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2013 MERSİN XVIIth MEDITERRANEAN GAMES CYCLING SPORTS MANUAL

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GENERAL INFORMATION 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games The Mediterranean Games are sports competitions organized every four years among the athletes of the NOCs representing the Countries in the Mediterranean Basin. These competitions are organized with the aim of contributing to the social and cultural approachment among the public of Mediterranean Countries. The Mediterranean Games are based on the Olympic rules, and the competitions are completed within the period not exceeding 13 days. The host city of the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games, Mersin will host thousands of athletes in 28 sports from 24 Countries. While a period of intense preparation is being experienced in Mersin where the competitions in 24 sports will be held in 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games, the preparations continue also in Adana, which will host 4 sports. The organization will take place at 52 venues in total, as 16 of them for trainings, 15 for the competitions, 17 for the competitions and training, 3 for warming up and one for the opening and closing. For more information: www.mersin2013.gov.tr

2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games Sports

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Archery Athletics Badminton Basketball Bocce Boxing Canoe & Kayak Cycling Equestrian Sports Fencing Football Gymnastics (Artistic – Rhythmic) Handball Judo

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15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28.

Karate Paralympic Sports (Athletics&Swimming) Rowing Sailing Shooting (Airgun&Firearm - Clay Target) Swimming Table Tennis Taekwondo Tennis Volleyball (Indoor & Beach Volley) Water Polo Water Ski Weightlifting Wrestling

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Participating Countries 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24.

Albania Algeria Andorra Bosnia- Herzegovina Croatia Cyprus Egypt Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia France Greece Italy Lebanon Libya Malta Monaco Montenegro Morocco San Marino Serbia Slovenia Spain Syria Tunisia Turkey

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Mersin Mersin is located in the Mediterranean Region of Southern Turkey. The population is 1 million 647 thousand 899 people according to the census of 2010 and it has approximately 16 thousand square kilometres surface area. Mersin makes important contributions with its own dynamics to Turkey's important initiatives in every area; it has important potential in tourism as well as commerce and economics. Providing important gains to the different cultures that it hosted; today, Mersin comes through the second fast urbanization process. Development of Mersin continues at a great pace with its modern port, free zone and all the commercial and industrial organizations carrying its own unique value. Large number of ancient sites, 321 kilometres coastal strip, its green nature with citrus gardens smelling beautiful in each different season and with rooted cultural events, Mersin provides potentially important contributions to culture and tourism of Turkey. The Tırmıl Hill in the east and the Yumuktepe Mounds in the west mark the boundaries of city centre. These mounds prove that there had been a settlement in Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods in this area long before the establishment of the Mersin. Known history of this region is connected to Luvi, Kizzuwatna, Hittite, Asur and Babylon Kingdoms histories. The region dominated by Hittite, Urartu, Asur, Babylon, Lydia, Persian, Seleukos and Roman Empire. In the period from 7th century to the Ottoman conquer; Arabians, Abbasi, Egyptian Tulunoğulları, Seljuklians, Mogols, the crusaders, Memluks, Ramzanoğulları and Karamanoğulları had taken control of the region. From the 16th century onwards, Mersin and its neighbourhood were added to the Ottoman land. Mersin is located in one of the most fertile lands of Turkey, in Çukurova Region, and stands out with features such as green plains, wide valleys, blue rivers and lakes, mountain chains, historical caves and contains different physical structure.

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Climate Weather Conditions for Adana and Mersin in June Mediterranean climate prevails in Mersin and Adana. The summers are hot and humid; the winters are mild and rainy. Mean yearly temperature is 18.7 째C and January-February is the coldest period. Temperature in Adana and Mersin reaches the maximum threshold in July and August. Daily Mean Temperature and Humidity Both cities are located in one of the hottest region of Turkey where hot and humid weather in the summer time prevail. Daily mean temperature and humidity data recorded in Mersin and Adana for years during the second half of June are displayed in the Figure 1 below. Daily mean temperatures for Mersin and Adana in June are recorded as 26,11 째C and 26,55 째C, respectively. For the last eleven years, the highest humidity proportion recorded during the second half of the June is 87% in Mersin and 85,7% in Adana.

