2019
    8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Athletes Lounge Check in Elite Woman

    10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Transition area is open for Junior Woman and Elite Woman
    10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Swim warm-up form Elite Woman

    10:50 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. – Elite Woman introduction

    11:00 a.m. – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup – Elite Woman Start
    11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Athletes Lounge Check in Junior Woman

    1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Swim warm-up form Junior Woman

    1:20 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.– Junior Woman introduction
    
1:30 p.m. – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup – Junior Woman Start
    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Technical break (re-arrangement Transition Area) 
    3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Athletes Lounge Check in Junior Man

    4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Transition area is open for Junior Men and Elite Men

    4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Swim warm-up form Junior Man

    4:50 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. – Junior Men introduction

    5:00 p.m. – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup – Junior Men Start

    7:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Athletes Lounge Check in Elite Men

    6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.– Swim warm-up for Men

    6:20 p.m. – 6:25 p.m. – Elite Men introduction

    6:30 p.m. – Elemental ETU Sprint European Cup – Elite Men Start

    8:00-8:30 p.m. – Elite and Junior Award Ceremony

  • SWIM COURSE:
    Type: lake race
    Start procedure: beach start.
    Number of laps:
    – super sprint distance – one lap
    – sprint distance – one lap
    Average water temperature: 20°C

    Start procedures: beach start.
    The Head Referee, with the assistance of assigned Technical Officials, will start each race.
    Number of laps: one (1)
    Anticipated average water temperature: 17°C; athletes are advised to be prepared to wear wetsuits.

    TRANSITION 1:
    A flow through transition has been developed to keep athletes moving forward. Athletes enter the transition and must deposit swim gear in their box placed beside the bike racks. Athletes’  numbers are displayed on the top of each bike rack. After the helmet is secured, athletes un-rack their bike by moving forward into the centre lane and towards the mount line.

    BIKE COURSE:
    Number of laps:
    – super sprint distance: one lap
    – sprint distance: four laps 
    Lap length: 10 km
    Surface: Asphalt
    Quality: very good

    TRANSITION 2:
    After last lap of bike race athletes have to get off the bike before the dismount line. A flow through transition has been developed to keep athletes moving forward. Athletes enter the transition and must deposit bike. Running shoes may be placed beside the rack or in the box. After this they should proceed to the run course.

    RUN COURSE:

    Number of laps:
    – super sprint distance: one lap
    – sprint distance: two laps
    Lap length: 2,5 km
    Surface: asphalt
    Quality: very good
    Course is flat.

    The First runner / Last biker scenario applies to this event.

  • City beach Dojlidy, Plażowa Street, Białystok

  • Permanent Office: Labosport Polska sp. z o.o., ul. Browarna 86-87, 82-300 Elbląg, Poland
    Opening hours: 08:00-15:00, Mon-Fr.

    LOC office during event: City beach Dojlidy, Plażowa Street, Białystok (available only on 18th of August, opening hours: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and on 19th of August opening hours 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.).

  • STUDENT HOUSE NR 1
    Zwierzyniecka 14 Street
     
    STUDENT HOUSE NR 2
    Zwierzyniecka 12 Street
     
    STUDENT HOUSE NR 3
    Zwierzyniecka 8 Street
     
    STUDENT HOUSE NR 4
    Zwierzyniecka 6 Street
    ul. Zwierzyniecka 14
    15 – 333 Białystok
  • LANGUAGE
    Polish

    POPULATION
    Poland – 37.950.000 Olsztyn – 173.599  

    CURRENCY
    Polish zloty

    TIME
    UTC +2, Central European Summer Time

    ELECTRICITY
    In Poland the power sockets are of type E. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

    WATER
    Our tap water is of good quality.

    TELEPHONE CONNECTIONS
    Standard

  • Start fee for sprint distance is 240 PLN / 55 EUR, for supersprint distance it’s 160 PLN / 35 EUR. 

  • The results will be published after the competition.

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