Rules and Regulations
Rules and regulations for the Ironman Sweden competition are based on the common regulations of IM races. These uniform frame conditions have been established for the participants of Ironman races in Europe. Every race reserves its right to adapt certain clauses because of special organizational requirements.
The following rules and regulations comprise the common body of rules of European races well as specific rules for Ironman Sweden. Every clause that is not covered by this body of rules shall be governed by the Swedish Triathlon Federation’s (STF).
IRONMAN WETSUIT POLICY
Wetsuits cannot measure more than 5 millimeters thick. A standard variance will be allowed to account for seams and jersey material (non-buoyant).
Wetsuits are permitted if the water temperature is up to (and including) 76.1 degrees Fahrenheit (24.5 degrees Celsius) or colder.
Wetsuits will be prohibited in water temperatures greater than 83.8 degrees Fahrenheit (28.8 degrees Celsius).
Athletes who choose to wear a wetsuit in water temperatures between 76.1 degrees Fahrenheit (24.5 degrees Celsius) and 83.8 degrees Fahrenheit (28.8 degrees Celsius) will not be eligible for awards, including World Championship slots.
Full wetsuits are permitted (arms and legs covered).
The following wetsuit has been prohibited by Ironman:
- De Soto Water Rover wetsuit is PROHIBITED
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Race Officials will monitor the transition area and swim venue on race morning. Athletes caught using a wetsuit on the list of prohibited wetsuits will be DQd.
Athletes are never permitted to wear a wetsuit on the list of prohibited wetsuits. However, athletes can chose to wear a legal wetsuit in water temperatures between 24.5 degrees Celsius/76.1degrees Fahrenheit and 28.8 degrees Celsius/ 83.8 degrees Fahrenheit, with the understanding that they will not be eligible for awards and/or World Championship slots.