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2022 European Standard Distance Duathlon Championships Bilbao


Event Overview


Event Information




Event Information


General Contacts: Please direct enquiries to agegroup@britishtriathlon.org or 01509 226 183

Event Website: Event Website


Intention to Qualify

To register click on the blue 'Register' button on this page and log in with your Home Nation membership number and password. You will need to be a Core or Ultimate BTF member. Please click here for membership information.

For further information on how to register please click here.

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and will be added to the registration list below.

Please ensure your registration has been successful by checking the athlete registration list below before the registration deadline, no changes will or can be made after the registration deadlines. No late registrations including amendments will be accepted after the final registration date.

To be eligible to qualify and compete in this event you must be 18 on the 31st of December 2022. Do not register your interest if you do not meet this age limit, you will be unable to qualify, and the £10 registration fee is non-refundable.

Please note, once you have registered, this race will NOT show in your Age Group Listing on your BTF dashboard.

Please click here to read what will happen if international races are cancelled in 2022.

Qualification

Athletes with a British Championships PQ or who are from Scotland or the Isle of Man must register by 5pm Friday the 28th January 2022.

Athletes who reside in Scotland or the Isle of Man are now able to register with a race result as they could not travel to the first qualifying race. After the 28th January all results will be considered and rolldown places allocated. Any athlete who registers now and does not live in Scotland or the Isle of Man (we will verify this by checking membership details, will not be considered and the £10 registration fee will not be refunded.)

IMPORTANT NOTE - Scottish athletes wanting to qualify

This section applies to Scottish, and Isle of Man athletes who are registering with a race result. Athletes must press the register button to register, if the button is not there then registration is not open or, the athlete has already registered for the event. The deadline to register is 5pm Friday the 28th January 2022. No late registrations will be considered.

Qualification Criteria;

  • Race results MUST have been chip timed.
  • Race results MUST be from a standard distance duathlon with the runs taking place mainly on path and the bike on tarmac.
  • Race results MUST have a minimum of 100 people in the finishing results.
  • (Races with less than 100 finishers will be considered at Q3. ("Finishers" is defined as those participants who finished a race or, appear as a DNS, DQ or DNF)
  • Races may be from 2019 onward but earlier races will be considered first, see below for how results will be weighted this year-this is very important
  • Athletes finishing times MUST be within 120% of the winner of the age group. Results from 100% to 115% will be considered first, results from 115.01% to 120% will be considered afterwards, please see below.
  • If an athlete moves up an age group in the Championship year then they must use the results from the age group which they will move into. Example, an athletes is now 49 and turns 50 in 2022. They must compare their result to the results from the 50-54 age group.
  • No late registrations will be considered or permitted.
  • The £10 registration fee is non-refundable. No changes of any kind can be made after the final registration cut off date.
  • Results must be from a time when racing was considered competitive after lockdowns in England, Wales and Scotland-see below for details. If an athlete submits a non-competitive result their registration will not be considered.
  • Results also need to be from when results were deemed competitive in the UK. Please click here for further details.
  • Athletes who have already competed in a qualifying race may change their result by logging into their British Triathlon account and going to the "Age Group Listing" section then pressing "Edit" next to the event they want to edit their registration for. The percentage from the qualifying race will remain until Athletes who have already competed in a qualifying race may change their result by logging into their British Triathlon account and going to the "Age Group Listing" section then pressing "Edit" next to the event they want to edit their registration for. The percentage from the qualifying race will remain until after the registration closing date and the Team Manager will consider the best result.  the registration closing date and the Team Manager will consider the best result. 

 

Results Weighting

Results where athletes have submitted their own result will be weighted using the guidelines below;

  • Races which took place in 2021, 2020 or 2019 and were Europe Triathlon or World Triathlon Qualifying races, Europe Triathlon or World Triathlon Championships, British or Home Nations Championships and had more than 100 competitors in the race and where the athletes finishing percentage was under 109.99% will be considered first as W1. Results to be considered in the order mentioned above. Athletes who have taken part in a qualifying race in 2021 and who achieved a finishing percentage of 115% will also be considered as W1.
  • Races which took place in 2019, 2020, or 2021 and were World Triathlon or Europe Triathlon Qualifying races, World Triathlon or Europe Triathlon Championships, British or Home Nations Championships and had more than 100 competitors in the race and where the athletes finishing percentage was between 110% and 120% will be considered as W2. Results to be considered in the order mentioned above. Athletes who have taken part in a qualifying race in 2021 and who achieved a finishing percentage of over 115.01% will also be considered as W2.
  • Races which took place in 2019, 2020 or 2021 and had less than 100 competitors will be considered as W3.

When are events deemed not competitive during and after lockdowns?

  Lockdown 1 Lockdown 2

England

26/03/2020-05/09/2020 06/01/2021-10/05/2021

Scotland

26/03/2020-13/10/2020

04/01/2021-24/05/2021 TBC

Wales

26-03/2020-21/09/2020 05/01/2021 - 31/05/2021 TBC

Please click here for further information about events being deemed non-competitive after lockdowns end.

The £10 registration fees are non-refundable in any circumstance. They go towards administrating the age group teams and provide 1 full time member of staff, administrative items, office space and cover bank fees for the teams. 


