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Asia Welcomes New Triathlon Race – IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Princesa

IRONMAN announced today that Asia is adding a brand new IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon to its race calendar, with Puerto Princesa in Philippines. The inaugural IRONMAN® 70.3® Puerto Princesa triathlon is set to be held on Sunday, 13 November 2022, with…

A New Place to Race Triathlon – IRONMAN 70.3 TASMANIA

IRONMAN has announced the newest addition to the IRONMAN 70.3 Oceania triathlon calendar based in the Australian island state of Tasmania. The inaugural IRONMAN® 70.3® Tasmania triathlon is set to be held on Sunday 5 February 2023, with athletes from…

The Kona Files Part 1: “Hole In The Head”

In 1978, a group of like-minded friends and former-colleagues from the armed forces had a breakfast discussion. The question posed was: Who would be considered the fittest athlete? Was it the cyclist, open-water swimmer, or marathoner? So, they set up…

Munich, London and Singapore Will Host First-Ever ESPORT Triathlon World Championship Series

The Super League Triathlon (SLT) and World Triathlon (WT) have come together in a ground-breaking partnership to grow a global esports World Championship series. The Arena Games Triathlon powered by Zwift will be hosted in three cities – Munich, London…

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…

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…