At a glance

Taranaki Daily News - - Sport -

2017 Iron­man World Cham­pi­onships, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (5.35am Sun­day NZT):

❚ 3.86km swim, 180.2km bike ride,

42.2km run.

❚ 2460 ath­letes will par­tic­i­pate

❚ 72% of par­tic­i­pants (1762 ath­letes) are male.

❚ 28% of par­tic­i­pants (698 ath­letes) are fe­male.

❚ 43 is the av­er­age age of reg­is­trants this year.

❚ Hiromu Inada (Ja­pan) is the old­est par­tic­i­pant at 84, while Paul Len­nart (Den­mark) is the youngest at 18.

❚ 11 ath­letes will be cel­e­brat­ing their birth­day on race day.

❚ Five coun­tries are send­ing ath­letes for the first time: Kaza­khstan, Paraguay, Ser­bia, Uruguay and Uzbek­istan.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from New Zealand

© PressReader. All rights reserved.