Ironman China and 70.3 China cancelled
Revised bike-run format unable to get approved.
After cancelling the swim portion of Ironman China and 70.3 China earlier this week (turning both races into a bike-run duathlon), the World Triathlon Corporation has now cancelled both races citing that the new race format could not get the necessary sanctioning approval from China’s sports officials.
All registered athletes will now get a refund and a free entry into any one of the following races of their choice:
PowerBar Ironman 70.3 Switzerland
Ironman 70.3 Boise
Ironman 70.3 Italy
K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas
Ironman 70.3 Korea Jeju
Ironman Korea Jeju
Ironman 70.3 Muncie
Amica Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island
Ironman 70.3 Racine
Finanzgruppe/Naspa Ironman 70.3 Wiesbaden European Championship
Whirlpool Ironman 70.3 Steelhead
Ford Ironman Louisville
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