Case Study - Trident Standard Distance Triathlon 2014

Sunday, June 15, 2014
Timer: Sports Timing Solutions
Hardware: Pro Sports Timing System
Event: The Trident Standard Distance Triathlon 2014
Date: 15-June-2014
Location: Newby Hall, Ripon, United Kingdom


A busy weekend for Sports Timing Solutions using HuTags with the Pro Sports Timing System at back to back events on Sat 14th June and Sun 15th June (2014).


Background to the event


The Trident Standard Distance Triathlon 2014 is an open water triathlon with athletes wearing wetsuits. The event was hosted by Functional Fitness Events. Functional Fitness host a range of triahtlon events for all abilities from kids super sprints to their middle distance event



Timing: Event Analysis


Sports Timing Solutions used their Pro Sports Timing Systems, kit list below, throughout this event.


Kit List

  • Equipment Used - Pro 4000 and Pro 8000 UHF Timing Systems
  • Antennas Used - IMPINJ Threshold Antennas and side-positioned Patch Antennas


Timing System Setup

Simple setup due to the nature of the transition are only Swim - Bike - Run Time. Mat locations and type:

  • Swim In and Run Out - 2 x 3 rows of IMPINJ Antennas
  • Bike Out and In - 2 x Patch Antennas facing each other
  • Finish Line - 2 x 3 rows of IMPINJ Antennas



Timing Team: Sports Timing Solutions


Sports Timing Solutions are a company who specialise in sports timing within the UK. They time a variety of mass participation events ranging from 10k Running Events, Marathon Events, Triathlon Events and Cycling Events. All where accurate times and fast results are needed. These are displayed live at the events and are also available online using a wide array of media solutions including Facebook and Twitter.



Timing System


The Pro Timing System is a UHF based timing system created by Sports Timing Systems themselves. It utilises good quality, solid Impinj components to provide 8 and 4 port options that can be applied to floor mats, vertical patch antennas or a combination of the two. It's a good, solid, portable timing system



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