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Tim Reed triumphs in Phuket’s Foremost Ironman 70.3

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PHUKET: Australian athlete Tim Reed was the overall winner of the Foremost Ironman 70.3 held at Bangtao Beach yesterday, crossing the finish line with a time of 3 hours 48 minutes and 33 seconds.

The grueling course comprised a 1.9km swim, followed by a 90km bike race from the beach up to the Sarasin Bridge and back, and then a 21.1km run. Mr Reed completed the swim in 22:32 minutes, the bike ride in 2:04:58, and the run in 1:17:39.

First place in the female category was Amelia Rose Watkinson from New Zealand, who completed the triathlon in 04:21:01. Her swim time was 25:20 minutes, the bike ride 2:20:43, and the run in 01:31:19

The event’s title sponsor, FrieslandCampina (Thailand) Public Company Limited, producers of Foremost dairy products, backed the sports event as part of their ‘Drink. Move. Be Strong’ campaign.

For the full results, click here.

The Nation, the Phuket Gazette and Gazette Radio are proud to have been media partners in this event.

 

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