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PATRICK LANGE (DEU) SMASHES COURSE RECORD AND DANIELA RYF (CHE) EARNS THIRD STRAIGHT WIN IN MOMENTOUS 2017 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Germany’s Patrick Lange breaks IRONMAN World Championship course record by two minutes; Swiss powerhouse Daniela Ryf becomes sixth athlete to join the exclusive “three-peat” winners’ circle – – Australia’s Cameron Wurf crushes 11-year bike course record –   – Europeans dominate the podium, earning four out of the top six podium spots; German men continue [...]

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The Championship 2018 confirms €150,000 prize purse

CHALLENGEFAMILY confirms that it will honour a generous €150,000 prize purse, equally divided between male and female pros CHALLENGEFAMILY is delighted to announce that, in addition to THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018 being held in the same spectacular venue x-bionic®sphere, it will offer a prize purse of €150,000. The 2017 middle-distance championship race, in which athletes from 57 [...]

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OAKLEY AND IRONMAN ANNOUNCE OFFICIAL PARTNERSHIP

Oakley named the Official Helmet and Smart Eyewear Partner of the 2017 IRONMAN World Championship IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings company and Oakley® today announced a new partnership, making Oakley the Official Helmet and Smart Eyewear sponsor of the 2017 IRONMAN® World Championship, one of the most iconic triathlon events in the world, taking place [...]

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“I AM TRUE” DAY AT THE 2017 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

In conjunction with the 2017 IRONMAN® World Championship, IRONMAN once again carried out its ongoing work with athletes and the triathlon community to promote clean sport and the integrity of IRONMAN racing through outreach and anti-doping activities in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i.   Tuesday, October 10 marked the eighth annual ‘I AM TRUE’™ day. IRONMAN’s I AM TRUE [...]

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IRONMAN World Championship Human-Interest Stories

YOUNGEST IRONMAN AT THE IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN KONA Spencer Hollander Age:20 (8/13/97) Address: Mandeville, LA Topline Story: Spencer will be the youngest athlete to compete in this year’s IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawai’i.   OLDEST IRONMAN AT THE IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN KONA Hiromu Inada Age: 84 (11/19/32) Address: Yachiyodai Higashi, JP Topline Story: Hiromu will be the [...]

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AUSSIE PROS SET FOR THE 2017 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

  Australia’s top professional IRONMAN athletes are in the last stages of preparation for their assault on the 2017 edition of the IRONMAN® World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on 14 October. While defending champions Jan Frodeno (DEU) and Daniela Ryf (CHE) are the obvious pre-race favourites, the 14 strong Aussie contingent (Josh Amberger, Sarah Crowley, [...]

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Nutrition brand launches in Kona with first commercially available carbohydrate mouth rinse

NUTRITION BRAND LAUNCHES FIRST-TO-MARKET MOUTH RINSE Unit Nutrition has launched at the IRONMAN World Championships 2017 in Kona with a first-of-its-kind carbohydrate mouth rinse:“UNIT RINSE”. [10th October, Kona, Hawaii] Unit Nutrition, a new revolutionary nutrition brand headquartered in New York, has launched a first-to-market sports beverage: a carbohydrate mouth rinse. UNIT RINSE is based on [...]

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TOP ATHLETES FROM AROUND THE WORLD HEAD TO THE ISLAND OF HAWAI`I TO COMPETE ON GLOBAL STAGE AT 2017 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

More Than 2,400 registered athletes to converge in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on Oct. 14 for world’s most iconic single-day endurance event More than 2,400 of the world’s top athletes will head to Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on October 14 for the most iconic one-day endurance event in the world - the 2017 IRONMAN® World Championship triathlon. For nearly [...]

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IRONMAN FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT MULTIPLE INITIATIVES IN KAILUA-KONA AS PART OF 2017 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

The IRONMAN Foundation to provide $125,000 in charitable giveback to the Kailua-Kona community in 2017 The IRONMAN Foundation® will distribute more than $125,000 in charitable giveback to non-profit initiatives and groups in the Kailua-Kona community in conjunction with the 2017 IRONMAN® World Championship, including a special initiative with YES Hawai`i to support local youth in [...]

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ITU WORLD CUP CONFIRMED FOR MOOLOOLABA IN 2018

For 25 years Mooloolaba has been the premier destination for international and local triathletes and its significance has been confirmed with the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announcing the ITU Mooloolaba World Cup as the second race of the 2018 ITU World Cup calendar. ITU Mooloolaba World Cup will be held on the weekend of 10-11 [...]

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REB BULL TV TO AIR LIVE RACE COVERAGE OF THE 2017 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP INTERNATIONALLY

REB BULL TV TO AIR LIVE RACE COVERAGE OF THE 2017 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP INTERNATIONALLY Live coverage of the IRONMAN World Championship and featured IRONMAN Programs accessible to the largest audience in the event’s history IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, announced today that the 2017 IRONMAN® World Championship will be broadcast internationally (outside of [...]

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