At the start of the season the Performance Assessment Weekend takes place as the first event on the British Triathlon Youth and Junior Super Series.
All athletes with aspirations to race on the British Youth and Junior Super Series should attend as the results from the weekend are used to set the Super Series order of entry. The assessments include a swim time-trial on the Saturday followed by a combined, timed bike-run on the Sunday.
Provisional details are listed below, with some details still to be confirmed ahead of entry opening.
Date and location
Postponed - TBC
Youth A 400m pool swim / 10km bike / 2.5km run
Junior & Youth B 800m pool swim / 20km bike / 5km run
The weekend will be conducted in a Covid-19 Secure manner, with specific information communicated to those who register to attend nearer the time. As a result of restrictions, the weekend will solely include the racing elements and not other activities as per previous years.
The hosting of the weekend will be subject to national and local restrictions and British Triathlon guidance.
CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) screening will take place at the weekend, giving participants cardiac testing to safeguard them ahead of participating in the series and at other competitive racing opportunities. For those racing in World Triathlon or Europe Triathlon events the screening is mandatory, whilst it is optional for all other athletes. You can find out more about CRY screening here.
2019 Performance Assessment Weekend Results
2018 Performance Assessment Weekend Results
The results (including splits) and further information from 2018 can be found below:
2018 Presentation Slides
2017 Performance Assessment Weekend Results
The results (including splits) and further information from 2017 can be found below:
At the 2017 Performance Assesment weekend we released information on the new Athlete Development Framework. We would advise any athletes and parents who are new to Youth and Junior racing should take some time to familiarise themselves with the Framework as this will work to support their continued development
You can find out more about the Athlete Development Framework by downloading the booklet or exploring the links below.
The Six Pillars
The framework is built around 6 key principles of development or pillars that align with our core values on talent development and coaching practice. Please click on a title to learn more.