Costa Navarino Is Getting Ready To Host The First ‘Ironman’ Race In Greece
- by XpatAthens
- Monday, 17 December 2018
Greece is getting ready to host its first ever Ironman 70.3 triathlon race in April 2019! Scheduled to take place at Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese on April 14, 2019, the event will welcome athletes from all around the world, who will travel to Greece to experience the renowned Greek 'philoxenia' (hospitality) and test their limits and strength in one of the most demanding sporting events in the world.
Ironman events are held in 55 countries around the world, while the community numbers about 1 million athletes and 5.5 million sports fans. Organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), the one-day event consists of a 4km swimming race; a 180km bicycle ride and a 42.2km marathon run.
Thanassis Papadimitriou, CEO & Founder of EY ZHN Greece DMC, the official travel partner of IRONMAN 70.3 Greece, said: “IRONMAN is not just a race! Ιt is an idea, a global move, a passionate crowd, an event that promotes the motto ‘Anything is possible’…”
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