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Rules & Regulations

Official Regulation regarding the planning and holding of events of the Triathlon Federation of the Republic of Moldova

SECTION 1. ORGANIZERS AND OFFICIAL RACE REGULATION 

The race of the Triathlon Federation of the Republic of Moldova, hereinafter referred to as the “Race”, is organized by the Triathlon Federation of the Republic of Moldova and aims to promote triathlon as a mass sport and to support Moldovan triathletes, who participate in international races. Participants are obliged to comply with the terms of this Official Race Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the “Official Regulation”). By taking part in the race, the participants agree to comply with all provisions, terms and conditions of this Regulation and of the applicable laws, also, to sign the Declaration of Liability provided by the Organizers at the moment of registration, as well as on the day of the competition, at the moment of registration confirmation.

GOALS AND TASKS

- promote the healthy lifestyle;

- improve participants’ sports skills;

- identify the strongest participants from the relevant categories;

- establish friendly relationships between sports amateurs and professionals.

1. General Rules:

In triathlon races, as well as in other ”triathlon” disciplines conducted by the sports federation (hereinafter TFRM) accredited in ”triathlon”, a large number of athletes are involved. Racing tactics are part of the interaction between the participants.

Athletes should:

  • Show sports skills throughout the race;

  • Acknowledge and take responsibility for their own safety;

  • Know, understand and follow these Rules, posted on the official website of the TFRM (ftrm.md), and the rules of the International Triathlon Union (ITU), posted on the www.triathlon.org website;

  • Follow the traffic rules and the instructions of the officials;

  • Treat with respect and consideration all the athletes, officials, judges, volunteers and spectators;

  • Avoid abusive language;

  • Notify the judges about the withdrawal from the race. Otherwise, this may lead to temporary suspension from participation in competitions;

  • Participate in competitions without receiving any assistance, except from judges and race staff;

  • Avoid any demonstration of political, religious, racial or sexual propaganda;

  • Not litter or scatter equipment along the distance, except for specially arranged places, such as food and garbage collection zones. All items, used by the athlete during the race, must kept and put back to their place in the transit zone;

  • Not try to gain unfair advantage using vehicles and other objects;

  • Follow the prescribed track;

  • Not use any device that will distract the athlete from being attentive to others.

2.1. Competition Admission

The admission to the Race and the starter package receipt will take place when the participant personally presents the following documents to the Race Organizers:

  • The original ID;

  • Signed Declaration of Liability;

  • For participants under the age of 18: the original written parents’ consent for race participation.

If there is no ID card, the participant is not allowed to participate, and therefore no BIB number or starter package will be handed out.

By registering for the Race, the athlete accepts the provisions and the rules set forth in this Regulation. Compliance and acceptance of these rules is the basic requirement for participation in the Races. If the rules specified in this Regulation contradict any provisions of other ITU triathlon race rules, priority is given to the rules specified in this Regulation. The main provisions of the Regulation will also be made public at the briefing prior to the Race start.

The organizers reserve the right to prevent the participant from starting up at their own discretion.

2.2. Declaration of Liability

All competitors must fill in and sign the Declaration of Personal Liability regarding personal ability of participation in the race, from the  medical point of view.

It is prohibited to take part in races/ competitions for persons who have alcoholic drinks/ drugs or who are under the influence of these substances; persons carrying any kind of weapons, explosives and / or incendiary materials, substances with an irritating or tearing or paralyzing effect, taser or other objects, which can be used for violent actions or disrupting the normal course of the event.

Persons, who violate these provisions, will be expelled by the Organizers from the event area, with the support of law enforcement agencies, if necessary.

3.1. Track Referees, Technical Officials and Jury

The race will be umpired by the team of technical officials from the TFRM and the jury.

The technical officials and the jury consist of at least 20 people; and will operate on the whole event territory and will monitor the track and Regulation compliance of the participants during the Race.

The technical officials will penalize for any noncompliance with this Regulation, by warnings, time penalty, or disqualification, depending on the violation gravity.

