Lightweight competitors will have to follow the following weigh-in procedure:

Photos or short video clip of the athlete weighing in on scales must be provided to the Officials by between 2hrs and 1hr before race time.

ALL WEIGH IN TIMES ARE JOHANNESBURG TIME (GMT +2)

Race 9                  U23 LM 2000m                Race Time: 09:20             Weight in: 07:20 to 08:20

Race 12                U23 LW 2000m                Race Time: 09:50             Weigh in: 07:50 to 08:50

Race 15                Mast LM40 2000m          Race Time: 10:20             Weigh in: 08:20 to 09:20

Race 19                Mast LW40 2000m          Race Time: 11:00             Weigh in: 09:00 to 10:00

Race 21                LM 2000m                        Race Time: 11:20             Weigh in: 09:20 to 10:20

Race 25                Mast LW50 2000m          Race Time: 12:00             Weigh in: 10:00 to 11:00

Race 27                Mast LM55 2000m          Race Time: 12:20             Weigh in: 10:20 to 11:20

Race 36                Mast LM30 2000m          Race Time: 1:50               Weigh in: 11:50 to 12:50

Race 39                U23LM 500m                   Race Time: 2:20                Weigh in: 12:20 to 1:20

Race 43                LM 500m                          Race Time: 3:00                Weigh in: 1:00 to 2:00

Race 47                LW, U23LW 500m           Race Time 3:40                 Weigh in: 1:40 to 2:40

The photos/video clip must show the athlete and the weight displayed on the scales in one photo, some form of photo identification confirming the athlete in the picture/video is the same as registered for the race (Passport, National ID Card, Student Card etc), and some proof of time and date. This could be a mobile phone screen, newspaper etc.

Email your photos or video clip to officials@virtualregatta.africa with your name and event by the closing time for weigh in for your event.

OR

WhatsApp your photos or video clip to +27 79 669 1223 with your name and event by the closing time for weigh in for your event.

Please ensure that it is clear what event you are weighing in for, and your name in the email or WhatsApp.

Officials will wait 10min after closing of weigh in to allow photo’s and videos to be uploaded and after that time may exclude competitors from the Lightweight category.

If a competitor does not weigh in, they will be able to race but their time will not be ranked in that race and will be moved to the equivalent open weight event for ranking.