Island Games 2015


Team composition

The rules state that we can send up to 10 athletes of which a minimum must be 2 women and 3 men. The Team will be made up of 3 women, 6 men and 1 development athlete who can be either male or female.

The development athlete must be 18 years old or under on race day and still satisfy the time cut-off criteria following. The development athlete will be judged solely by the selection Committee after they have obtained the required time. In the event that an under 18 athlete gains selection on their own merit, then the Committee has the discretion to release that development place to a second under 18 athlete.

Selection criteria

To be eligible for consideration an athlete must obtain a qualifying time in any Olympic distance race before 30 September 2014.

Men 2 hrs 20 minutes Women 2 hrs 35 minutes

Selection events

Athletes will be judged on their results in the following two Olympic distances races only. No account will be taken of any other races completed in 2014. This will allow athletes to peak for these two results only and not be concerned if they are using earlier season shorter races as “training” races and training heavily through them.

Jersey Triathlon Sunday 29th June 2014
Guernsey selection event Sunday 10
th August 2014

Separate rankings will be calculated including only the Guernsey Triathlon Club athletes (not just the Island Games declared ones) and points awarded on a scale of 1 for first, 2 for second etc. Women will be ranked completely separately. Each athlete will count their lowest score from the two races and a final ranking calculated upon which final selection will be based. This leaves no room for discussion and gives athletes 2 chances to gain a qualifying result.


In the event of a tie, the Committee is then able to use their discretion to select one of those athletes.

Any athlete incurring a drafting penalty in a selection race has the result discarded for purposes of selection.

Off Island Athletes

Special consideration will be given to exceptional athletes who qualify to race for Guernsey, live abroad and cannot make the selection races. They should submit a detailed racing CV from 2013 and 2014 before 30 September 2014.

Selection Committee

It is proposed that a decision on selection will be made before 31st October 2014. The selection Committee will consist of Mark Naftel and 2 others yet to be named, unconnected to any selection athlete. 1 male and 1 female reserve athlete will be selected, who must be able to travel to the Games at short notice.

Any queries to Richard Stapley or 267460. 

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