If the referee notices an attempt to “take a shortcut” (shortening the path or deviating from the track), the participant responsible for this action will be disqualified.

3.2. Jury

The jury will be responsible for all disputed decisions. The Jury composition will be announced at the technical meeting, which will be held prior to the Race start. 

3.3. Rules Violation and Fines

The Race is held in accordance with this Regulation. Official Race judges may assess the level of violations, even if the violation is not indicated, but the judge considered that an advantage was obtained unfairly or a dangerous situation was created during the Race. The exclusion if the participant is the punishment for deliberate or very serious or repeated rules violations or unsportsmanlike conduct. The penalties / warnings are rendered verbally. Each participant is responsible for the awareness and understanding of the above Regulation.

3.4. Submission and Resolution of Contestations

The contestations filed by the participants, will be examined in the jury’s tent, located near the finish area. Also, there will be given forms for contestation submission.

The contestation must be filed personally by the athlete or, in the case of a relay race, by a member of the team, but not later than 30 minutes after the end of the Race, in which they participated. The contestation will be examined by the jury.

4. ADMINISTRATIVE CONDITIONS

4.1. Administrative Conditions (during races)

The organizer of the event, the Triathlon Federation of the Republic of Moldova, is responsible for organizing the event.

Participants who withdraw from the race must inform the track referees of this segment at the start / finish zone about their withdrawal from the race.

In case of injury, the Race Regulation includes medical care provision, which can be received near the start / finish zone. 

4.2. Exceptional Administrative Conditions

In case of exceptional situations, which impede the safe conduct of an event (for example, extreme meteorological conditions) and cannot be predicted, the event will be delayed or canceled.

If the event is delayed or canceled, the participation fees will not be refunded. In case of cancellation, participants will receive a full starter package.

4.3. General Administrative Conditions

According to the national legislation in force, the Organizers will publicly announce the names of the winners and the prizes, awarded within the Race. The list of winners will be published on the official website within maximum 7 days after the end of the event.

Thus, Organizers commit to protect the confidentiality of the personal data of the Race participants / winners and use them in accordance with this Official Regulation, with Participant’s Declaration of Liability and with the legislation in force of the Republic of Moldova.

The participants are not allowed to litter on the Race area, otherwise risking the penalty of race disqualification. They must use trash bins, placed along the race area, or garbage bags, provided by the organizers at the start / finish area. Near completion of the event, the organizers guarantee the waste removal and placement in specially designated areas.

The organizers reserve the right to make changes in this Regulation before the race start date and commit to inform about the made changes on the official website and at the race venue.

4.4 Hydration areas

In accordance with international rules, hydration areas (bottled water, fruits) will be set along the track, as well as in the start / finish zones. At the finish line, all participants will receive bottled water, fruits and energy drinks, if necessary. Participants are required to drop the plastic bottles and glasses in the bins close to hydration areas, in order to ease the cleaning process.

6.5. First aid - ambulance

First aid will be provided by an ambulance set by the Organizer in the start / finish zones or in other areas, where necessary. If a cyclist is injured, the track referees will call the ambulance, which will immediately arrive for assistance. The participants who withdraw from the race are required to notify the Organizer about their decision.

6.6. Other conditions

Supporters (family members, friends) may stay close to the track, but out of it, in order to not hinder the normal course of the event. During the race, road traffic will be reduced on all tracks, as much as possible.

The Organizer will ensure the following:

- healthcare;

- police crews, in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation.

 

SECTION 2. KIDS TRIATHLON TRIUMPH

1. Race Date and Place 

The Kids Triathlon Triumph race will be held on Saturday, 13 June 2020, in Valea Morilor Park (the race zone and tracks are marked on the official map posted on the website).

2. STRUCTURE OF THE RACE

2.1. Participants and Race Conduct

This race is organized for children involved in triathlon, swimming or running, and whose health condition allows participation in such a race.

Age categories for KIDS Triathlon Triumph:

  • 7 - 8 years

  • 9 - 10 years old

  • 11 - 13 years old

The age of participants is determined for June 13, 2020.

