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Kiwi Legend Cameron Brown wins inaugural TRI-Factor World Championship in China

The inaugural TRI-Factor (TF) World Championship 2019 in Quzhou, China was won by 12-time New Zealand IRONMAN champion Cameron Brown. The TF Enduro (Elite) triathlon of 1.5km swim, 80km cycle and 20km run format was completed by Brown in 3:25:40,…

Registration opens for IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast, Malaysia’s newest Triathlon race

The first of its kind in Asia, the Desaru Coast Multisport Festival will comprise an IRONMAN® 70.3® Desaru Coast Triathlon, 5150™ Triathlon along with IRONKIDS® and Sprint races at Desaru Coast, Malaysia from 17-19 April 2020. Situated on the southern tip…

Jeff Lau embarks on Swiss Ultra Deca UltraTriathlon to promote safe sex

Having been to the Arctic, Sahara and the Amazon jungle, nothing could hold back Malaysian ultrarunner Jeff Lau Jun Tean anymore. In the next 10 days, he will be embarking upon an ultra triathlon named the Deca Triathlon. Deca meaning…

Aldrian Yeo pursued his dream to qualify for SEA Games in Triathlon

“Something I’ve been looking forward to after 4 years has finally materialized, and now I’ve qualified for the SEA Games in Triathlon.” Due to work and personal commitments, Aldrian Yeo had to skip the last two editions of the SEA…

Edwin Thiang grows from Triathlon Kid to SEA Games Qualifier

For the first time in SEA Games history, a Super Sprint Mixed Relay team event will be contended in Triathlon besides the Individual Olympic Distance event at the upcoming Philippines SEA Games 2019. Edwin Thiang will be one of the…

Newbie Triathlete averts disaster and perseveres through Everly Putrajaya TRIFactor International Triathlon 2019

Coming from a running background, I had stepped into the multi-sports world only recently and was excited to participate in my first Triathlon at The Everly TriFactor International Triathlon 2019. Part 1 : Pre-Race Could not sleep very well as…

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…

New Triathlete mother, Serena Yang makes an amazing comeback

New mother on the block, Serena Yang made an amazing comeback to Triathlon by winning her age-group at the Perak Triathlon in Lumut recently. “I’m happy with results and my timing, as I had only resumed training for 7 weeks,”…

Tri-Factor World Championship launched in China sold out within 24 hours

Top Asian multi-sport brand TRI-Factor has announced a bigger World Championship event in China Quzhou on 21-22 September 2019. The 11th year edition with 2 new countries across Asia, Vietnam and Indonesia saw a bigger demand of athletes to join…

Super League Triathlon returns to Malta

Super League Triathlon (SLT) returns to Malta in 2019 for another Championship Series event and it’s set to be even bigger and better than before. In what will be the second SLT instalment of the 2019-20 season following on from…