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Việt Nam’s biggest Ironman event delayed

Update: March, 25/2020 - 11:30

 

IRONMAN 70,3 Việt Nam has been postponed because of the coronavirus. Photo ironman.com

HÀ NỘI — IRONMAN 70,3 Việt Nam has become the latest event postponed because of coronavirus.

The nation's largest triathlon event was scheduled for May 10 in Đà Nẵng City. A new date for the event has not yet been announced.

When it is eventually held, the competition will offer a total prize money of US$15,000

This year Việt Nam’s Ironman will deliver a total of US$15,000 for the best athletes and 56 qualifying places for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand, in November.

Last year, more than 2,200 athletes took part in this event. Two-time world champion Patrick Lange of Germany took the top place with a time of 3hr 49.09min.

Earlier, the TRI-Factor Vietnam 2020, which was planned on April 12 in Vũng Tàu City, was also delayed.

The new date for the second edition has not been confirmed.  VNS

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