ITU World Paratriathlon Cup

25.05.2017  
 
 
On September  30th 2017 the ITU World Paratriathlon Cup comes to Alanya and will be fiercely contested by the world’s best paratriathletes. elite paratriathletes, including several Olympic contenders, will make their mark on the Alanya . The host city will also host an ETU CUP ,ETU JUNIOR CUP, age group triathlon (Sprint and Standart distances) on Saturday and Sunday . 
The new classification system was implemented throughout the 2017 season and all athletes now competing in paratriathlon events must be classified under this system. 
The new categories for paratriathlon include: 

PTHC - Wheelchair users. Athletes must use a recumbent handcycle on the bike course and a racing wheelchair on the run segment. There are two sub-classes, H1 (most impaired) and H2 
(least impaired); 
PTS 2 - Severe impairments. In both bike and run segments, amputee athletes may use approved prosthesis or other supportive devices 
PTS 3 - Significant impairments. In both bike and run segments, the athlete may use approved prosthesis or other supportive devices 
PTS 4 - Moderate impairments. In both bike and run segments, the athlete may use approved prosthesis or other supportive devices 
PTS 5 - Mild Impairments. In both bike and run segments, the athlete may use approved prosthesis or other supportive devices 
PTS VI - Total or Partial visual Impairment. (IBSA/IPC defined sub-classes B1, B2, and B3): Includes athletes who are totally blind, from no light perception in either eye, to some light perception (B1) and partially sighted athletes (B2, B3). One guide is mandatory throughout the race. Must ride a tandem during the bike segment. 

ITU Paratriathlon World Cup – Calendar 
 → Besancon ITU Paratriathlon World Cup: 1-3 June 2017 
 → Altafulla ITU Paratriathlon World Cup : 1-2 July 2017 
 → Iseo ITU Paratriathlon World Cup : 8-9 July 2017 
 → Magog ITU Paratriathlon World Cup : 15-16 July 2017 
 → Alanya ITU Paratriathlon World Cup: 30 September – 1st October2017 
 → Sarasota (USA) : 7-8 Octobre 
 → Magog ITU Paratriathlon World Cup: 12-14 July 2017 
 → ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam: 12 – 14 September 2017