This will be the first time that the championship has been held in Russia.
The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will be held in July 2020 in St. Petersburg. This will be the first time that Russia has played host to the event, according to the press service of the St. Petersburg City Administration.
IRONMAN 70.3 is a long-distance triathlon race consisting of a 1.9 km swim, a 90 km bike ride, and a 21.1 km run. The 2020 championship will include three race categories: men’s championship, women’s championship and kids’ championship.
In St. Petersburg, the race will take place on Yelagin Island and Krestovsky Island.
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