Island Games Consideration Criteria Jersey 2015

With the new season opening its time to start thinking about the Island Games in Jersey next year.


This year’s competition will form the basis for team selection for 2015. The criteria is as follows:




  • Eligible to compete by virtue of Island Games Criteria (ie Manx, IoM resident etc).
  • Current member of Manx Tri Club and British Triathlon.
  • Actively competing in 2014 season.


Between 1st January 2014 and 4th May 2015 athletes must achieve the ‘consideration time’ at a recognised Standard / Olympic Distance event (1500m open water swim - 40k bike - 10k run) and evidence of results submitted to the performance officer (Graham Stigant).


·         Male:- 2 hours 9min

·         Female:- 2 hours 26min


Manx Tri Club Selection Committee has the right to award a discretionary team place where consideration time has not been met due to a specific reason (e.g. injury / age restriction on taking part in Standard distance event during qualification period / distance of event changed by organiser due to weather conditions etc - this list is not exhaustive). 


For a discretionary place to be awarded the Committee will take into account results of other distance triathlons events / individual event performance such as open water swimming 1500m, 25mile cycling and TT 10k running during the qualification period.  Previous experience of racing over the standard triathlon distance 1500m, 40k, 10k in open water will also be taken into



The guidelines from IGAM are that the minimum age for competitors is 18 on 31 December 2015.