Because the 2021 Championships were cancelled there will be less than 20 places in each age group available. Exact numbers will be published on the website soon below and we are working with 2022 race organisers to try and secure extra places in affected age groups. Any athletes who qualify for the 2022 team through a 2021 qualifying race and who are not offered a place in the 2022 team will be able to wait to see if a place becomes available in the 2022 team or move their Q to the 2023 equivalent team, this is the very worst case scenario and will be put into practice after the 2022 event organisers confirm that not all 2022 qualified athletes will be able to compete in the 2022 team. Athletes who do not qualify but do achieve a rolldown percentage will be able to see if a place becomes available in the 2022 team.

To qualify for this event athletes must register their intent to qualify on this page and must take part in at least one of the three specific qualification races detailed below. Athletes only need to enter one race to qualify although can enter more if they wish. The £10 registration fee covers all three qualifying races.

You do not need to specify which qualification race(s) you are doing, if you register before the deadline appropriate to your race(s) (see below) your registration will be included. Athletes who register after 5pm on the deadline for a qualification race but then compete in that race will not be considered eligible for qualification from that race and their registration will only cover the remaining races.

 

Qualification races:

Race 1: Yorkshire Duathlon - 18/04/2021. Race organiser TriHard Events

If you intend to qualify at this race, you must register your intent to qualify by 5pm Friday 16/04/2021

 

Race 2: Oulton Park Duathlon 03/10/2021. Race organiser OP Events

If you intend to qualify at this race, you must register your intent to qualify by 5pm Friday 01/10/2021

 

Race 3: Cowman Duathlon 10/10/2021. Race organiser Big Cow Events

If you intend to qualify at this race, you must register your intent to qualify by 5pm Friday 08/10/2021

 

Registration will close at 5pm on the Friday before each qualifying race and will re-open the following Monday at midday.
 
To qualify athletes are needed to finish a qualification race in a time which is within 120% of the winner in their age group.

Places will be offered automatically to the 4 highest placed athletes per age group who finished within 120% of the winner of their age-group and, that have not already qualified at a previous race. This includes athletes moving up an age group during the Championship year.

Any athlete finishing within the 4 highest places as outlined above but outside 120% of the winner of their age-group will only be offered a place at the Team Manager’s discretion.
Any athlete finishing outside the automatic places but inside 120% of the winner of their age-group may still be able to qualify with a rolldown place. Details of rolldown places can be found here

After each qualifying race the Team Manager will go through the results and allocate the places and rolldown % to all athletes who took part. This may take up to 2 weeks. Successful athletes will be notified of their qualification by email.

Athletes who have a % next to their name after the qualification race may be eligible for a roll-down place. These will start to be issued approximately 1 month after the final qualifying race.

To be eligible to qualify and compete in this event you must be 16 on the 31st of December 2022. Please do not register your interest if you will not meet this age limit, as you will be unable to qualify and compete in the championship.

 

*Please Note: As the qualification races take place in the year preceding the Championships, qualification is based on your finishing time compared to those athletes who will be in your age group the year of the Championships. If you are moving up an age group in 2020, then your qualification will be based on where your finishing time would have placed you in the age-group category you will be racing for in 2020. Please note that you may finish in the top four in your age group category but an athlete moving into that age group can potentially push you out of a qualifying position if their time is faster. Please see point 8.3 in the Terms and Conditions.

Pre-Qualification

To Pre-Qualify for the 2022 Europe Triathlon European Championship race, athletes must finish in the top 10 places in their age group and be one of the first three British athletes to finish in the 2021 Europe Triathlon European Championship race.

Athletes must also confirm their intent to take up their pre-Qualified place in writing by the deadline date. 

Further details regarding pre-qualification can be found within our pre-qualification policy

Allocation of Places

  • There are 20 places in each age group.
  • 12 places are awarded to the first 4 athletes per qualifying race (see note above re moving into an age group).

  • The remaining places are allocated by Pre-Qualification places, and Rolldown Places. Discretionary Places awarded by the Age Group Committee if there are any places left.

  • Qualified athletes will be notified by e-mail and will be marked with a 'Q' next to their name in the registered athletes list. This can take up to 2 weeks after the qualifying race. Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4 and Q are all qualifying statuses. 

  • If you believe you have qualified and your name does not have a Q next to it on the registration list and you have not received an email informing you of your selection within two weeks of the final qualification deadline, please contact the Team Manager.

  • Rolldown Places will start to be issued approximately 1 month after the last qualifying race. 

  • Once rolldown places have been offered we cannot guarantee places will be available for athletes that did not make the Age Group Coordinator aware of their Q not showing prior to this.

  • If you use a Hotmail, Outlook or work email address please check your junk mail, we find these email addresses often send our emails to the junk mail inbox.

Entry

Entry details for this event will be released once they have been confirmed by Europe Triathlon.

Event Location

Registered Athletes (Female)


Category U20 (U20) (1 athlete)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category D (20-24) (5 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category E (25-29) (10 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category F (30-34) (7 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category G (35-39) (9 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category H (40-44) (18 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category I (45-49) (21 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category J (50-54) (21 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category K (55-59) (20 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category L (60-64) (14 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category M (65-69) (4 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category N (70-74) (4 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry

Registered Athletes (Male)


Category U20 (U20) (1 athlete)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category D (20-24) (10 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category E (25-29) (14 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category F (30-34) (15 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category G (35-39) (42 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category H (40-44) (44 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category I (45-49) (51 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category J (50-54) (48 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category K (55-59) (39 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category L (60-64) (32 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category M (65-69) (18 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category N (70-74) (14 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry
Category P (75-79) (6 athletes)
Name Status Information Paid Entry

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