>>> Elite races

>>> GENERAL INFORMATION >>>

Date

Sunday, August 25, 2019

For the elite triathletes there is a very attractive race courses ready. They are known for their fairness, difficulty and variability round the world.  

Swimming course will be located on the nature swimming pool Rolava. From there triathletes will move to a cycling course with its laps. The second transition area and the finish line will be situated on the Theatre square. The running course will be leading past the most important colonnades in the valley of the Teplá river.

In this race triathletes will be fighting for valuable points in the 2019 World cup series and in the nomination for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and for the prize money in the total amount of 60,000 $.

For spectators there will be facilities and services, such as parking and shuttle bus transportation between the main locations of the race, available.

Venue

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Open Air Swimming Areal Rolava
Town centre, Theatre Square

Organizer

CITY TRIATHLON Karlovy Vary z.s.
Šmeralova 320/26, 360 05 Karlovy Vary
e-mail: info@citytriathlon.cz, www.citytriathlon.cz

Co-organizer

Česká triatlonová asociace / Czech Triathlon Association
Zátopkova 100/2, 160 17 Praha 6

>>RACE INFORMATION >>>

Status

Karlovy Vary 2019 ITU World Cup – Men’s World Cup
Karlovy Vary 2019 ITU World Cup – Women’s World Cup

Race regulations

In the WC race the ITU and the official race regulations and programme apply.
The orginizers reserve the right to make changes.

Race courses

1.5 km swimming (Rolava Open Air Areal, 2 laps)
40.0 km cycling (wavy terrain, accompanying lap + 7 laps in the town centre, closed-up race course)
10.0 km running (flat, 4 laps)

Categories

Absolute ranking – men, women

Prize Money: 60.000 Dollars

>>> TIME SCHEDULE >>>

Friday, August 23

18:00 – 19:00 WC men and women Compulsory briefing –  Spa Hotel Thermal
19:00 – 19:30 WC men and women Race pack pick-up
20:00 – 21:45 WC men and women Pasta Party

 

Friday, August 23

18:00 –19:00 WC men and women Compulsory briefing – Spa Hotel Thermal
19:00 – 19:30 WC men and women Race pack pick-up
20:00 – 21:45 WC men and women Pasta Party

 

Saturday, August 24

8:00–9:00 WC men and women Swim Familiarization – Lake Rolava*
9:00–10:00 WC men and women Bike Familiarization – start gate of lake Rolava

* swimm equipment can be left at Lake Rolava – it will be transported to Transition Area 2, where bike fam ends

 

Saturday, August 24

8:00–9:00 WC men and women Swim Familiarization – Lake Rolava*
9:00–10:00 WC men and women Bike Familiarization – start gate of lake Rolava

* swimm equipment can be left at Lake Rolava – it will be transported to Transition Area 2, where bike fam ends

 

Sunday, August 25

8:00–8:30 WC Women Transition Area 2 open (Theatre Square)
8:30–9:30 WC Women Athletes Lounge open (Lake Rolava)
8:45–9:45 WC Women Transition Area 1 open (Lake Rolava)
8:45–9:45 WC Women Swim warm-up
9:50–9:59 WC Women Athletes’ Line up and presentation
10:00 WC Women Start ITU World Cup Women
13:00–13:30 WC Men Transition Area 2 open (Theatre Square)
13:30–14:30 WC Men Athletes Lounge open (Lake Rolava)
13:45–14:45 WC Men Transition Area 1 open (Lake Rolava)
13:45–14:45 WC Men Swim warm-up
14:50–14:59 WC Men Athletes’ Line up and presentation
15:00 WC Men Start ITU World Cup Men
17:10 WC Women Award Ceremony Women (Theatre Square)
17:20 WC Men Award Ceremony Men (Theatre Square)
8:00–8:30 WC Women Transition Area 2 open (Theatre Square)
8:30–9:30 WC Women Athletes Lounge open (Lake Rolava)
8:45–9:45 WC Women Transition Area 1 open (Lake Rolava)
8:45–9:45 WC Women Swim warm-up
9:50–9:59 WC Women Athletes’ Line up and presentation
10:00 WC Women Start ITU World Cup Women
13:00–13:30 WC Men Transition Area 2 open (Theatre Square)
13:30–14:30 WC Men Athletes Lounge open (Lake Rolava)
13:45–14:45 WC Men Transition Area 1 open (Lake Rolava)
13:45–14:45 WC Men Swim warm-up
14:50–14:59 WC Men Athletes’ Line up and presentation
15:00 WC Men Start ITU World Cup Men
17:10 WC Women Award Ceremony Women (Theatre Square)
17:20 WC Men Award Ceremony Men (Theatre Square

