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World Championships

Not sure you understand what World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon & Multisport Championships are? the qualification procedures and selection criteria? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Below are some FAQs about World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon & Multisport Championships

World Championships and Qualifiers FAQ

Q : What are the World Triathlon & Multisport Championships?
A : World Triathlon is the international governing body for the Olympic sport of triathlon and all related multisport disciplines around the world, including duathlon, aquathlon, cross triathlon and winter triathlon. Each year, there are three world championship events:

• World Triathlon Multisport Championships
• World Triathlon Championship Finals
• World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships

The Canadian Age Group World Championship Teams consist of top performing age-group athletes in Canada who earn a spot at a Qualification Race to represent Canada on the international stage at the World Triathlon Championships. Team members have the opportunity to proudly represent their country, participate in a unique team environment and celebrate their sport within the global triathlon community.

Q : What is a World Qualifying Event and how many spots are available?

A : There are multiple events across the country that are identified as Age Group World Championship Qualifying Events, each with different number of qualifying spots available. Echo Lake Multisport Festival is the only World Qualifying Event in Saskatchewan this year. If you place within the allocated number of qualifying spots in your event, you have an opportunity to be part of Team Canada.

Echo Lake Multiport Festival has the following spots available:

• Sprint Non Draft and Draft Legal Triathlon (2 spots per event, per age group*, per gender)
• Standard Triathlon (3 spots per age group, per gender)
• Sprint Duathlon/ Standard Duathlon / Sprint Aquathlon (2 spots per age group*, per gender)
• Standard Aquabike (2 spots per age group*, per gender)
*10 year age grouping

Q : What is a World Qualifying Event and how many spots are available?

A : There are multiple events across the country that are identified as Age Group World Championship Qualifying Events, each with different number of qualifying spots available. Echo Lake Multisport Festival is the only World Qualifying Event in Saskatchewan this year. If you place within the allocated number of qualifying spots in your event, you have an opportunity to be part of Team Canada.

Echo Lake Multiport Festival has the following spots available:

• Sprint Non Draft and Draft Legal Triathlon (2 spots per event, per age group*, per gender)
• Standard Triathlon (3 spots per age group, per gender)
• Sprint Duathlon/ Standard Duathlon / Sprint Aquathlon (2 spots per age group*, per gender)
• Standard Aquabike (2 spots per age group*, per gender)
*10 year age grouping

Where and when are the 2024 World Multisport and Triathlon Championships?

Since World Triathlon holds three World Championship events, the date and location is based on which event you have qualified for!

• 2024 World Triathlon Multisport Championships
Townsville, Australia
August 15-25,2024
Website (aquathlon, duathlon, cross triathlon, cross duathlon, long distance triathlon)
• 2024 World Triathlon Championship Finals (standard distance triathlon & aquabike)
Date & Location to be Announced
• 2024 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships
Malaga, Spain
Date to be announced

Q : How do I show interest?

A : In order to be eligible to claim a spot, you must meet the following basic criteria:

• Be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
• Be a member in good standing with a Triathlon Provincial Sport Organization (PSO)
• Be a member in good standing with Triathlon Canada (included in annual provincial membership)
Must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) PRIOR to each Qualification Event

An expression of interest (EOI) is the mechanism to state your intention to compete for a qualifying spot. Each event requires a separate EOI form and fee to be paid to Triathlon Canada. The form will be sent to you prior to the event with instructions. By expressing interest and paying the fee, you will be eligible to compete with the final results producing a list of athletes that we will send to Triathlon Canada, who will contact you about the Age Group team and World Championships.

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