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2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Venue/Date TBC)


Important Event Update - Townsville Multisport Age Group World Championships Not Taking Place in 2022

Organisers of the 2022 World Triathlon Multisport World Championships have today (23rd July 2021) announced that the event will not take place in Townsville, Australia from the 18th to the 28th of August 2022. The 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships will still occur in 2022.

Official Statement 23rd of July 2021-Townsville Multisport Age Group World Championships Not Taking Place in 2022

Important 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Questions:

1. Will the 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships be held in Townsville, Australia NO the event will not be held in Townsville from the 18th to the 28th of August 2022.

2. In 2021 the Townsville event was postponed by one year to 2022 has this event in Townsville been postponed to 2023? - NO  the Townsville event has not been postponed until 2023. The 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships has been awarded to Ibiza in Spain. 

3. Will the 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships still be held in 2022 - YES the event will still be held outside of Australia at a new venue and date to be confirmed by World Triathlon.

4. Can I still seek selection to the 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team - YES, please read the 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy. The 2021/2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Events will continue as scheduled.

2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championship Events and Race Distances

Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal) - 5km Run, 20km Cycle (Draft Legal), 2.5km Run

Standard Distance Duathlon  - 10km Run, 40km Cycle, 5km Run

Cross Triathlon
 - 1.5km Swim, 30km Mountain Bike Ride, 8km Trail Run

Aquathlon
- 1km Swim, 5km Run

Aquabike
 - 3km Swim, 120km Cycle

Long Distance Triathlon 
 - 3km Swim, 120 Cycle, 30km Run

2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Important Note to all 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Applicants:

Due to the challenging and ever-changing global health pandemic the 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships may be postponed or cancelled at a later date. The Australian Government has a current ban on international travel for all Australian citizens and this ban may be in place for some time. Australian age group athletes may not be able to leave Australia to attend the 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships (date and venue TBC by World Triathlon) due to Australian Government travel bans which may be in place for all Australian citizens at such time.

Triathlon Australia urges all Australian age group athletes to consider the current domestic climate including health risks, potential event postponements/cancellations, Australian State and Territory Government domestic border closures when deciding to undertake potential selection for the 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Date and Venue TBC). Triathlon Australia shall not be responsible or liable in any way to anyone for any consequence of one or more Australian State and Territory Government domestic border closures and/or one or more 2021/2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team (Date and Venue TBC) selection events postponements/cancellations.

The 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships (Date and Venue TBC) may be postponed or cancelled at a later date either by World Triathlon and or the local organising committees. Athletes should be aware that World Triathlon and or the local organising committees in (Date and Venue TBC) may require event participants to undertake pre-travel and pre-event health checks and to comply with health and safety directions at the event.

Triathlon Australia at its discretion may not select a 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team to attend the 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships (Date and Venue TBC)  for reasons including but not limited to Australian Government international travel restrictions, Australian State and Territory Government border closures and health risks to athletes.

Triathlon Australia shall not be responsible or liable in any way to anyone for any consequence of a decision not to select and or enter a 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team to attend the 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships (Date and Venue TBC).

The 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team is fully self-funded. Athletes should carefully consider the financial obligations before deciding to seek selection for the 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team.   

 What is the selection criteria, what are the selection events, how do I express interest in the team?

Triathlon Australia urges all age group athletes to carefully READ the 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy. The 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Policy details the process and criteria by which Triathlon Australia will select its 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team.

Please click on the relevant BLUE topic button to access the 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection Information. It is important that age group athletes seeking selection to the 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team carefully READ the information placed on this 2022 Australian Age Group Multisport Team Selection website.

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