Triathlon NSW is pleased to announce that there will be team representing NSW High Schools at the School Sport Australia Triathlon Championships to be held in Penrith from the 18th to the 21st of April, 2017.
NSW Combined High Schools Sports Association (NSWCHSSA) has written to Triathlon NSW advising that as they are unable to field a team at the 2017 School Sport Australia Triathlon Championships.
However, they have noted that they are committed to ensuring NSW secondary students have opportunities to participate in school sport and would like to ensure that students will have the opportunity to compete at this event.
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NSWCHSSA has therefore requested that NSW secondary students be able to represent NSW as part of a Triathlon NSW team where students are selected from the NSW All Schools Triathlon Championships.
The full selection policy for the team is currently being finalised and will be announced well in advance of the NSW All Schools Triathlon Event on the 22nd of February.
The SSA Triathlon Championship Event will be conducted under ITU Race Competition Rules, being draft legal, offering a pontoon dive start and a “flow through” transition area.
Triathlon NSW is excited to be working closely with School Sport Australia and the Event Race Director to deliver a very safe and professional event in April.
For the first time ever, the Festival will also include an Australian Schools Aquathlon Championship, as well as triathlon events which will be open to any high school aged student. Students can enter the events for both individuals and teams of 3 – a swimmer, a cyclist and a runner.
CLICK HERE for the full details of the event on the Triathlon NSW. Please note that the page will be updated further in the coming weeks.
Triathlon NSW welcomes the invitation from the NSWCHSSA and thanks them for their efforts in ensuring that NSW secondary students are given the opportunity to compete against the best young triathletes from all States and Territories on their “home ground”.