London 2012 Olympic Games

04 - 07 Aug, 2012 • London, Great Britain • Event Website
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The Triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games will be held on Saturday 4 August and Tuesday 7 August 2012 at Hyde Park in central London.
The competition will consist of two (2) medal events; Men Individual (1), Women Individual (1).
A total of 110 athletes, 55 men and 55 women, may take part in the Triathlon competition.

Competition format:
The men’s and women’s Triathlon events will be conducted to standard distances:
–– Swim: 1,500m – one (1) lap
–– Bike: 43km – seven (7) laps of a 6.137km course
–– Run: 10km – four (4) laps of a 2.5km course
Each event is continuous, with no breaks in competition. In both the men’s and women’s events, the first athlete to complete the course will be declared the winner.

The Dates:
Women’s event - Saturday 4th August at 9.00am
Men’s event - Tuesday 7th August at 11.30am

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Athletes Briefing:

10:45-11:45 Coaches Briefing

09:00 – 10:00 Women’s race briefing and pontoon draw

11:00 – 12:00 Men’s race briefing and pontoon draw

Event Schedule

WED 01/AUG, Hyde Park
09:30-10:30 Swim Familiarisation
10:45-11:45 Coaches Briefing

THU 02/AUG, Hyde Park
06:30 – 07:15 Bike Familiarisation (Full Course)
07:30 – 08:30 Swim Familiarisation
09:00 – 10:00 Women’s race briefing and pontoon draw

SAT 04/AUG, Hyde Park
09:00 – 11:40 Women’s Competition and Victory Ceremony
13:00 – 14:00 Bike Familiarisation (up to the top of Constitution Hill)
14:00 – 15:00 Swim Familiarisation

SUN 05/AUG, Hyde Park
09:30 – 10:30 Swim Familiarisation
11:00 – 12:00 Men’s race briefing and pontoon draw

TUE 07/AUG, Hyde Park
09:00 – 09:45 Bike Familiarisation (full course)
11:30 – 14:00 Men’s Competition and Victory Ceremony

Local Transportation

Getting There:

London Underground
- Hyde Park Corner or Kinghtsbridge on the Piccadilly line.
- Marble Arch on the Central line
- Green Park on the Victoria and Piccadilly lines

National Rail
- London Victoria is approximately 35 minutes walk

London Bus
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