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Abbreviations IOC:

International Olympic Committee

ICMG:

International Committee of Mediterranean Games

OCMG:

Organizing Committee of 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games

NOC:

National Olympic Committee

WADA:

World Anti-Doping Agency

UCI:

Union Cycliste Internationale

TBF:

Turkish Cycling Federation

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN GAMES (FOR THE PERIOD OF 2009 – 2013)

ICMG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President:

Amar ADDADI (Algeria)

1st Vice-President:

Denis MASSEGLIA (France)

2nd Vice-President:

General Mounir SABET (Egypt)

General Secretary:

Isidoros KOUVELOS (Greece)

Treasurer:

Kikis LAZARIDES (Cyprus)

Members:

Colonel Major Mustapha ZEKRI (Morocco) General Souhail KHOURY (Lebanon) Justice Carmel FARRUGGIA SACCO (Malta) Nour El Houda KARFOUL (Syria) Raffaele PAGNOZZI (Italy) Theresa ZABELL (Spain) Togay BAYATLI (Turkey) Zlatko MATESA (Crotia)

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ICMG TECHNICAL COMMISSION Chairman:

Mr. Victor SANCHEZ (Spain)

Members:

Mr. Stavri BELLO (Albenia) Mrs. Rossana CIUFFETTI (Italy) Mr. Ahmed ETTANNANI (Morocco) Mr. Stratos KARETOS (Greece) Mr. Constantinos MICHAELIDES (Cyprus) Mrs. Dominique PETIT (France) Mr. Djordje VISACKI (Serbia) Mr. Mohamed ZRIBI (Tunisia)

Honorary President:

Mr. José Maria ECHEVARRIA (Spain)

ICMG MEDICAL COMMISSION Chairman:

Dr Maurice VRILLAC (France)

Members:

Dr. Zakia BARTAGI (Tunisia) Dr. Francesco BOTRE (Italy) Dr. Francisco Luis GOMEZ SERRANO (Spain) Prof. Rustu S. GUNER (Turkey)

ICMG COMMISSION OF DEVELOPMENT & COOPERATION Chairman:

Mr. Tullio PARATORE (Italy)

Members:

Mr. Mahmoud Gaber BARAKAT (Egypt) Mr. Eros BOLOGNA (San Marino) Mrs. Nese GÜNDOGAN (Turkey) Mr. Marwan Kamel MAGHUR (Libya) Mr. Sasho POPOVSKI (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) Mrs. Ljiliana UJLAKI SUBIC (Crotia)

ICMG STATUTES COMMISSION Chairman:

Mr. Jean Michel BRUN (France)

Member:

Mr. Amar BOUKHTOUCHE (Algeria) Mr. Lahcen DAKINE (Morocco)

Honorary President:

Mr. Jacques GROSPEILLET (France)

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COORDINATION COMMISSION MERSIN 2013 President:

Mr. Justice Carmel FARRUGIA SACCO (Malta)

Members:

Cl. Major Mustapha ZEKRI (Marocco) Dr. Zakia BARTAGI (Tunusia) Mr. Roberto FABBRICINI (Italy) Mr. Victor Sanchez (Spain)

Assistant:

Mrs Sophie METAIS (France)

ICMG ETHICS COMMISSION President:

General Mounir SABET (Egypt)

Members:

Mr. Conrado DURANTEZ (Spain) Mr. Jacques GROSPEILLET (France) Mr. Mario PESCANTE (Italy) Mr. Borislav STANCOVIC (Serbia)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE OF THE 2013 MERSİN XVIITH MEDITERRANEAN GAMES

SUAT KILIÇ

Youth and Sports Minister

Ass. Prof. HAKAN HAKYEMEZ Undersec.of Youth and Sports Ministry HASAN ALBAYRAK

OCMG PRESIDENT OCMG MEMBER

General Director of the Council of Higher Education

OCMG MEMBER

MEHMET BAYKAN

Sports General Director

OCMG MEMBER

Prof. Dr. UĞUR ERDENER

President of NOC of Turkey

OCMG MEMBER

HASAN BASRİ GÜZELOĞLU

Mersin Governor

OCMG MEMBER

MACİT ÖZCAN

Mersin Mayor

OCMG MEMBER

Prof. Dr. SÜHA AYDIN

Mersin University Rector

OCMG MEMBER

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GENERAL COORDINATORSHIP OF THE 2013 MERSİN XVIITH MEDITERRANEAN GAMES

