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October 7, 2016


JOC Talent Transfer Trial
- Triathlon Programme -

JOC High Performance Headquarter set a goal of increasing numbers of medalist at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. As part of athlete enhancement programme, JTU together with Japan Association of Athletic Federations and Japan Swimming Federation, to direct talented athlete to a better suited sport. The first Triathlon Talent Identification Programme will take place on 20 November 2016 and the second will be held in February next year.

Organized by
Japanese Olympic Committee
Japan Triathlon Union
Co-organized by
Japan Association of Athletic Federations
Japan Swimming Federation
Assented by (TBD)
Japan Industrial Track & Field Association
The Inter-University Athletics Union of Japan

Tryout Schedule
Sunday, 20th November 2016 (The second tryout is TBD - February 2017 ) 09:00-15:00
09:00-09:20 Registration at poolside and Swim warming up
10:00-     Briefing at poolside
10:15-11:15 Swim time trial
11:15-13:00 Break
13:00-     Run warming up at Track and Field
13:45-     Run time trial

<Registration and Swim time trial>
Name: Japan Institute of Sports Sciences - B1F 50m Swimming Pool
Address: 3-15-1 Nishigaoka Kita-ward 115-0056 Tokyo Japan
<Run time trial>
Name: Ajinomoto National Training Center – Track and Field
Address: 5-2-15 Akabanenishi Kita-ward 115-0055 Tokyo Japan

Eligibility rules
*Participants must meet following eligibility requirements.
Athlete aged over 18 who has Japanese nationality and has achieved success at national and international level of swimming or athletics.
The Try Out consists of two measurements to establish athletes physical potential; 400m Swim in long course(50m pool) and 5000m Run in the 400m track.
The qualifying standard time are as follows:
【Type 1. All-round athlete】
 Men: (400m swim time ×2)+5000m run time= in 00:23:30
 Women: (400m swim time ×2)+5000m run time= in 00:26:25
【Type 2. Strong swimmer】
 Men: 400m swim – under 00:03:55.70 & 5000m run – under 00:16:25
 Women: 400m swim – under 00:04:17.25 & 5000m run – under 00:18:41
【Type 3. Strong runner】
 Men: 400m swim – under 00:04:31.00
 5000m run – under 00:13:52
 Women: 400m swim – under 00:04:58.00
 5000m run – under 00:15:50


Participants will be evaluated and selected according to the results.


Athlete support for selected athlete
1. Term:
 1 year from the date of approval (It can be extended)
2. Supports:
 (1) environmental support and coaching support
 (2) Equipment and gear for Triathlon
 (3) Events entry fees
 (4) Travel subsidy and training camp
 (5) JTU support as certified athlete


Overall flow
1. Register at JTU official website
2. Participate in tryout
3. Interview – selected athlete only
4. Determined the customized support plan

Please send your application to JTU office with the following information:
Email address: jtuoffice01@jtu.or.jp
Application dead line: Friday, 28th October 2016
The email subject line: JOC Talent Transfer Trial application – 20th November 2016
Use the following application form when you apply;
1. Full name
2. Gender
3. Date of birth
4. Age
5. Address including postal code
6. Phone number and mobile phone number
7. Email address
8. Sporting achievement and background
9. Name of club you are belonging to
10. Comments or questions

Japan Triathlon Union

Address: 2nd Eirai Building, 1-3-8, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0002, Japan

Telephone: +81-3-5469-5401 FAX: +81-3-5469-5403 E-mail, jtuoffice@jtu.or.jp Website, http://www.jtu.or.jp