The 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship is set to take place in Langkawi, Malaysia, on October 1st 2023.
This event will be a significant milestone as it marks the first time that Malaysia hosts the IRONMAN 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship, thanks to the support of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).
Langkawi, renowned for its pristine beaches and lush landscapes, will serve as the backdrop for this exciting event. After a hiatus of several years, Langkawi welcomes professional athletes back to its shores, with over 1,200 triathletes already committed to participating.
The competition will feature professional athletes competing for a USD $75,000 prize purse, with a challenging course consisting of a 1.9km swim, 90km ride, and 21.1km run. Additionally, participants have the opportunity to secure spots in the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in New Zealand.
The race will commence at Pantai Kok, with competitors embarking on a challenging swim leg and transitioning near the Danna Langkawi luxury resort. The bike course winds through the island’s hills, while the run course offers scenic views and concludes at Cenang Beach.
Langkawi Island’s rich culture, delicious cuisine, and warm hospitality await participants and their families. With its pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and iconic landmarks, Langkawi promises a memorable experience for all.
As the excitement builds for IRONMAN Malaysia and the IRONMAN 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship Langkawi, athletes are encouraged to secure their spots and register for the event through the official website on www.ironman.com/im703-langkawi and https://www.ironman.com/im-malaysia