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE General Coordinator Taha AKSOY Advisors Finance: Murat KAYA Legal Issues: Hakan ERİŞ City and NGO Relations: Süleyman CENGİZ Local Media Advisor: Ahmet ÜNAL

Deputy Gen. Coor.

Deputy Gen. Coor.

Deputy Gen. Coor.

Yeşim MÜDERRİSOĞLU

Macit TOKSOY

Mustafa İLİKMEN

Administrative and Financial Affairs

International Relations Department

Marketing and Public Relations Department

Sezen ORHON

Funda ÖZYURT

Health and Anti-Doping Department

Sports Department

Security Department

Esma Terzier

Vedat Yüksel

Aydın Hilmi Gönen

Accommodation and Food Services Department

Sports Venues Department

Saadet Adagideli

Ceremony Management Department Akın İra

İbrahim İ.Koç

Technology Department Buğra Yılmaz

Cultural and Art Activities Department

Volunteer Management Department

Nurseren TOR

Mustafa Şahap Aksan

Environmental Services Department

Transportation Department

Yüksel Özdemir

Department Sezgin Sümer

Akın Atilla

University Relations M. Y. Burak Çimen

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SPORTS DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION Name-Surname Mobile Phone E-Mail vdtyksl33@hotmail.com Vedat YĂœKSEL +90 530 824 4252 vedat.yuksel@mersin2013.gov.tr melihabayrak@gmail.com Meliha BAYRAK +90 530 583 5215 meliha.bayrak@mersin2013.gov.tr gizempehlevan@gmail.com Gizem +90 530 583 5215 gizem.pehlevan@mersin2013.gov.tr PEHLEVAN

Title Director Vice Director Department Planning and International Communication Services

SPORTS MANAGEMENT Dir. Vedat YĂœKSEL

PRE GAMES PERIOD

PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING SERVICES MANAGEMENT

Department and Communication Services Planning (1)

Sports Information and Meeting Services Planning (1)

Competition Support Services Planning (1)

Communication Services (1)

Informing Services (1)

Pre Games Meeting Services (1)

I. Group Competition Planning Support (1)

Adana Communication Services (1)

Sports Department Communication Services (1)

Games Period Meeting Services (1)

II. Group Competition Planning Support (1)

Logistic Communication (1) (24)

III. Group Competition Planning Support (1)

Transport Communication (1)

IV. Group Competition Planning Support (1)

Catering Communication (1)

Information Centers Services (1)

Adana Competition Planning Support (4) Sports Volunteers Training Planning (1)

Competition Show Programme Services Planning (3)

COMPETITION MANAGEMENT SERVICES

CRISIS AND APPLICATION SERVICES MANAGEMENT (1)

Competition Management Communication Services (1)

Games Document/ Form Follow-up Services (1)

GAMES PERIOD

Sports Vice Director (1)

Health Communication (1)

Competition Support Services (1)

Adana Informing Services (2)

Adana Competition Support Services (1)

Technical Meeting Application Services (1) (31)

Referees Information Services (1)

Referees Meeting Application Services (1) (???)

Sports Volunteer Services (1)

Sports Information Centre Services (1) (141) Sports Technical Information Services (1) (68)

Competition Show Programme Services (3) (30)

Airgun&Firearm Shooting Competition Management

Basketball Competition Management

Equestrian Sports Competition Management

Clay Target Shooting Competition Management

Cycling Competition Management

Canoe & Kayak Competition Management

Athletics Competition Management

Football Competition Management

Rowing Competition Management

Paralympic Athletics Competition Management

Handball Competition Management

Waterski Competition Management

Gymnastics Artistic Competition Management

Table Tennis Competition Management

Water Polo Competition Management

Weightlifting Competition Management

Gymnastics Rhytmic Competition Management

Beachvolley Competition Management

Sailing Competition Management

Judo Competition Management

Bocce Competition Management

Tennis Competition Management

Swimming Competition Management

Karate Competition Management

Archery Competition Management

Volleyball Competition Management

Paralympic Swimming Competition Management

Taekwondo Competition Management

Technology Communication (1)

