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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…

Triathlon Coaches Sue Teoh, Jessen Lee, Aldrian Yeo and Edwin Thiang Switch Gears in 2020

Coaches usually set goals for their trainees, but what happens when the circumstances change and they need to reset goals for themselves? ToughASIA spoke to 4 triathlon coaches – Sue Teoh, Jessen Lee, Aldrian Yeong and Edwin Thiang – who…

Earn Your VR31 Malaysia Badge In IRONMAN VR World Tour

This weekend’s IRONMAN VR World Tour triathlon takes a turn to Asia and puts Malaysia in the spotlight. Commonly touted as the second toughest race to the world championships in Hawaii, the Langkawi island-based triathlon is known to make the…

IRONMAN VR Takes World Tour to America

Bored of doing virtual triathlons the same over multiple times? IRONMAN VR now offers you a world tour featuring their popular race destinations including Malaysia! IRONMAN VR World Tour now features unique immersive experience on five classic racecourses and started with…

Triathlon to feature in Vietnam 2021 SEA Games

The triathlon community in the Southeast Asian region will now have a new target to aim for in 2021. Triathlon will continue to be a part of the South East Asian (SEA) Games as host country Vietnam has decided to…

Spanish Triathlete Sacrifices Podium Win At Finish Line

Sportmanship is a dying trade when athletes go all out for a win and sometimes even subjecting to violence. In an unexpected turn of events in a Spanish triathlon race, a Spanish athlete sacrificed a podium win to give it…

Diversify Your Triathlon Training With IRONMAN Malaysia

Training in a pack has been said to enhance your performance, as with training with others who are better than you. Swimming, cycling, running – there is so much to do in triathlon. So let us improve ourselves during this…

Professional Women Win Battle of the Sexes in IRONMAN VR22 Pro Challenge

Virtual racing at the IRONMAN VR Pro Challenge has evolved into a virtual relay team chase format, the first between three professional women and men, ending with a narrow chase as the women clinched victory. Given a 7-minute headstart, professional…

2022 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship goes to New Zealand

IRONMAN has announced that the 2022 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship will be held in Taupō, New Zealand on December 10-11, 2022. Initially, Taupō was set to host the 2020 edition of the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship on November 28-29. However,…

Malaysian Qualifiers for IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Look Towards 2022

The 2020 IROMAN 70.3 World Championships in New Zealand was going to be the highlight of the triathlon community in Malaysia as we have 16 athletes representing our country. Unfortunately, the race has been cancelled as the COVID-19 global pandemic…