2.2. Race Distances

Participants must overcome the following distances:

- Swimming - 200 m

- Cycling- 2.5 km

- Running - 1 km

2.3. Race Track

The race track will be protected by a 2-meter fence, warning tape and cones. The organizers will place the track marshals at predetermined points. Marshals are responsible for safe race participation of all competitors, as well as for their compliance to the rules prescribed in this Regulation.

The participants, who do not follow the official track or shorten it in any way (follow a track that provides a competitive advantage), will be disqualified.

The official detailed map with the full race track can be found on the official website of the Race in the “map” section.

2.3.1. Swimming Track

The swimming race will take place at the Valea Morilor lake, and the start line will be set on the beach. There will be a collective start for all participants. The swimming track will have the shape of a rectangle.

2.3.2. Transit Zone

The transit zone is the same for swimming + cycling and for cycling + running.

The transit zone entrance and exit will be guarded. The access to the transit zone is allowed only to participants.

EXPLANATION REGARDING THE SECURITY OF THE TRANSIT ZONE:

  1. CCTV;

  2. The access will be permitted only based on the bike number;

  3. The guarding will be provided by security service.

Bike stationing in the transit zone will be carried out according to the official schedule. The transit zone can be accessed only after a certain period of time, for security reasons, with the exception of participants who are in the zone during the race, even if the race start, in which the competitor participates, has not been announced yet. The bike must be placed in the rack, according to the BIB number and race, in which the participant takes part. On the racks there will be installed signs that indicate the range of numbers for each segment, where the competitor can place the bike.

2.3.3. Bike Track

Road traffic will be completely closed on the bike track.

The cycling lap is 2.5 km and must be completed only once.

 Overtaking

- It is considered that the athlete overtook another athlete when the front wheel of their bike overtook the rear wheel of the other competitor’s bike;

- Athletes should ride only on one side of the road to allow overtaking and not block other athletes.

2.3.4. Running Track

Road traffic will be completely closed on the running track. The running lap is 1 km and must be completed only once.

2.4. Registration

Registration is completed online by filling out the form at www.triumph.md. Places in groups can not be transferred and the prepayment will not be refunded.

Persons under 8 years old are not allowed to register for the Race.

Attention! The number of participants is limited. There are only 80 slots available. After reaching the limit of available slots, registration automatically closes. The fill in forms which do not include all data as well as unpaid registration are considered incomplete and will be canceled.

2.5. Participation Cost

The participation cost is 300 MDL.

Two (2) weeks before the race, the cost rises to 400 MDL.

2.7. Equipment and Race Conditions. BIB numbers

The participants will take part in the Race using their own equipment. During the race, participants are advised to wear equipment appropriate to weather conditions.

Depending on the water temperature, it will be announced whether wearing a neoprene suit is obligatory, optional or prohibited. The official swimming cap provided by the organizers is mandatory for the swimming segment. 

BIB numbers, swimming caps and temporary chips will be provided by the organizer and will be given to the participants after filling out and signing the Declaration of Liability.

The BIB number will have a rubber band. Each cyclist must place the number on their back and then turn it around on the chest / abdomen during the running segment, so that the number can be visible. The BIB number can not be changed (carved, cut off, stamped) or covered in any way.

The helmet is OBLIGATORY for all participants of the cycling segment.

Triathlon, MTB and cyclocross bikes are allowed. The bikes must be in good working condition with functional brakes on both wheels.

TT bikes, airbars, flat bars, as well as additional wheels are not allowed.

2.8. Start and Time Limits

The start time and time limits of each race segment are displayed on the event schedule booklet.

The schedule may be modified, which will be announced in advance.

2.9. Arrangement by Place 

In the order of arrival, each participant will be placed according to their category.

The race time of each participant will be calculated based on the timekeeping chips data, which will be recorded until the arrival at the finish line. After crossing the finish line, the chips must be returned. Each age group will have a different rating.

3. ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRIZES AND AWARDS

3.1. Titles and Prizes

The participants of the following categories will be awarded:

  • 7 - 8 years old:

       1, 2, 3 places for boys

       1, 2, 3 places for girls 

  • 9 - 10 years old:

       1, 2, 3 places for boys

       1, 2, 3 places for girls

  • 11 - 13 years old:

       1, 2, 3 places for boys

       1, 2, 3 places for girls

The official award ceremony will be held according to the event program posted on the official website

SECTION 3. TRIUMPH TRIATHLON

1. Race Date and Place

The Triathlon Triumph race will take place on Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Valea Morilor Park (the race zone and tracks are marked on the official map on the website).

2. STRUCTURE OF THE RACE

2.1. Participants and Race Conduct

This race is organized for children involved in triathlon, swimming or running, and whose health condition allows participation in such a race.

Minimum age for participation:

From 16 years, for the Olympic distance (individually or in relay)

From 14 years, for the Super Sprint distance

Participants of this race can register for one of the individual or relay races:

Individual races:

1) Super Sprint

2) Olympic distance

Team race (3-person relay race):

1) Olympic distance

2.2. Race Distances

Depending on the race, the participants must overcome the following distances:

Super Sprint:

400 m swimming + 10 km cycling + 2.5 km running

Olympic distance:

1500 m swimming + 40 km cycling + 10 km running

2.3. Race Track. Distance Rules

The race track will be protected by a 2-meter fence, warning tape and cones. The organizers will place the track marshals at predetermined points. Marshals are responsible for safe race participation of all competitors, as well as for their compliance to the rules prescribed in this Regulation.

The participants, who do not follow the official track or shorten it in any way (follow a track that provides a competitive advantage), will be disqualified.

The official detailed map with the full race track can be found on the official website of the Race in the “map” section.

2.3.1. Swimming Track

The swimming race will take place at the Valea Morilor lake, and the start line will be set on the beach. There will be a collective start for all participants. Technical and medical officials may decide to change the length of the swimming segment or to adopt new provisions concerning the use of the neoprene suit due to weather changes as: strong wind, heavy rainfall and low temperature. The final decision will be made one hour before the start and the technical officials will be announced it to the athletes.

Swimming caps are provided by the organizers. Swimmers must put them on before the start of the swimming segment. Using other swimming caps, as well as swimming without one, is prohibited.

At the end of the swimming segment, all accessories related to swimming (wetsuit, goggles, cap etc.) must be placed in the box with the number, corresponding to the BIB number of the participant, in the transit zone.

Cut off - 60 minutes (30 minutes - Super Sprint)

2.3.2. Transit Zone

The transit zone is the same for swimming + cycling and for cycling + running.

From the moment of setting the bikes into racks, only athletes, volunteers and organizers can stay within the transit zone. Coaches, relatives and spectators cannot access the transit zone.

The movement within the transit zone is strictly defined. When moving, the participant must go by the transit scheme, drawn symbols and volunteers’ instructions.

Cycling shoes (if attached to the pedals) and the helmet are allowed to be put on the bike.

The bike is placed on the rack strictly according to the BIB number of the participant. The bike must be hung by the saddle.

EXPLANATION REGARDING THE SECURITY OF THE TRANSIT ZONE:

  1. CCTV;

  2. The access will be permitted only based on the bike number;

  3. The guarding will be provided by security service.

Bike stationing in the transit zone will be carried out according to the official schedule. The transit zone can be accessed only after a certain period of time, for security reasons, with the exception of participants who are in the zone during the race, even if the race start, in which the competitor participates, has not been announced yet. The bike must be placed in the rack, according to the BIB number and race, in which the participant takes part. On the racks there will be installed signs that indicate the range of numbers for each segment, where the competitor can place the bike.

Placing a bike in a rack segment other than the one that was assigned before the race and T2 transit, will result in a warning penalization in case the participant corrects this mistake before the start time or a 10-second penalty in case of Super Sprint distance or a 20-second penalty in the case of the Olympic distance.

