2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne – Age Group World Triathlon Championships

Are you interested to represent Singapore at the Age Group World Triathlon Championships?

Race with the world’s best triathletes in the beautiful city of Lausanne, Switzerland!

 

Venue: Lausanne, Switzerland

Date: 29 Aug to 1 Sept 2019

Categories: Sprint Distance Triathlon (Draft-Legal), Standard Distance Triathlon (Non-Drafting)

Event Website: 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne

 

Triathlon Singapore is selecting athletes into our Age Group Triathlon Team to compete at the Age Group World Triathlon Championships, representing Singapore.

Athletes will be selected for their age group category in 5-years blocks: (16-19, 20-24,25-29,…) for both Men and Women.

 

Eligibility:

  • Singapore Citizens and PR(residing in Singapore for a minimum of 3 years)
  • Members of Triathlon Singapore before the world championships events. (To apply, please visit here)
  • Not represent another National Federation in the current calendar year.
  • Sprint Distance: minimum 16 years old as of 31 Dec 2019
  • Standard Distance: minimum 18 years old as of 31 Dec 2019

 

Qualifying process:

For Sprint Age Group World Triathlon Championships

  • Register for the MetaSprint Triathlon race on 28 April.
  • Qualified by coming in top 10 and within 10% of winner’s time, in their age group category.
  • Ensure draft-legal competency

For Standard Age Group World Triathlon Championships

 

Note:

  • All qualified athletes will be send an invitation email within 3 days of the qualifying event, with registration instructions for the Age Group World Triathlon Championships
  • If you think you qualified but have NOT received any invitation email, please write in to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org to enquire

 

Discretionary qualification:

  • For athletes whom had NOT qualified via the above qualifying process, or for athletes residing overseas.
  • Write in to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org by 30 June 2019, 23:59, to apply for your interest.

Due to quota number of slots available for each National Federation, entries via discretionary qualification will be considered on a case-by-case. Priority will be given to athletes whom had already qualified via the qualifying process.

 

Race Requirements:

  • ITU Competition Rules and Regulation applies.
  • Bike: ITU compliant bike for Sprint (Draft-Legal) and Standard (Non-Drafting)
  • Race Suit: Team SGP approved race suit (Cost: $180-$200), manufacturing time: estimated 1 month
  • Fully Self-funded: Entry Fees (Sprint CHF 330, Standard CHF 350, Package CHF 550), Travel and Accommodation, Travel Insurance, Race Suit

 

Contact:

For enquires, please write in to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org

2019 SEA Games Selection Policy – Ammended V2.7

The 2019 SEA Games Selection Policy had been amended. Key Dates and schedules had been included.

All athletes seeking to qualify for SEA Games Selection are responsible to refer to the Policy and any amendments made.

The policy can be downloaded here: TAS Selection Policy – 2019 SEA Games V2.7

Phoebe Kee in strong gold medal contention for the Sea Games Duathlon

As seen first on AsiaTri.com

John Chicano of the Philippines and Phoebe Kee of Singapore each put a stronghold in their bid to represent their countries in the sport of Duathlon in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.

Phoebe Kee of Singapore warded off a strong challenge from Filipinas Jelsie Sabado and Mirasol Abad to win the inaugural TriFactor Run Bike Run Philippines in 2:20:53. Kee both had the best run 1 and run 2 splits of the day among the female elites. A 2nd best 1:17:56 bike split supplemented a strong day for the Singaporean, winning with a comfortable gap of 1 minute and 22 seconds. Sabado and Abad finished in 2:22:15 and 2:25:06 respectively to complete podium spots.

2019 SEA Games Selection Policy – Ammended

The 2019 SEA Games Selection Policy had been amended. There is no change to the selection process, but some re-wording of the sentences, and inclusion of confirmation of Selection races for Individual Duathlon event, and Mixed Relay selection races for Triathlon and Duathlon.

All athletes seeking to qualify for SEA Games Selection are responsible to refer to the Policy and any amendments made.

The policy can be downloaded here: TAS Selection Policy – 2019 SEA Games V2.5

2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne – Age Group World Championships

Race with the World’s Best Triathletes @ the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final – Age Group World Championships, to be held in the beautiful city of Lausanne, Switzerland from 29 August to 1 September 2019!

