Pro-Am, the official licensee of the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC, USA) and the owner of the prestigious global IRONMAN triathlon brand, is gearing up to hold the second IRONMAN 70.3 international sporting event in Sri Lanka.
The first edition of the Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo event for 2018 was held successfully on the 25th February 2018 with an athlete satisfaction rating of 91.5%. That is 4.25 percentage points above the global standard.
The event was fully sold out two months before the event date, with 880 athletes registered from 63 nations. This was the first time the tiny island in the Indian Ocean witnessed a large-scale mass participation multi-sport event of this size and scale.
The second edition of IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo is scheduled for 24th February 2019, and features a 1.9 km sea swim, 90 km bike ride and a 21.1 km run – all to be completed within an 8.5-hour period either by an individual or as a team. In addition, another prestigious event, IRONKIDS, will be held on 23rd February 2019 to encourage children participation.
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