It will be possible to remove the bikes from the transit zone only after the last cyclist has completed the cycling segment. The approximative bike race time is 3 hours and 30 minutes from the last start. The exact time will be announced by the referee and will be posted by the event presenters on the site.

The bikes must be removed from the transit zone within an hour after the last competitor has finished the bike segment. If the athlete does not remove the bike during this time, the organizers may charge for bike removal and storage.

A) T1 - from swimming to cycling

After the swimming segment, athletes must find their own bike in the transit zone and remove it from the bike rack.

Riding the bike in the transit zone is prohibited; athletes may only move near the bike. Participants can ride a bike only outside the transit zone. The exit from the transit zone is indicated by a strip on the ground and marked as “MOUNT ZONE”. At the exit form the transit zone, there will be a volunteer who will announce to the sportsmen the end of the transit zone.

B) T2 - from cycling to running

Similarly, the entry in the transit zone riding the bike is prohibited. Before entering, it is necessary to get off the bike at the “DISMOUNT ZONE” and then enter the transit zone by holding the bike on one side. 

After the cycling segment, the athletes must put the bike back on the rack, strictly in its place.

Violated rules lead to penalties according to this Regulation.

2.3.3. Bike Track

Road traffic will be completely closed on the bike track.

The cycling lap is about 3.08 km and must be completed 13 times for the Olympic distance (40.04 km), and 3 times for the Super Sprint distance (9.5 km).

The participants are responsible for lap counting. If, during results confirmation, it turns out that an athlete did not complete the full number of laps, they will be disqualified.

Along the entire bike segment, participants need to wear a bicycle helmet. Helmet strap must be fastened tightly under the chin. It is allowed to take off the helmet only at the end of the bike segment in the transit zone and only after the bike was put back in the rack.

Cut off - 100 minutes (40 minutes - Super Sprint)

Drafting

Riding in the slipstream zone is allowed.

The slipstream represents a shape of a rectangle and for bikes it has 3 meters wide, 8 meters long while for vehicles (motorcycles) it has 5 meters wide, 35 meters long. The length is measured from the front wheel of a bicycle or a car. The width of the rectangle is centered in the center of the coming in front bike or vehicle.

Attention! Drafting behind a participant of opposite gender is prohibited.

Overtaking

- It is considered that the athlete overtook another athlete when the front wheel of their bike overtook the rear wheel of the other competitor’s bike;

- Athletes should ride only on one side of the road to allow overtaking and not block other athletes.

2.3.4. Running Track

Road traffic will be completely closed on the running track. The running lap is about 2.5 km and must be completed 4 times for Olympic distance (10 km) and only once for Super Sprint distance (2.5 km). Participants must count the number of laps themselves. If, when checking, it turns out that the athlete did not complete the full number of laps, they will be disqualified.

Food stations will be located on the track. One food station will be located on the 2.5 km lap, according to the official map.

Cut off - 80 minutes (25 minutes - Super Sprint)

2.3.5. Penalty Zone / Penalty Box

The penalty zone will be located on the track in accordance with the official map. It is set for the time penalty given by technical officials on the swimming segment, transit zone, cycling or running segments. The BIB numbers of the participants who received the penalty are transferred by the judges to Penalty box, which is located on the running segment. These numbers are written out on a special board in the penalty zone. The participant is responsible for serving the time penalty in the designated area. The competitor may stop in the penalty zone during any lap of the running segment. After the participants spent the amount of penalty time in the penalty zone, organizers erase their BIB number is from the list of penalties. If an athlete has not served the penalty in the penalty zone, they will be disqualified.

2.3.6. Serving Time Penalties

Serving time penalties means a full stop on the right side of the technical official in this zone, who will begin counting the seconds of the penalty time. If the athlete moves during the penalty time (running in place is forbidden), the technical official stops counting until the athlete fully stops the movement.

The penalty can be served whenever the athletes want, but before they cross the finish line. If the athlete has several penalties, he can choose either serve it all together or separately. Non-execution of all penalties leads to disqualification.

