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Aimi Iwasaki Keeping Others Fit and Optimistic During MCO 2021

Although we have embarked into another Movement Control Order (MCO) period, Aimi Iwasaki is keeping an optimistic eye on the horizon. Learning from the ‘dark ages’ of 2020, the Penang-based triathlete has developed a fourth discipline – mental strength. Recently…

Mixed Parentage Triathlete Aimi Iwasaki Spells Malaysia for Merdeka

In celebrating our nation’s 63rd independence, national triathlete Aimi Iwasaki chose to keep it close to home in these testing times with the global COVID-19 pandemic. A few days short of being born a Merdeka baby, the Penang-born of mixed…

Triathlete Aimi Iwasaki Develops Fourth Discipline in Lockdown

Caught unaware with the sudden change in life during this MCO (Movement Controlled Order) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we all struggle to maintain normalcy yet strive to maintain our athletic performances. Malaysian triathlete Aimi Iwasaki has settled back in…

Aimi Iwasaki perseveres to third placing at ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup and Southeast Championships

Standing among the best of Asian champions, Olympics hopefuls and SEA Games medallists, Aimi Iwasaki was intimidated, yet inspired at the 2020 Rayong NTT ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup and Southeast Championships in Thailand recently. Fresh from her SEA Games…

Ex-National Cyclist Aimi Iwasaki Bounces Back from Injury to Qualify for Triathlon at SEA Games

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again – This old adage rings loud and true for Aimi Iwasaki as she qualified for two events in Triathlon at the SEA Games for the first time in history. Triathlon…

Aimi Iwasaki qualifies for 2 Triathlon events at Philippines SEA Games 2019

Aimi Iwasaki made Malaysian history by qualifying for 2 Triathlon events at the upcoming Philippines SEA Games 2019.  The Penang-born lass of mixed parentage qualified for both the Super Sprint Mixed Relay and the Individual Olympic Distance Triathlon to be…

Budding Triathlete records sterling performance at 113 OD Melaka

Returning to Malacca to race at the 113 OD Melaka on Klebang Beach recently, was a befitting homecoming for me. It has always been great to race in Malacca as this is where I spent most of my teenage years in…