Other Communication (1)

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Badminton Competition Management

Boxing Competition Management

Fencing Competition Management

Wrestling Competition Management

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Adana Equestrian Sports Club

CNR Yenişehir Exhibition Centre Hall A

Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium Burhanettin Kocamaz Stadium Tarsus City Stadium

Equestrian Sports - M / F

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Macit Özcan Swimming Pool

Erdemli Sports Hall

CNR Yenişehir Exhibition Centre C Hall FINAL NUMBERS

Mersin Atatürk Park

Taekwondo - M / F

Tennis - M / F

Volleyball - M Volleyball - F

Water Ski - M / F

Water Polo - M

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Boxing - M

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Toroslar Bocce Venue

Bocce - M / F

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Judo - M / F

Kızkalesi Beach

Beach Volley M / F

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Basketball - M Basketball - F

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Lütfullah Aksungur Sports Hall Adana Yüreğir Serinevler Sports Hall

Mersin University Hall No.1

Badminton - M / F

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Mersin Gymnastics Hall for 1000

Nevin Yanıt Athletics Facility

Athletics - M / F

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2013 MERSİN XVIIth MEDITERRANEAN GAMES GENERAL COMPETITION TIMETABLE


1. INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION INTERNATIONAL CYCLING UNION (UCI) 1860 Aigle SWITZERLAND Phone: +41 (0) 24 468 5811 Fax.: +41 (0) 24 468 5812 Website: www.uci.ch E-mail: admin@uci.ch President: Pat MCQUAID Director General: Christophe HUBSCHMID

2. TURKISH NATIONAL FEDERATION TURKISH CYCLING FEDERATION Ulus İşhanı A-Blok Kat: 4 Ulus / ANKARA – TÜRKİYE Phone: +90 (0) 312 310 9613 Fax: +90 (0) 312 312 1275 Website: www.bisiklet.gov.tr E-mail: info@bisiklet.gov.tr President: Emin MÜFTÜOĞLU Secretary General: Bekir GEZER 3. MANAGEMENT OF CYCLING COMPETITION 3.1. UCI Technical Delegate: Mr. Hervé BROCQUE (FRANCE) Phone: +33 (0) 3.44.82.22./+33 (0) 6.66.74.93.20 E-mail: hbrocque@club-internet.fr 3.2. Organizing Committee for the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games (OCMG 2013) The organizing Committee for this sport shall be composed of a Competition Manager and a Route Director who will be in charge of the smooth execution of the competition, together with the Competition Support Unit. Competition Manager: Suat TORGAY Phone: +90 535 689 00 36 E-mail: suattorgay@hotmail.com

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4. COMPETITIONS, DATES AND VENUES 4.1. Events Cycling races of the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games include the following events:

Road Course

MEN Road Race Individual Time Trial WOMEN Road Race

KM 143 km 25 km KM 88 km

4.2. Dates and Venues The Cycling individual time trial will be held on Friday, 21 June 2013, while the road race will be held on Sunday 23 June 2013 on Adnan Menderes Boulevard.

5. CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH COMPETITIONS WILL BE HELD The Cycling competition will be held if at least eight (8) Countries for Men Category and six (6) Countries for Women category register no later than the deadline for the entries by number registration. The road race will be held if at least twenty (20) men riders and twenty (20) women riders register no later than the deadline for entries by number form. The individual time-trial will be held if at least sixteen (16) riders register no later than the deadline for entries by number form. If the number of entries received by 19 March 2013 (24.00 hrs GMT+2) is lower than the abovementioned number, the Chairman of the ICMG Technical Commission or his representative assisted by one (1) or two (2) members of such commission appointed by the President of ICMG and in the presence of Sports Director of OCMG 2013 will withdraw the events not fulfilling the requested minimum quota. This will be made in Mersin on 7 May 2013 (24.00 hrs GMT+2). Immediately following this date, the OCMG 2013 will notify the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) involved, by fax or e-mail, about the possible cancellation of one or more events. Once confirmed, the events will be held and winners will be awarded, regardless of the actual number of participating teams.

