2019 IRONMAN 70.3 ASIA - PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIP is known as the qualifying race for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Nice, France on 7 and 8 September 2019, with 50 competitions for the qualified athletes of the tournament. This 5th season will be held in the beautiful city of Da Nang from 9 to 12 May 2019 and the main tournament of IRONMAN 70.3 will take place on Sunday, May 12. Especially, this season It is expected to break the registration record held this year 2018, 1,600 athletes from 56 countries and more than 630 Vietnamese.


Mr. Trinh Bang, Managing Director of Sunrise Events Vietnam, the organization of the Ironman 70.3 Contest in Da Nang, said that Da Nang will be the local venue for the 70.3 Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship 2019. During the past 4 years, the practice movement, triathlon competition in Vietnam has been growing in both quantity and quality. In particular, at the Ironman 70.3 Danang - Vietnam 2018 competition, the number of athletes participating in the competition exceeded 1,600 people; In which, there are nearly 640 Vietnamese athletes and nearly 20 Danang athletes playing Ironman 70.3. Achievements of Vietnamese athletes in general and Da Nang athletes in particular have been significantly improved. The best player in Vietnam is Cao Ngoc Ha who finishes with a time of 4 hours 45 minutes 07 seconds, approaching the achievement of the top Asian athletes. Meanwhile, athlete Vo Quoc Tuan (Da Nang) is also ranked 4th among Vietnamese athletes.

2019 is the 5th year of the Ironman 70.3 competition held in Vietnam and the hosting of the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship, a triathlon tournament of the continental Ironman system, is considered a the recognition of the tournament for Danang as well as the Vietnamese triathlon movement. After the Ironman 70.3 Da Nang - Vietnam 2018, Ironman Asia CEO Geoff Meyer received, the Ironman 70.3 Da Nang - Vietnam is one of the region's best awards in recent years. Mr. Trinh Bang also confirmed that the organizers will make the best effort and look forward to welcoming excellent athletes from the world to Da Nang next year.

It is known that Ironman 70.3 Asian - Pacific champion Danang - Vietnam 2019 has a bonus fund of up to 75,000 USD, along with 50 places to participate in the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Nice (France). With a larger scale, the bonus points for athletes with excellent performance are also higher, so it is expected that the Ironman 70.3 championship of the Asia-Pacific championship in Da Nang - Vietnam 2019 can attract a record number of athletes up to 3,000 people.

Iron Man 70.3 is an international sports competition for domestic and international athletes competing in three coordinated contents: swimming 1.8km long, cycling 62km, jogging 12km. The competition took place in Australia, Thailand and the United States; In Vietnam, Iron Man took place for the first time in Phu Loc - Thua Thien Hue with the name "international triathlon" and this is the first time taking place in Da Nang. This competition for endurance has a great impact on the community.

For Public Relation:

This international sporting event will be worldwide recoded by popular TV channels like ESPN, Star Sport.

Secondly, the competition is a campaign for a social security goal or helping the poor.

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