IRONMAN to Return To China in 2016 with IRONMAN 70.3 Triathlon

December 24th, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (December 24, 2015) – IRONMAN announced today the addition of a new IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlon in China, which is scheduled to take place on November 6, 2016 in the port city of Xiamen, on China’s southeast coast.

IRONMAN 70.3 Xiamen will offer 50 age-group qualifying slots for the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship taking place in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA and 15 qualifying slots for the 2017 IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i.

Registration and course information will be forthcoming.

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The iconic IRONMAN® Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN® brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Recognized for excellence through distinguished events, world-class athletes and quality products, IRONMAN has grown from a single race to a global sensation with more than 250 events and five unique brands: IRONMAN®, IRONMAN® 70.3®, 5150™ Triathlon Series, Iron Girl® and IRONKIDS®. For more information, visit


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