Children begin on the IronKid Viet Nam, a prelude to the 2022 VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam in Đà Nẵng on Saturday. The principle race will likely be held on Sunday (Might 8). Picture courtesy VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam
ĐÀ NẴNG — Greater than 360 kids entered the Ironkids Viet Nam race by beginning aquathlon and triathlon occasions for age teams from 5 to 14, in one of many first sports activities actions of the 2022 VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam on Saturday (Might 7).
The day additionally noticed 340 sportsmen and girls racing within the Dawn Dash Viet Nam, with Romeo Perthuis profitable the lads’s division whereas Alex Ryland taking the ladies’s medal.
The 2 sporting occasions, which preluded the 2022 VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam, marked the robust return of the biggest sports activities occasion in Việt Nam after a two-day delay as a consequence of COVID-19.
The principle race will start within the early morning on Sunday (Might 8).
A feminine triathlete checks the end line of the 2022 VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam in Đà Nẵng. Greater than 2,500 athletes will likely be racing within the occasion, of which 1,100 are Vietnamese. Picture courtesy of 2022 VNG IRONMAN 70.3 Viet Nam
The race this yr noticed a file variety of 1,100 Vietnamese athletes, making the first-ever crowd of Vietnamese triathletes and the continued growth of the triathlon neighborhood in Việt Nam because the occasion was held first time in Đà Nẵng in 2015.
It additionally confirmed off their important spirit, daring to face challenges and breaking their very own limits of Vietnamese folks via sports activities.
The 2022 VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam with the important thing theme ‘Embracing challenges’ has drawn 2,500 athletes in numerous occasions all through the weekend.
Raymond Tan, Chief Monetary Officer of VNG and an athlete collaborating in Ironman 70.3 distance, mentioned: “Since our very first race in 2015, VNG has actively supported Ironman 70.3 to assist carry neighborhood spirit, improve sportsmanship, and encourage members to cross their thresholds.”
“Aligning with this yr’s theme: ‘Embracing challenges,’ VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam expects all members to push ahead whereas having fun with iconic routes and scenic views that Đà Nẵng metropolis gives.”
This version, VNG Ironman70.3 Viet Nam presents the honour medal constituted of high-class Minh Lengthy I ceramics with the theme ‘Wonderful hugs’ symbolising a congratulatory hug from the teammates, household, associates and athletes.
The organisers have additionally launched the distinctive finisher shirt constituted of recycled polyester. This product created by MUDE – Excessive-Efficiency Sports activities Attire carries the message of inexperienced dwelling for the neighborhood and setting.
Consultant of Dawn Occasions Vietnam, Onslo Carrington, Normal Supervisor and Race Director, mentioned: “Collaborating on this sporting occasion just isn’t just for the satisfaction of profitable but in addition bringing extra worth. These tickets open up alternatives to beat worldwide races, develop home sports activities and contribute to tourism development.”
“By bringing nationwide satisfaction to the world via prestigious medals, that is an occasion the place athletes categorical themselves with a love of sport, particularly the triathlon, which has develop into extra significant than ever.”
By collaborating within the occasion, athletes can have the chance to beat 70 slots to attend the Ironman 70.3 World Championship from October 28 to 29, 2022, in St. George, Utah, US.
As well as, there are 25 entries from the Ladies For Tri program to encourage and honour feminine athletes within the worldwide area.
A person checks a motorcycle on the Ironman village of the VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam within the Hyatt Regency Da Nang Resort&Spa. Picture courtesy of VNG IRONMAN 70.3 Viet Nam
The sixth version of 2022 VNG Ironman 70.3 Viet Nam is organised by Dawn Occasions Vietnam with the help from the Division of Tradition & Sports activities of Đà Nẵng and the title sponsor, VNG.
The 2022 VNG Ironman 70.3 Việt Nam will supply 70 qualifying slots for the 2022 Ironman 70.3 World Championship held in St George, Utah, from October 28-29, together with 25 qualifying slots for Ladies. — VNS
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