The penalty system consists of the following:

- verbal warning - is not penalized in any way and it is meant to correct the athletes’ actions due to minor violations;

- the first rule violation (yellow card) - time penalty for 15 seconds (for the Super Sprint distance) and for 30 seconds (for the Olympic distance);

- the second rule violation (yellow card) - time penalty for 30 seconds (for the Super Sprint distance) and for 1 minute (for the Olympic distance);

- the third rule violation (yellow card) - disqualification;

- rude rule violation (red card) - instant disqualification.

 Penalty gradation by severity is as follows:

  • Swimming stage:

Penalty (yellow card):

- false start;

- cutting distance, not swimming around the buoys (depending on the size of the cut, yellow or red card given);

- non-use of the swimming cap;

- putting on the BIB number under the wetsuit; 

Penalty (red card, disqualification):

- the use of prohibited means for swimming (fins, arm floats, paddles etc.);

- deliberate rudeness shown to other athletes, spectators, volunteers, judges;

- ignoring the requirements of the judges.

  • Bicycle stage:

Penalty (yellow card):

- riding the bike in the transit zone;

- drafting violation;

- riding the bike with naked torso;

- littering outside the food stations;

Penalty (red card, disqualification):

- intentional cutting of the distance;

- riding the bike without a helmet;

- ignoring the requirements of the judges;

- receiving illegal technical and other type of assistance/ help;

- using prohibited equipment;

- deliberate rudeness shown to other athletes, spectators, volunteers, judges.

  • Running stage:

Penalty (yellow card):

- running with naked torso;

- using illegal assistance/ help;

Penalty (red card, disqualification):

- intentional cutting of the distance;

- ignoring the requirements of the judges;

- deliberate rudeness shown to other athletes, spectators, volunteers, judges.

  • Transit zone:

Penalty (1 minute in the penalty box):

- full exposure;

- riding the bike in the transit zone;

Penalty (red card, disqualification):

- ignoring the requirements of the judges;

- deliberate rudeness shown to other athletes, spectators, volunteers, judges

3. RELAY

There are two options for the athletes to participate in the race: individual or in groups (relay). In the case of individual participation, each athlete independently covers the whole triathlon distance. In the case of participation in groups, three athletes cover the race distances successively.

The team consists of 3 athletes of any gender. The first athlete covers the swimming segment, the second - the cycling segment and the third - the running segment. The total time of the team is counted from the start of the first teammate and until the finish of the third athlete. The time does not stop each time the first two teammates cross the finish line.

Relay exchange takes place in a special Relay zone at the entrance in the transit zone. The participant, who takes the token in the Relay zone, puts on the electronic chip. When the sportsman crosses the timing line, the chip should be already  fixed on their leg for counting.

Team members performing in the bike segment should wait for token passing in the special Relay zone. However, they should not wear a helmet. The participant, who covered the swimming distance, passes the chip to the participant in the cycling distance, who must put the chip on their foot when entering the transit zone. The participant in the cycling stage runs into the transit zone, finds the bike rack, puts on the helmet placed in the transit zone in advance, and leaves the transit zone, according to the movement plan.

Team members participating in the running segment should wait for the cyclists in the Relay zone. The cycling participant should return to the transit zone, put the bike on the rack and leave the helmet. Then, in the Relay zone, the cycling participant must remove the chip and give it to the running participant, who is waiting at the exit of Relay zone. The participant of the running stage puts on a chip in the Relay zone and starts running.

If the token passing occurs unwillingly outside the Relay zone, the team must receive a 10-seconds penalty, which must be served in the penalty zone. If the token passing occurs deliberately outside the Relay zone, the team shall be disqualified;

If the token is not passed, the team must be disqualified;

The total time of the team is counted from the start of the first teammate and until the finish of the third athlete. The time does not stop each time the first two teammates cross the finish line.

4. Registration

Registration is completed online by filling out the form at www.triumph.md. Places in groups can not be transferred and the prepayment will not be refunded.

