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Synergistic love binds Ahmad Radzuri and Nor Junaida in Triathlon

Husband, Ahmad Radzuri (Juri) and wife, Nor Junaida (Jun) truly reflect the word ‘synergy’ which comes from the Attic Greek word synergia meaning “working together”. Currently residing in Terengganu, both 40 year-old engineers in the oil and gas industry only…

Hall of Fame: Fastest Malaysians at IRONMAN Malaysia 2019

Sizzling HOT! That was the unanimous reaction of all triathletes that competed at last weekend’s IRONMAN Malaysia. Let us take a moment to celebrate the top Malaysian finishers of the full IRONMAN distance in Langkawi. The IRONMAN Triathlon race has…

Ironman 70.3 Malaysia and Ironman Malaysia returns on 11.11.2017

The Ironman Malaysia is back in Langkawi, with IRONMAN 70.3 and the full IRONMAN both taking place on Saturday 11 November 2017.  The IRONMAN 70.3 will cater to newbies and regulars alike with half the full IRONMAN distance, swimming 1.9km in the…

Richard Lee, an accidental Ironman in 2 months at Ironman Malaysia 2016

“Coming in, from Malaysia, is Richard LEE. YOU ARE AN IRONMAN!”. Those were the words announced by the emcee once I took the last step and crossed the finishing line in 16:54:21 in Langkawi, Malaysia after a 3.8km swim, 180km…

Mohd Amran Ghani and Chin Mei See proves fastest Malaysians at Ironman Malaysia 2016

The 2016 edition of IRONMAN Malaysia, Langkawi took place on November 12 on Langkawi Island. IRONMAN Malaysia has operated the race since its return to the island destination in 2014. This year’s race saw 1,100 participants representing over 63 countries….

Triple treat for Diana Riesler at Ironman Malaysia in Langkawi

Diana Riesler likes to challenge herself, trying for her third consecutive win in the heat and humidity of Malaysia, which has never been done before. The German was handily placed third out of the water, a minute down on Japan’s…

Third time’s the charm as Fredrik Croneborg wins Ironman Malaysia

  LANGKAWI, 12 NOVEMBER, 2016 – Popular Thailand-based Swede Fredrik Croneborg grabbed his breakthrough victory in winning IRONMAN Malaysia on the stunning island of Langkawi. Croneborg had to withstand a storming run from Brazilian Thiago Vinhal to claim his first…

An IRONMAN Hot Spot in Malaysia

IRONMAN Malaysia has returned in record numbers and offers a unique experience. Last November, around 1500 triathletes from over 40 nations thronged to the stunning island of Langkawi off the coast of Malaysia for IRONMAN Malaysia. After returning to the IRONMAN…

IRONMAN Malaysia now open for registration with limited special bundle

Event: Ironman Malaysia Date: Saturday 12 November, 2016 Venue: Langkawi island, Kedah, Malaysia Minimum Age:  All athletes must be 18 years of age or older on race day Hear ye, hear ye! The annual highlight of triathlon events in Malaysia,…

Exclusive Interview with Karen Siah: From runner to Ironman in 8 months

Karen Siah is a familar name and face usually associated with the running scene. Just how did she debut across the Ironman Malaysia finish line below 14 hours? Only 8 months ago, sibling rivalry fuelled the idea to pursue an…