The beautiful island of Bintan in the Riau Islands Province turned into a massive challenging sports arena for swimming, cycling, and running when the exciting Bintan Triathlon 2015 took place, on Saturday, 23rd May 2015 which was centered at the Nirwana Gardens Resort facing the South China Sea.
Over 1,200 international athletes from 25 countries and over 1000 general participants took part in this exceptional competition that was not only physically challenging but also a test to one's stamina.. A little extra element of rain that dripped through the competition in this year's edition added to the challenge and excitement for the "triathletes".
Bintan Triathlon 2015 covered several categories, namely: the Olympic distance, Sprint Distance, and Kids Distance, and the Youth Distance, and Fun Race Duo Challenge. The Olympic distance covered 1.5KM Swimming, 40Km cycling, and 10Km Running; the Sprint distance covered 750m Swimming, 20Km cycling, and 5Km Running;, while the Youth distance covered 300m Swimming, 12Km of cycling, and 3 Km of Running;, and the Kids distance covered 150m Swimming, 6Km cycling, and 1.5Km Running; whereas the Fun Race Duo Challenge covered 1.5Km of Running, 150m Swimming, and a dash to the finish line.
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