Persons under 8 years old are not allowed to register for the Race.

4.1. Participation Cost

Triumph Triathlon SUPER SPRINT: 

400 MDL (≈20 EURO) – before 15.04.2020

500 MDL (≈25 EURO) – beginning with 16.04.2020 - 31.05.2020,

700 MDL (≈35 EURO) – нbeginning with 01.06.2020 - 12.06.2020,

1100 MDL (≈55 EURO) – beginning with 13.06.2020 - 14.06.2020,

Triumph Triathlon OLYMPIC: 

600 MDL (≈30 EURO) – 15.04.2020

700 MDL (≈35 EURO) – beginning with 16.04.2020 - 31.05.2020,

900 MDL (≈46 EURO) – beginning with 01.06.2020 - 12.06.2020,

1300 MDL (≈66 EURO) – beginning with 13.06.2020 - 14.06.2020,

Triumph Triathlon RELAY:  

1000 MDL (≈50 EURO) – before 15.04.2020

1200 MDL (≈60 EURO) – beginning with 16.04.2020 - 31.05.2020,

1700 MDL (≈90 EURO) – beginning with 01.06.2020 - 12.06.2020,

2500 MDL (≈112 EURO) – beginning with 13.06.2020 - 14.06.2020,

 

 




 

Attention! To participate in the individual race of the Olympic distance, a triathlete’s license is required.

The license for the Triathlon Triumph 2020 season costs 40 MDL (~2 EURO) and can be purchased in the registration zone, when receiving the starter package.

You can also purchase an annual license.

The license of the Triathlon Federation of the Republic of Moldova is required for registration:

  • for international races (official world and European championships);

  • for commercial launches of various triathlon series;

  • for national races.

You need to apply for the license on ftrm.md at least two weeks before Triathlon Triumph 2020. 

The license is valid for one year. The license cost is 400 MDL. 

4.2. Equipment and Race Conditions. BIB numbers

The participants will take part in the Race using their own equipment. During the race, participants are advised to wear equipment appropriate to weather conditions.

Depending on the water temperature, it will be announced whether wearing a neoprene suit is obligatory, optional or prohibited. The official swimming cap provided by the organizers is mandatory for the swimming segment. 

BIB numbers, swimming caps and temporary chips will be provided by the organizer and will be given to the participants after filling out and signing the Declaration of Liability.

The BIB number will have a rubber band. Each cyclist must place the number on their back and then turn it around on the chest / abdomen during the running segment, so that the number can be visible. The BIB number can not be changed (carved, cut off, stamped) or covered in any way.

The helmet is OBLIGATORY for all participants of the cycling segment.

Triathlon, MTB and cyclocross bikes are allowed. The bikes must be in good working condition with functional brakes on both wheels.

TT bikes, airbars, flat bars, as well as additional wheels are not allowed.

4.3. Force Majeure

If it is impossible to conduct the swimming stage due to force majeure (flooding, wind speed more than 15 m / s, water pollution with substances that are dangerous to the athletes' health etc.), the race will be held in the following formats: “Running segment 5 km - Bike segment 45 km - Running segment 10.5 km ”; “Running segment 2.5 km - Bike segment 22.5 km - Running segment 5.25 km.” In this case, the competitor has the right to refuse to participate in the race, but the participation fee can not be refunded.

4.4. Start and Time Limits

The start time and time limits of each race segment are displayed on the event schedule booklet.

The schedule may be modified, which will be announced in advance.

4.5. Arrangement by Place 

In the order of arrival, each participant will be placed according to their category.

The race time of each participant will be calculated based on the timekeeping chips data, which will be recorded until the arrival at the finish line. After crossing the finish line, the chips must be returned. Each age group will have a different rating.

