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  1. News - Hong Kong

    HK policeman Andy Naylor dies in water at Ironman triathlon in New York

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com HK police officer dies in triathlon swim race A Hong Kong police superintendent has died while competing in New York City's first Ironman triathlon, after struggling in the swimming leg of the three-stage race in the Hudson River. New York City Police said a 43-year-old contestant had died. The Hong Kong Police Force yesterday confirmed the man who ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - TRIATHLON

    Australian Pete Jacobs wins Ironman world championship

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 02:30pm by Associated Press in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

    ... Associated Press in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Australia’s Pete Jacobs won the Ironman world championship Saturday, beating Germany’s Andreas Raelert by more than 4 minutes. The 31-year-old ... in the last 5 kilometres (3 miles) of the run to win her second world title of the year. The 34-year-old Cave won the Ironman 70.3 world championship last month and carried that momentum into Kona, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit and Fab: the making of an ironman

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... motivated him to become a world-class triathlete. Kasten, 40, always had his eye on the World Ironman Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, but his dream seemed impossible. A triathlon consists ... Rachel Jacqueline life@scmp.com Iron will for an ironman He lost his job. He dehydrated himself to the point of needing hospital treatment, and his delirious state caused him to cut ...

  4. Iron lady Granger ready to tough it out in Haikou

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Ranked in the world's top 10 in ironman triathlons, Granger is considered the favourite to win the women's race, although others including Germany's Nicole Toepfer and former world ... But for Granger, who races her 29th ironman today in the first-ever Ironman China, it is merely 'touch-up' training. Yesterday, on the race site of Haikou, Granger did 20 minutes each ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    27-year-old dies metres from triathlon race finish line

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The dead man, a Hong Kong-based expatriate, was taking part in ironman event held on Lantau Athlete,27, dies close to triathlon finish line A 27-year-old expatriate man collapsed and died metres from the finish line during an ironman triathlon race held on Lantau Island yesterday. Police confirmed a man had died during the race but did not release his ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: Erich Felbabel

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... no triathlons in China so I would take the train to Hong Kong for a day just to race." When Felbabel later moved to Zhongshan, he took his sport to the next level by training for the 2007 Ironman ... apartment. Despite the challenging training environment, he finished his first full ironman triathlon (3.8-kilometre swim, 180.2-kilometre cycle and 42.2-kilometre run) in a respectable 10 hours, 22 ...

  7. Bernard Poon

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a very dynamic market,' Poon says. 'I exercise a lot- running and swimming. It helps me think and get things in perspective.' Notably, he completed an 'ironman' triathlon in Australia in the late 1990s, finishing the 3.8km swim, 180km bike ride and 42km run in about 13 hours. In doing so, he reputedly became the first Chinese from Hong Kong to complete an ironman event, ...

  8. Charity event to promote healthy lifestyle

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Wesley Cheng

    ... Wesley Cheng The deadline to register for the 2004 Aquathoner- Hong Kong's charity ironman event- is this Saturday. The event will be held on April 18 at the Shing Mun Valley Swimming ... will raise funds for HOPE Worldwide, a charity organisation that serves the elderly and young children in the territory. 'The common image of the triathlon is that it is a very challenging ...

  9. Triathlon is a great sport

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I recently watched a television programme on the Ironman Triathlon. I would like to recommend triathlon to all teenagers as it can help build self-esteem. It comprises running, swimming ... within a certain time. Triathlon can help young people be responsible and achieve success in life. Lee Pik-wah, Pooi To Middle School From the Editor Thank you for your letter, Pik-wah. Ironman ...

  10. Murray's future lies in Hawaii, not Beijing

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the gruelling long-distance event which features a 3.8km swim, a 180km bike followed by a marathon. 'Unfortunately the Hong Kong Triathlon Association does not support the Ironman category ... if she qualified. 'I feel I'm better at the Ironman distance. Swimming is very important in triathlon and I know I can't keep up with the top swimmers in the shorter [1.5km] ...




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