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Vietnamese athletes to compete in IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship

Seven Vietnamese athletes are ready to compete at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2019 to be held in Nice, France, on September 7 and 8.

Huynh Thanh  Duy will compete in Ithe IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2019. Photo: 

The race will feature a swim in the pristine waters of the Mediterranean Sea, a challenging bike ride and a run course along Nice’s historic Promenade des Anglais waterfront.

Athletes will be cheered on by the enthusiastic supporters for every mile of the 70.3 course.

The Vietnamese athletes include Le Thuy, Pham Thuy Vi (female); Tran Toan, Nguyen Anh Tuan, Pham Quang Minh, Le Hoang Vu and Huynh Thanh Duy (male).

Le Thuy earned a ticket after finishing first in the age group of 40-45 of female in the Techcombank IRONMAN 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship in Da Nang in May with a time of 6:56.18.

Vi will take part in the world event after becoming the best female Vietnamese athlete in the Techcombank IRONMAN 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship 2019 with a time of 5:33.49.

Meanwhile, Minh and Vu also had good results at the IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay 2019 and IRONMAN 70.3 Bangsaen 2019, respectively.-VNA/VNP