6. COMPETITION RULES Cycling races will be held in accordance with the UCI (International Cycling Union) rules in force as of 1 January 2013, excluding the special dispensations by the ICMG. Any case not covered hereby will be decided as follows: • •

General cases will be settled according to the ICMG rules; Technical cases will be settled according to the UCI rules.

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7. TECHNICAL ORGANIZATION Turkish Cycling Federation, supervised by the Technical Delegate of the UCI, is responsible for the technical organization and management of the Cycling races of the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games. 7.1. Special Provisions for the holding of Races The starting order for individual time trials will be drawn. The random draw will be carried out during the Technical Meeting scheduled for the race day. Technical Meeting will be held one day before the competitions. The starting order set through the random draw will be established considering a time gap of three (3) minutes for the start of each rider. Each rider will be followed by a car with one of their representatives aboard. These cars shall be defined as “neutral technical assistance cars”, they will carry at least one mechanic, as well as a Commissioner who will be sitting on the front right seat of the car. The initials of the rider’s Country will be put on the assistance car which will be the only car allowed to follow him/her. The assistance car shall carry no more than one bicycle, as well as spare parts, bike wheels or other repair material. During the competition, the assistance car shall never travel beside the rider but shall keep a distance of at least ten (10) meters, in accordance with the UCI technical regulations. Any dispute occurring prior to or during the competitions will be resolved by the management of the competition in compliance with the ICMG and UCI regulations in force as of 1 January 2013, excluding the special dispensations by the ICMG excepted. 7.2. Numbers All numbers and registration numbers supplied to the riders by the OCMG 2013 must be fully visible throughout the competition. 7.3. Course reconnaissance The Organization will schedule two (2) competition course reconnaissance sessions; - Dates and times for the first session (road race) will be communicated to the Team Leaders upon their arrival; - Dates and times for the second session (individual time trial) will be communicated to the Team Leaders during the Technical Meeting;

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8. COMPETITION VENUES AND EQUIPMENT 8.1. Race venue Men’s Road race: a 143 Km road course. (8 laps) Women’s Road race: an 88 Km road course. (5 laps) Individual time trial: a 25 Km road course. 8.2. Warm-up area For the individual time trial events, the organization will provide to the riders a warm-up area near the starting line but outside the official 20-km long race course (multiple laps). 8.3. Equipment All sports and technical equipment used for the Cycling races and warm-up shall comply with the UCI rules technical regulations in force as of 1 January 2013, excluding special dispensations by the ICMG. 8.4. Changing Rooms Separate changing rooms will be provided for the riders, with facilities including showers, toilets and massage beds. 8.5. Mixed Zone and Press Conference Room Accredited media will be allowed to conduct short interviews in the Mixed Zone immediately after competitions. Athletes must leave the competition field via the Mixed Zone and they are requested to cooperate and to answer the questions of the press. Immediately after each race, the OCMG 2013 official in charge of the press will escort trainers and riders to the Press Conference Room in order to answer the questions from journalists.

9. TRAINING The Competition Management will provide a series of courses for teams to train. This information will be communicated to delegations upon their arrival. No training session will be assigned, as teams will be free to decide training days and times.

10. ELIGIBILITY All NOCs of the ICMG member Countries whose Federations are the UCI members are entitled to take part in the Cycling competitions of the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games. Athletes must be nationals of the Country entering them at the time of the preliminary registration and must comply with and follow the ICMG and UCI rules and regulations. In accordance with the UCI rules, riders must be at the age between 19-29 (1994 and 1984). 07.09.2012 / Cycling Sports Manual

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Each NOC is eligible to take part in the Cycling competitions with no more than twelve (12) riders. • • •

Up to eight (8) man riders for the road race; Up to four (4) women riders for the road race; Two (2) men riders in the individual time trial.