4.6. Age Groups (only for Olympic distance)

  • men aged from 16 to 18 years

  • men aged from 19 to 29 years

  • men aged from 30 to 39 years

  • men aged from 40 to 49 years

  • men aged from 50 to 59 years

  • men aged from 60 to 69 years

  • men aged 70+ years

  • women aged from 16 to 18 years

  • women aged from 19 to 29 years

  • women aged from 30 to 39 years

  • women aged from 40 to 49 years

  • women aged from 50 to 59 years

  • woman aged from 60 to 69 years

  • women aged 70+ years

Participants who won a prize in the ABSOLUTE category are not awarded in the age group category.

5. ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRIZES AND AWARDS

5.1. Titles and Prizes

The prize fund of the competition is 20 000 lei.
Cash prizes are awarded only to participants of the Olympic Individual distance.

There will be two main prize categories:

  • ABSOLUTE

Prizes will be announced before the race starts. Winners will receive diplomas in addition to prizes.

  • places 1-3, women and men in the Olympic distance

  • places 1-3, women and men in the Super Sprint distance

  • places 1-3, women, men and mixed teams in the relay race.

  • AGE GROUP (amateur participants) - each age group will be awarded with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places of the Olympic distance according to section 2.9., with the following characteristics:

  • In the individual race, 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in age groups of the Olympic distance will be awarded, if at least 5 participants are registered in each age group. Otherwise, only the first place will be awarded;

The National Triathlon Championship of the Republic of Moldova will be held as part of the Triathlon Triumph competition, in which athletes from the Republic of Moldova who have taken the first, second and third places at the Olympic Individual distance will be awarded.

All participants will receive electronic participation certificates.

The official award ceremony will be held according to the event program posted on the official website.

Attention! If there are less than 5 teams in the relay category, the organizers reserve the right to award only the winning team.

6. PAYMENT METHODS

6.1. Participation payment for natural persons:

Payment can be made online via Visa, Master or Raduga Cards; via terminals (QIWI, Run Pay, MMPS) or by cash at the Organizer’s headquarter. More details on payment methods are available on the official website of the event www.sporter.md.

6.2. Participation payment for legal persons:

Legal persons may pay the participation fee by bank transfer or card. In order to request a participation payment account, the legal person must register all employees who wish to participate in the Race, therefore, an online form is available on www.sporter.md, with the cash payment method included.

After all employees of the legal entity are registered in the form, an email with the company’s identification data, the list of participants and the chosen distances should be sent to event@sport.md. After the payment, the Organizer will confirm the employees registration.

7. PRIVACY POLICY

Organizer’s privacy commitment

We strive to protect our website, services and users from unauthorized access or modification and from unauthorized disclosure or destruction of information we possess.

We will never disclose / sell confidential information to unauthorized third parties, and, by all available means, we will ensure that this information is secured.

What kind of personal data does the Organizer collect?

By the registration form, the Organizer collects the following personal data: name, surname, date of birth, gender, e-mail, phone, identity ID number, IDNP and residence address.

Where is this information stored?

The data from the registration form is stored in the Organizer’s database.

What is the data used for?

The personal data from the registration form is used for the following purposes:

- to offer the sportsman a possibility to participate in the race;

- to automatically fill in the Declaration of responsibility, which the participant has to sign;

- to provide useful information regarding the current and future races by email;

- to automatically classify the participant to his / her age group.


Who has access to this data?

Only the Organizer - the A.O. SPORTER Sports Club - has access to this data.

 

8. IDENTIFICATION AND BANKING DATA

A.O. Sports Club ”SPORTER”

Headquarter: 28/1 Calea Orheiului Street, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, MD-2059

Working schedule:

Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 18:00;

Lunch break: 12:00 -13:00 / 13:00 -14:00;

Rest days: Saturday and Sunday.

 

IDNO / Fiscal Code 1013620009909,

IBAN MD53VI000002224003323MDL in ”Victoriabank” S.A., Branch No. 3, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

BIC VICBMD2X416

Phone No.: (+373) 22-888-000

e-mail: event@seller.md 

website: www.sporter.md 

Sporter President - Dmitri VOLOSHIN

 

Contact persons:

(+373) 79 996 985 - Olga

(+373) 78 151 999 - Alexandra

Emergency number for the race: 069007050