UCI XCS – STAGE RACE - S2
The race Hellas - Salamina island M.T.B 2016 is organized under the rules of the UCI and the specific rules are mentioned in this guide.
2. Class - Categories
For the Hellas - Salamina island M.T.B Race only the following categories are allowed:
UCI XCS-S2: Men/Women Elite
UCI S2 XCT: Men/Women Elite – 10km point to point
UCI S2 XCP: Men/Women Elite – 35km
UCI S2 XCO: Men Elite – 5km x 6 laps – Women Elite – 5km x 5 laps
3. UCI S2 Points Scale
Men/Women Elite category will receive points and prize money according to the UCI XCS 2 (Europe B).
UCI XCS 2
1st 80 points
2nd 70 points
3rd 60 points
4th 55 points
5th 50 points
6th 45 points
7th 40 points
8th 35 points
9th 30 points
10th 25 points
11th 20 points
12th 19 points
13th 18 points
14th 17 points
15th 16 points
16th 15 points
17th 14 points
18th 13 points
19th 12 points
20th 10 points
21st 8 points
22nd 6 points
23th 4 points
24th 2 points
25th 1 point
4. Prize List
UCI S2 STAGE RACE – GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
Places Elite Men/Women
1st € 225
2nd € 180
3rd € 135
4th € 112.5
5th € 90
6th € 81
7th € 72
8th € 63
9th € 54
10th € 45
Total € 1.057,5
Total Prize Money for Elite Men/Women for General Classification: € 1.057,5
UCI S2 STAGE RACE – PER STAGE
Places Elite Men/Women
1st € 120
2nd € 90
3rd € 60
4th € 45
5th € 30
Total € 345
Total Prize Money for Elite Men/Women per stage: € 345
14:00 – 16:30 Training times
16:30 – 18:00 Registration and distribution of Race numbers at Votsalakia Hotel.
18:00 Managers’ meeting at Votsalakia Hotel.
09:30 - 10:30 Registration at Kanakia village near the Start / Finish area
11:00 Start of Men/Women Elite XCT Race Type
The race course for Men Elite XCT UCI S2 is 10km point to point
13:00 End of the races
10:00 - 11:00 Registration at Kanakia village near the Start / Finish area
11:00 Award Ceremony for XCT Race Type
11:15 Start of Women Elite XCO Race Type
The race course for Women Elite XCO UCI S1 is 5km x 6 laps
13:00 Start of Men Elite XCO Race Type
The race course for Men Elite XCO UCI S1 is 5km x 7laps
15:00 End of the races
09:30 - 10:30 Registration at Aianteio Village near the Start / Finish area
10:30 Award Ceremony for XCO Race Type
11:00 Start of Men/Women Elite XCP Race Type at Aianteio Village .
The race course for Men/Women Elite XCP UCI S2 is 35km
13:00 End of the races
13:30 Award Ceremony near the Start / Finish area
6. Registration Procedure
The participants can register using the following ways:
Online, E-mail, Online registration closes 14th February 2016
Registration of the riders (with distribution of Race number plates and timing chips) can only be done at the Registration office which will be at Melina Resort. during the following working hours:
18th February 2016 14:30– 18:00
UCI License is kept and returned with the return of the number + chip.
Please note that training will not be authorized without a number plate. Riders who don’t return the timing chip after the event will be charged 25 Euros for replacement. The Registration office will be located at the place of the race.
7. Race venue
The massif of Kanakia of Salamina where the race takes place, is 12km far from the centre of the island. There is direct access to the race tracks and paths. Athletes will stay in hotels in the region. There are many catering businesses near the place of the race.
8. Route description
The race has the starting and finishing lines at Kanakia of Salamina and runs along paths and forest roads. The altitude reaches 160 m. The route is in the forest, the paths are pleasurable and take the athletes through a tunnel of natural beauty.
9. Medical Points
Throughout the event there will be a rescue team of 20 members available at many points and in full communication for quick recovery. There will also be a doctor and an ambulance.
10. Starting Procedure
Riders will be called in the Staging Area 20 minutes before the scheduled start time of the race. Staging will begin 15 minutes before the scheduled start time of the race. Riders will be lined up as described in the Start Order above. Eight riders will be placed on each line (might change by decision of the President of the Commissaries' Panel). The rider him/herself can decide his/her position on the line. Once the riders are lined up, warm-up (by rollers, turbo trainer etc.) is excluded inside or outside the start area.