Every rider shall: • • •

• •

Hold an international licence, issued by their national federation and validated by the UCI for 2013; Comply with, accept and follow the UCI rules; To be an amateur cyclist or being an ex-professional cyclist who is requalified as amateur cyclist (the racers who have or have ever had a license given by UCI PROTEAMS Teams or Professional Continental UCI Teams). All the amateur cyclists who have or have ever had a license from a Continental Team can take part to the event. All the women athletes that belong to the UCI Teams can take part in women events.

11. ENTRIES The Delegations entry system is linked to the General Accreditation System. The OCMG 2013 entry system is based upon a document downloadable from the website: www.mersin2013.gov.tr Each NOC will receive a set code and password to access the document which is available in two languages (English and French). On-line accreditation and sports entries system allowing the registration of a list of sports entries which, duly completed and signed, must also be sent by fax or e-mail to the OCMG 2013, before the deadline hereafter indicated. 11.1. Preliminary entries The preliminary entries forms to be issued by each participating NOC must be submitted to the OCMG 2013, no later than 10 November 2012 (24.00 hrs GMT+2). 11.2. Entries by number The entries by number forms to be issued by each participating NOC must be submitted to the OCMG 2013, no later than Tuesday 19 March 2013 (24.00 hrs GMT+2). 11.3. Entries by name (Long List) The entries by name forms to be issued by each participating NOC must be submitted to the OCMG 2013, no later than Friday, 19 April 2013 (24.00 hrs GMT+2). 11.4. Final Entries by Name (Short List) The final entries by name form (short list), to be issued by each participating NOC must be submitted to the OCMG 2013 no later than 5 June 2013 (24.00 hrs GMT +2).

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11.5. Entries confirmation Moreover, upon the arrival of the Chief de Mission to Mersin, hopefully two days before the arrival of the Delegation, there will be a D.R.M. (Definitive Registration Meeting) with the Organizing Committee in order to discuss certain topics and meet the requirements (general rules, administrative issues, Village and other accommodation, transport, training time table, sports entries confirmations, accreditations, rate-card payments, financials, etc.). Specific forms will be delivered to each Mission Chief, in due time, to confirm the entries during the D.R.M. Confirmation for a further participating athlete can also be communicated to the OCMG 2013 sports management, for extraordinary circumstance, at the latest during the Technical Meeting as per section 12 of this regulation.

12. TECHNICAL MEETING Technical Meeting for time trial will be held at the Mersin Mediterranean Village International Zone on Thursday 20 June 2013 (11.00 am); for the road race on Saturday 22 June 2013 (12.00 hrs) at the Mersin Mediterranean Village International Zone. The Meeting will be organized following the UCI rules and under the direction and supervision of the UCI Technical Delegate. The meeting will be attended by:      

UCI Technical Delegate; A member of the ICMG Technical Commission; Team Leaders (one per Country); Judges; Trainers (one per team); OCMG 2013 Competition Manager of Cycling competitions.

One (1) member of Turkish Cycling Federation may take part in the meeting.

13. MEDICAL SERVICES During the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games, medical services will be available in the Mediterranean Village and at all the competition and training venues for all accredited athletes and their officials. a.

Mediterranean Village

The Mediterranean Village Medical Centre will provide the residents with the below-listed medical services.   

Polyclinics, Laboratory and Diagnostic Imagining Emergency service (24 hours) Ambulance service (24 hours)

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A Medical Guide detailing the medical services will be available to the participating delegations during the Games. b.

Competition and Training Venues

Competition Venues: Medical teams consisting of MDs and paramedics will be available in all competition venues. Training Venues: First aid medical team will be available during the training sessions. An ambulance service (present or on-call) will be available at all competition and training venues. 13.1. Anti-Doping Services Doping control tests will be conducted during, and/or prior to the Games, by the Anti-Doping Commission of Turkish National Olympic Committee, under the responsibility of the ICMG Medical Commission in collaboration with the OCMG 2013 Health Department (Anti-Doping Unit) and in accordance with the ICMG, IOC, UCI and WADA rules and regulations. All athletes selected for doping control test will receive a written notification and the procedure for doping control will subsequently start. Any athlete who refuses to undergo doping control test or who has positive results will be disqualified from the competition and sanctioned in accordance with the ICMG and UCI rules and WADA Anti-Doping Code. Detailed information regarding controls will also be provided in Anti-Doping Guide and it will be distributed to the participating NOCs.

