PARTICIPANTS

SWIM RELATED QUESTIONS

[accordion tag=p][accordion-item title=”Do i need to wear swimming caps and goggles?” id=”q1″]Googles is your personal choice but if you have long hair then definitely you need wear caps
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[accordion-item title=”Do i need to Shower before the plunge?” id=q2]

Yes you will need to shower before jumping in the pool
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[accordion-item title=”Can i keep a Water Bottle on the ledge while i swim” id=q3]

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[accordion tag=p][accordion-item title=”Do I need to wear Swimming gear while swimming or i can jump in my cycling/running clothes ” id=q4]

You will need to wear proper swimming clothes for the swim part.

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[accordion-item title=”Can i swim in any stroke ?” id=q5]

We recommend you don’t use back stroke
[/accordion-item][accordion-item title=”How will i be timed for the swimming part ” id=q6]

You need to go through a timing mat after you come out of shower rooms and enter the deck arena and once again when you exit. Your time will start from the time you cross the mat to enter and till the time you exit.
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[accordion-item title=”Is there any Transition time ?” id=q7]

there are no transition time. Yours and everyone else’s race clock will start to tick once you cross the time mat for the first time and will keep ticking till you finish all the three segments.
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[accordion-item title=”How will i know how many laps i have finished ” id=q8]

You will have to keep a count of your laps and mae sure you have tapped the ledge at each end and that the Marshal has noticed and made a note of it.
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[accordion-item title=”What If i fail to touch the ledge at the end of the lap and turn around without touching” id=q9]

You will need to come back and redo the lap once again and touch the ledge. Your lap will be counted only when you touch the ledge.
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[accordion-item title=”What do I do if suddenly feel tired in the middle of my swim” id=q10]

get on to the side of the lane and rest hanging holding the lade dividers. Once you come out of the pool you won’t be allowed to get back again.
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[accordion-item title=”Are there any cut offs in the swim part of various Triathlon Categories? ” id=q11]

Yes there are Sprint ( 750 meters) 45 mins, Olympic (1.5Kms) 1.5 Hrs, Half Iron (1.9 Kms) 2 Hrs
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[accordion-item title=”What if i am unable to finish in allotted time? ” id=q12]

You will be asked to come out and make room for others…. so you better be well trained for the event
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[accordion-item title=”How do Marshals identify me when i am in the pool” id=q13]
Our Marshals are trained and experienced. More over you will have your BIB number written on both your upper arms
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[accordion-item title=”Do need to bring in any certificate stating i can swim the distance signed for? ” id=q14]
No but yes you need to get a medical certificate from your GP saying that you are not suffering from any infectious disease at the time of BIB Collection[/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Where do i change to cycling clothes after my swim” id=q15]
You can go back to the shower rooms to change after coming out if the pool ( we insist you wear Tri suits to save time)
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[accordion-item title=”Are there any lockers Available ?” id=q16]
Nope
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[accordion-item title=”Can i bring something to eat near the Pool deck” id=q17]
Nope not at all
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