Starting order for 1st stage (XCT) will be in accordance with last UCI XCO ranking (direct or reverse order). Intervals between riders are ___ min. The start will be given by the Start Commissaries using the following procedure: Announcements at 3, 2, 1 minute and 30 seconds before the start, then a final announcement that the start will be given within the next 15 seconds. A starting pistol, whistle or horn will be used to give the start.
The Start Commissar will be in sole control of the public address system from three minutes before the start until the start has been given
11. Press Office – Anti-doping tests-Race Office – Race meeting room
The Press Office - Anti-doping Control - Race Office – Race Meeting Room will be located at Meltemi Restaurant near the Start / Finish area. The press office will be fully equipped for online communication. The Race Ceremonies will be near the Start / Finish area.
All bikes taking part in the event have the opportunity of a technical check and during the race there will be technical support points near the Start / Finish area.
13. Feed / Technical Assistance
Technical assistance during the race is permitted subject to the conditions below: Authorized technical assistance during a race consists of repairs or the replacement of any part of the bicycle other than the frame. Bike changes are not permitted and the rider must cross the finishing line with the same handlebar number plate that he / she had at the start. Technical assistance shall only be given in the Feed/Technical assistance zones. Spare equipment and tools for repairs must be kept in these zones. Repairs and equipment changes can be carried out by the rider himself or with the help of a teammate, team mechanic or neutral technical assistance. Small items such as an inner tube or a small tool may be handed up from the Feed/Technical assistance zones. All people inside the Feed/Technical assistance zone must have on them in a visible place a Feed/Technical Assistance zone pass. People without a pass will be removed from the Feed/Technical Assistance zone. Passes will be handed during the Team Managers’ meeting under the supervision of the President of the Commissaries panel (1 pass for every 3 riders for each Feed/Technical Assistance zone) The Organizer will provide Neutral Technical assistance. In addition to technical assistance in feed zones, technical assistance is permitted outside these zones only between riders who are members of the same UCI MTB team or of the same national team (if riders are registered in the race as part of the National team). Riders may carry tools and spare parts provided that these do not involve any danger to the rider himself or the other competitors. Any changes to UCI regulations regarding Feed/Technical assistance will be applied to the above.
14. Parking locations
Parking locations will be near the Start / Finish area.
15. Health Centre
The Health Centre of Salamina is in the centre of the island 12km far from the race.
The organizer is << PROTEAS >> Cycling team
17. The Hellenic Cycling Federation is responsible for the composition of the commissaries’ panel.
18. History of the race
In Salamina many M.T.B XCO, XCM, two UCI C2 races in 2014, a three day Stage Race S2 in 2015 have been organized. There have been two National Cups and two National Marathon XCM Championships. The organization committee is << PROTEAS >> Cycling team, co-organizer is the Municipality of Salamina. The race takes place at Kanakia of Salamina. The event consists of a three-day Stage Race UCI S2.
19. General Guide
Salamina is mentioned in Homer's writings. It is the largest Greek island in the Saronic Gulf consisting of 40.000 residents, about 5 nautical miles off-coast from Piraeus and about 16 kilometres west of Athens. It’s 40km far from the airport Eleftherios Venizelos. The chief city, Salamina, lies in the west-facing core of the crescent on Salamis Bay, which opens into the Saronic Gulf. The island's main port, Paloukia, in size second only to Piraeus, is on the eastern side. Salamis island is known for the Battle of Salamis, the decisive naval victory of the allied Greek fleet, led by Themistocles, over the Persian Empire in 480 BC. It is said to be the birthplace of Ajax (mythical king of Salamis and one of the main heroes of the Trojan War) and Euripides (dramatist and one of the three Grand Master of the Attic drama in ancient Greek theater), the latter's birth being popularly placed on the day of the battle. In modern times, it is home to Salamis Naval Base, headquarters for the Hellenic Navy.
20. TV Coverage
There will be TV Coverage from local channels and online connections via twitter.
The Hellas – Salamina island M.T.B Race 2016 – UCI S2 is supported by the Municipality of Salamina and sponsors.