Please visit the event website for more info on entry fees, race schedule, race info, accommodation booking etc: https://lausanne.triathlon.org/

Registrations for the 2019 ITU Age Group World Championships is now open. Have you qualified?

Eligibility Checklist:

• Entry is open to Singaporean Citizens and PR (resident in Singapore for a minimum of 3 years)
• Athletes must be members of the Triathlon Association of Singapore. To apply, please visit here.
• Athletes must not have represented another National Federation in the current calendar year.
• Sprint Distance (Draft-Legal) – Athletes must have qualified via the Metasprint Triathlon, held on 28 April 2019. For more info, please visit here.
• Standard Distance (Non Drafting) – Athletes can qualify via the Trifactor Triathlon, to be held on 14 July 2019. For more info, please visit here.

How to register:

  • Registration for the ITU Age Group World Championships, representing Singapore, can ONLY be done via Triathlon Singapore.
  • Athletes qualified via the qualifying events by coming in top 10, and within 10% of the winner’s time.
  • All qualified athletes will be send an invitation email within 3 days of the qualifying event, with registration instructions.
  • Athletes whom are interested in trying out for qualification are encourage to write in early to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org before the qualifying events, to state their intent. This is to prevent any delay in the registration process should the athlete qualified.

Discretionary

Athletes may request for a discretionary slot if they falls in the following category:
1) Athletes whom are outside of the Top 10 or not within 10% of winner’s time.
2) Singaporeans whom are not able to race in the qualifying events due to them residing overseas, or for any other valid reason.They are required to submit to TAS race results within a 12 months period for verification of competency.

However, due to limited slots available for each National Federation, priority will first go towards athletes whom had already qualified via the qualifying events

Race Requirements:

ITU Competition Rules and Regulation Applies.
• Please ensure your bike is compliant to ITU rules for Sprint (Draft-Legal) and Standard (Non Drafting).
• Athletes are required to have an ITU Compliant Race suit: ITU Logo, Country Code, Back Zipper, Approved NF color and design.
• Fully Self Fund: Entry Fees, Travel Insurance, Travel and Accommodation, Team Uniform.

For enquiries, please write to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org

 

Merry Xmas & a Happy 2019!

Happy Deepavali!

Recruitment – Technical Director (Permanent Contract)

TAS is now looking out for a suitable candidate for the role of Technical Director, on a Permanent Contract (6 months renewal)

For more details, please download this file: HR – Recruitment – Technical Director 2018 V2

Closing Date: 28 October 2018

Interested applicants please submit your resume (with expected salary) to eugene.ong@triathlonsingapore.org

2019 SEA Games Selection Policy

The 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will be held in Manila from 30 November to 10 December 2019. It had been announced that Triathlon and Duathlon will be included for medal contention.

TAS releases the athlete’s selection Policy for the 2019 SEA Games.

Please download the Policy here: TAS Selection Policy – 2019 SEA Games V2.1

 

Triathlon Focus Group Discussion for Multi Year Strategic Planning

Dear Athletes, Partners and Members of the Triathlon Family,

Greetings from TAS! It is our hope to be able to communicate and understand current perceptions, identify gaps, learn, gather information, and in the process establish a National Aligned Strategic Plan for the Sport of Triathlon in Singapore.

As we embark on a strategic planning exercise for our upcoming Multi-year Sports planning* with Sport Singapore, TAS is keen to take this opportunity to seek your inputs and work with you and the larger fraternity to establish a comprehensive plan to grow and enhance the sporting ecosystem for triathlon here in Singapore.  We are excited at this opportunity to engage with members and are looking forward to hearing your needs and ideas for triathlon and its overall, development, promotion and support in Singapore

As we embark on a new chapter for Triathlon, please take some time to fill up the online survey in the link attached. Please feel free to share the survey with your friends and interested partners as we seek to get inputs on the ground for the development of the plan.

https://goo.gl/forms/4PlavV11oJ8fqMSm1

 

There will be a focus group discussion on Saturday, the 29th of Sept 2018 at the Sports Hub from 9am to 12 noon. Please register your interest to attend through this link.

 

Register

https://goo.gl/forms/ognloGGbJh8sVIjz1

 

*the MYSP is a 4 strategic planning exercise conducted by SportdSG and Deloitte Singapore that helps NSA’s establish a group up framework for the development and management of sport.

 

From

TAS Management Committee