>>> MAPS >>>

Swim course

Bike course

Run course

Transition Area 1

Transition Area 2 – Bike

Transition Area 2 – Run

>>REGISTRATION >>>

Registration

Czech triathletes are registered for the start at the World Cup through their national federation directly in the ITU system. It means to use the Czech Triathlon Association!

Please address your application to Mr. Antonín Bauer, CTA secretary general, at the emai address triatlon@triatlon.cz. First it has to be approved by the sports committee of the CTA, by July 30, 2019 at the latest. The Czech Triathlon Association reserves the right to rule the triathletes start.

>>USEFUL INFORMATION >>> 

Training oportunities

Running at the AC Start stadium
Západní 1781/69, 360 01 Karlovy Vary

Swimming in the KV Arena swimming pool
Západní 1812/73, 360 01 Karlovy Vary

Each triathlete is entitled to 2-hour free entry daily. Please present your valid ID with your name.

Race office

Theatre Square – park

Weather and temperatures

Average day air temperature: 24°C
Average water temperature: 19–21°C

Accommodation

There are many accommodations available in Karlovy Vary, we as organiser recommend:

Spa Hotel Thermal
I.P.Pavlova 2001/11, 360 01 Karlovy Vary
+420 359 001 111
https://www.thermal.cz/

Transportation

The Organizer will provide transportation from the Václav Havel International Airport Prague from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM in days from 20. 8. to 23. 8. 2019 and to the airport from 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM in days from 25. 8. to 28. 8. 2019.

The transfer takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Free transportation cannot be provided beyond these days.

The Organizer provides transportation for elite athletes for free of charge. The price for any additional member of an escorting team is 10€ per person for one journey.

In case of delayed flight free seats are not guaranteed in the next bus transfer.

Please, send your flight information (arrival time and flight number) to the mail address transfer@citytriathlon.cz until 11. 8. 2019.

Please, download and fill a form below before you send request for transfer – the form must be send with the request email:

LOC also offers an individual transfer at any time. For 1-3 persons for 130€/one transfer or for 4-7 persons for 180€/one transfer. Please contact transfer@citytriathlon.cz

If you need transfer from/to another airport (Karlovy Vary, Nürnberg, Dresden, Hof) please contact transfer@citytriathlon.cz

>>> RESULTS 2019>>>

  1. place – Samuel Dickinson | GBR | 01:56:11
  2.  place – Raphael Montoya | FRA | 01:56:22
  3. place – Grant Sheldon | GBR | 01:56:40
  1. place – Vendula Frintová | CZE | 02:09:08
  2. place – Tamara Gorman | USA | 02:09:12
  3. place – Caroline Pohle | GER | 02:10:41

>>> RESULTS 2018>>>

  1. place – Dmitry Polyanskiy | RUS | 01:52:22
  2. place – Russell White | IRL | 01:52:36
  3. place – Alessandro Fabian | ITA | 01:52:44
  1. place – Vendula Frintová | CZE | 02:08:22
  2. place – Kaidi Kivioja | EST | 02:08:23
  3. place – Annamaria Mazzetti | ITA | 02:08:27