2010 Vitoria-Gasteiz ETU Long Distance Triathlon European Championships

26 - 27 Jun, 2010 • Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain • Event Website
Start Lists

swim: 4000 m; Bike: 120 km; Run: 30 km;

Start mechanism:
Beach start
Different waves according to the start list

Swim course:
Water temp: 20 ºC; 1 lap
Lake at the natural park of Landa

Bike Course: 2 laps;
Beautiful bike course around Alava, and the villages of Ozaeta, Zalduondo, Salvatierra;

Run course: 3 laps;
3 laps, going through the Buesa Arena, where the finish is located, and running at Salburua park

Event Information:
(Other related information about the Event)
Registrations in http://www.triatlonvitoria.es
NF’s should request the password to access the restricted area to register the athletes

VISA applications through Spanish Federation (Alfredo Sanchez) at federacion@triatlon.org

Vitoria Registration

NF has to request user and pass to access the restricted area at http://www.triatlonvitoria.es in order to proceed with the payments. User and pass has to be requested by mail to the Spanish Federation at juecesyoficiales@triatlon.org

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Athletes Briefing:

Thursday 24
18:00 English
19:00 Spanish

Entry Fee:

200 EUR

Media notes:

Name of Media Contact:
Alberto Hernandez and Rafa Garcia

Location of Media Centre and hours of operation:
Buesa Arena Center

Press Conference Details
Thursday 24th

Event Schedule

Wednsday 23
8:30-10:00 Swim Training Mendizorroza Swimming Pool

Thursday 24
8:30-10:00 Swim Training Mendizorroza Swimming Pool
10:00-14:00 Expo and Athletes Registration (Buesa Arena)
12:00 Official reception to delegates of NF’s at Vitoria Townhall
16:00-19:00 Expo and Athletes Registration (Buesa Arena)
18:00-18:45 Athletes Briefing English (Villasuso Palace)
19:00-19:45 Athletes Briefing Spanish (Villasuso Palace)
20:00-21:00 Opening Ceremony (Virgen Blanca Square)

Friday 25
8:30-10:00 Swim Training Mendizorroza Swimming Pool
9:00-10:00 Swim Familiarization (Landa Transition1)
10:00-11:30 Bike Familiarization (Landa Transition 1 to Buesa Arena)
10:00-14:00 Expo and Athletes Registration (Buesa Arena)
14:00-16;00 Pasta Party (Buesa Arena)
16:00-12:00 Expo and Athletes Registration (Buesa Arena)
16:00-20:00 Transition 1 opens (bus service from Buesa Arena to Transition 1)
16:00-20:00 Transition 2 opens

Saturday 26
5:30 Buses depart from Buesa Arena
6:00 Transition 1 opens
7:00 Buses for spectators, media, coaches, depart from Buesa Arena
8:00 Elite Men Start
8:05 Elite Women Start
8:06 ParaTriathlon Start
8:20 20-34 M Starts
8:25 35-44 M Starts
8:30 45-64 M Starts
8:35 25-59 F Starts
9:00 Buses return from Transition 1 to Buesa Arena
15:15 Award Ceremony for Elite Men and Women
19:00 End of the competition

TBC Award Ceremony for Age Groups and Team Competition (Virgen Blanca Square)

Closest Airport

The reference airport is Bilbao International Airport (BIO), 65 km to Vitoria; and Aer Lingus, Air Europa, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, Brussels Airlines, Easyjet, Iberia, Lufthansa, SAS, Spanair, Swiftair, TAP and Vueling; operates there

Santander airport (SDR), 120 km to Vitoria; is well connected to Europe with Ryanair, and also with Iberia

Also you can flight directly to Vitoria (VIT);3 km to the city center, but only Iberia and Nordjet, operates there

Local Transportation


Host Hotel




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  • Address

    Street: Ricardo Sacristan 30 Bajo
    Town: Vitoria - Gasteiz Zipcode: 01008
    Country: Spain