Ironman Langkawi 2010

by Mark

Mark: 21 Feb. 2010 / source: Bernama on Saturday 27th February 2010 This time around 225 local athletes are taking part along with defending champions Luke Mackenzie, both from Australia.…

Mark: 21 Feb. 2010 / source: Bernama

on Saturday 27th February 2010

This time around 225 local athletes are taking part along with defending champions Luke Mackenzie, both from Australia.
Over all a total of 736 athletes from 41 countries have confirmed their participation, event director Datuk A. Chandrakumanan said.
These countries are:
Germany, Japan, South Africa, New Zealand, the United States, Italy, Argentina, Belgium, Australia, Canada and Asean nations.
The competition, which has total prize money of US$50,000(RM170,500), involves swimming 3.8km, cycling 180km and running 42.2km.
The event is expected to generate RM30 million for the tourism industry.

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