14. JURY MEMBERS AND JUDGES 14.1 Commissioners Commissioners for the Cycling races of the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games will be appointed by Turkish Cycling Federation, except for the Chairman of the Commissioners College who will be appointed by the UCI. Names of the referees will be indicated on the entries by name form. 14.2. Appeals Committee In accordance with the technical regulations of each sports event to be scheduled for the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games program, an International Appeals Committee will be established. They will be responsible for the scrutiny of official complaints lodged. If the Technical Delegate is not the President of the Appeals Committee, the International Federation will appoint, among the international officials present at the competitions and through the Technical Delegate, the Appeals Committee President. In general, excluding the special dispensations by the UCI, the Appeals Committee will be composed of: 07.09.2012 / Cycling Sports Manual

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One (1) President; Two (2) members selected among six (6) qualified people who have been chosen from the representatives list of participating Countries.

This list will be communicated by the Technical Delegate at the Technical Meeting as per section 12 of this manual. In the event of a complaint, the members of the Committee cannot be of the same nationality as the person lodging the complaint.

15. COMPLAINTS AND APPEALS Complaints related to the race will be lodged in accordance with the UCI international regulations. All complaints must be submitted in written French, English or Arabic accompanied by a cash deposit, in accordance with the UCI rules. In accordance with the UCI rules (art. 1.2.125) and without prejudice to article 12.1.012 on disciplinary matters, no appeal shall be admitted against facts occurred during the race. If the complaint is accepted, the deposit will be refunded. Otherwise it will be acquired by the OCMG 2013.

16. SPORTS UNIFORMS Riders taking part in the Cycling races of the 2013 Mersin XVIIth Mediterranean Games must wear uniforms complying with the UCI standards. All riders must wear a protective helmet during all events. No advertising logos may appear on uniforms, on accessories or on clothing and equipment worn or used by riders, except for the manufacturer’s labels, on condition that the latter are not displayed for advertisement, in accordance with ICMG and UCI rules. These rules also apply to award ceremonies.

17. AWARDS Award ceremonies will be held at the end of each event. Medals and diplomas In accordance with ICMG rules, the following prizes will be awarded: First prize A gold medal and a diploma for each first-ranked rider; Second prize A silver medal and a diploma for each second-ranked rider;

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Third prize A bronze medal and a diploma for each third-ranked rider; Fourth to Eighth place: Each rider ranking fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth will receive a diploma.

18. TIME TABLE 20 June 2013 (CYCLING) HOUR DISCIPLINE 11.00 Time Trial

EVENT Technical Meeting

VENUE MV International Zone

21 June 2013 (CYCLING) HOUR CATEGORY 16.30 M

DISCIPLINE Time Trial

VENUE Adnan Menderes Boulevard

EVENT Technical Meeting

VENUE MV International Zone

DISCIPLINE Road Race Road Race

VENUE Adnan Menderes Boulevard Adnan Menderes Boulevard

22 June 2013 (CYCLING) HOUR DISCIPLINE 12.00 Road Race 23 June 2013 (CYCLING) HOUR CATEGORY 09.30 W 15.00 M

Information provided in the Draft Time Table is subjected to change at any time, depending on the number of participating athletes. Official daily Time Table will be confimed by the Technical Delegate at the Technical Meeting.

19. TECHNICAL OFFICES FOR THE COMPETTION Two offices will provide specific information on the Cycling competitions: the first one is the Cycling Technical Office at the competition venue and the second one is the Sport Information Centre in the Mediterranean Village. These two Offices will provide information on competition times, training sessions, transportation, list of riders and results. The two Offices will also provide technical information communicated by the UCI and OCMG 2013.

20. APPROVAL OF THE REGULATIONS In case of disagreement on the interpretation of these regulations, the French version shall prevail. These regulations were approved by the President of the Technical Committee and ICMG on 7 September 2012.

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