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Muhd Hafiz “Apete” – Weight Loss Journey Leads To IRONMAN Malaysia Triathlon 12-Hour Finish

Imagine watching an IRONMAN Malaysia race and getting inspired to take up triathlon. Next, to race the full IRONMAN distance and to complete it with a very respectable timing of 12:11:57hrs. And furthermore, to improve it to 11:37:15 hours next…

Flora Duffy’s Dedication to Triathlon Wins Her Gold in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Since she was seven, Flora Duffy had been dabbling in triathlon in her home country of Bermuda. In this 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 33-year-old surpassed all the favourites to win the gold medal in triathlon. The 3-time Olympian with multiple…

Kristian Blummenfelt Overcomes Drama to Win Men’s Triathlon at Olympics 2020

Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt won the men’s triathlon Olympic gold medal in a race which started dramatically in Japan. At the Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, the 27-year-old earned the first gold medal for Norway since the 2012 Olympics. After a…

Melody Tan Set To Do Malaysia Proud Officiating At Tokyo Olympics 2020

If you have been dabbling in triathlon races in Malaysia, you would likely be familiar with Melody Tan. When it comes to officiating triathlon races at the highest levels, chances are that this Kuala Lumpur-born and raised, active lady would…

Janatul “Jaii” Naim Aspires To Represent Malaysia in Multisports

Janatul Naim Bin Mohd Noor might be 22 years young, but he already aspires to represent Malaysia in multisports in the near future. Popularly known as Jaii, the Kuala Lumpur born is also an Officer Cadet in Military Training Academy…

PASKAL Abdul Rahman Aces IRONMAN Triathlon Races Too

For mere mortals, perhaps just being a part of PASKAL for a moment in time, is already considered a major life achievement. But for the super humble “superhuman” Abdul Rahman Bin Abu Hassan, he has been with the Special Operations…

Ahmad Nizam: From 110kg to 71kg And Rank 51 in Malaysia Ultra Trail League

10 years can mean a lot in life if you live life to the fullest. For father-of-two Ahmad Nizam bin Yunus, his transformation is nothing short of phenomenal, from the moment he donned running shoes. The 46-year old manager in…

Khairul Munir Went From Near Obese To A 3h 43m Marathon In First Attempt

  Everyone needs a wake-up call once in a while. For father-of-four Khairul Munir Bin Md Hanif from Kuala Lumpur, put on his running shoes, once he found realised was inching towards obesity. The 37-year old did not like running,…