Below are the minimum selection standards for the Triathlon Programme. These standards are indicative only and there is no automatic selection. The selection panel must believe the athlete can benefit the programme and is the right fit for Stirling.
Minimum selection standards:
Member of BTF podium or podium potential squads
Senior World cup racer
ContinentalCup Junior or Senior racer
Triathlon Scotland Development or Confirmation squad athlete
Consistent British Super Series top 10 finisher Junior or Senior
Long distance triathlon professional
Consideration will also be given to athletes who can evidence achievement in the below performance indicators:
Swim 400M – Pool swim Male – 5:00 or under Female – 5:05 or under
Run 5kms – Road or track Male – 16:30 or under Female – 20:00 or under
Note: These times should be verified for example a parkrun 5km. Further selection will take place during a trial process at the beginning of each academic year
Other performance indicators may be considered by the selection panel such as single discipline strength.
Sports Union Triathlon Club
For athletes not of a performance standard the University has a thriving Triathlon Club. The club offers coached swim, bike and run sessions weekly. Athletes who demonstrate consistent high levels of performance and commitment within the Sports Union Triathlon Club will also be considered for selection into the Performance Squad.