2018 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup

25 Mar, 2018 • New Plymouth, New Zealand • Event Website
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The 2018 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup is a sprint distance triathlon - 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run.  The event will be held at Ngamotu Beach and the surrounding scenic roads of Taranaki

Sunday 25 March 2018

8:00am - Junior Women
10:00am - Junior Men
12:00pm - Elite Women
2:00pm- Elite Men

Ngamotu Beach, New Plymouth

Prize money distribution

1st 7,500 USD 7,500 USD
2nd 6,000 USD 6,000 USD
3rd 4,500 USD 4,500 USD
4th 3,000 USD 3,000 USD
5th 2,100 USD 2,100 USD
6th 1,800 USD 1,800 USD
7th 1,500 USD 1,500 USD
8th 900 USD 900 USD
9th 675 USD 675 USD
10th 525 USD 525 USD
11th 450 USD 450 USD
12th 375 USD 375 USD
13th 300 USD 300 USD
14th 225 USD 225 USD
15th 150 USD 150 USD
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Athletes Briefing:

6:00pm - Friday 23rd March 2018 - Quality Hotel Plymouth International

Prize Money:

60,000 USD

Media notes:

For all media enquiries please contact Andrew Dewhurst, Media Director, +64 21 535 501 or andrew@gracieproductions.co.nz

Event Schedule

2018 Event Schedule

Friday, March, 23rd
17:30 Elite athlete registration at Quality Hotel Plymouth International
18:00 Elite athlete briefing at Quality Hotel Plymouth International
18:30 Elite athlete race pack pickup following briefing
18:30 Welcome Dinner

Saturday March 24th
9:00     Elite cycle course orientation. One lap of cycle course with Police escort, departing from Ngamotu Beach/transition area.
10:00     Swim course familiarisation with life guard support

Sunday March 25th
ITU Elite Women Race Program
10:30 – 11:30 Elite women check in and registration at Athletes lounge
11:00 - 11:45 Transition Area open for Elite Woman
11:15 - 11:45 Swim warm up for Elite Woman
11:50 Elite Women athlete assembly and introduction in front of Finish Gantry
12:00 Elite Women Race Start
13:15 Estimated course clear of athletes
15:15 Elite Women medal presentations (following Elite Men’s race)

Sunday March 25th
ITU Elite Men Race Program
12:30 - 13:30 Elite Men check in and registration at Athletes lounge
13:00 - 13:45 Transition open for Elite Men
13:15 - 13:45 Swim warm up Elite men
13:50 Elite Men athlete assembly and introductions in front of Finish Gantry
14:00 Elite Men’s Race Start
15:15 Elite Women Medal Presentations
15:25     Elite Men Medal Presentations

Please see event website for full details of the schedule and athlete guide

Closest Airport

New Plymouth Aiport
Auckland International Airport

Local Transportation

Free local transfer to Hotel from Airport is managed by Graham Park -  park_graham@hotmail.com   or +64 21 1814216

Host Hotel

Quality Hotel Plymouth International, Corner Courtenay & Leach Street.
Free phone 0800 800 597, Fax 06 758 9949, Land Line 06 759 9128.
email: reservations@plymouth.co.nz
web: http://www.plymouth.co.nz


Some home stays are available on a first in first basis.  Please contact Ross Dingle: President of the Taranaki Triathlon Club - New Plymouth
email: clandingle@gmail.com

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Event Videos

2018 ITU WC New Plymouth Men’s Race
Australia’s Declan Wilson has produced the race of his career to claim victory in the 2018 ITU New Plymouth World Cup today. In a fast finish New Zealand’s Sam Ward delivered a commanding performance to come home with the silver while America’s Matthew McElroy rounded out the men’s podium to snare the bronze medal.