The Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon (PgiTD) 2016 which concluded its fourth annual event on April 17, 2016. There are a total number of 1000 participants from the locally and internationally. 550 participants took part in the triathlon and 450 joined the duathlon.
|Official Flag off by Chief Minister YAB Lim Guan Eng and Mr. Charles Wong, General Manager of Sponsor Malaysia|
A total of 22 counties that has been involving in this event including the United States, Australia, Belgium, Britain, Canada, France, Philippines, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Netherland, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Venezuela and Malaysia.
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The Triathlon is flagged off at 7:30am by Chief Minister of Penang, Y.A.B. Lim Guan Eng, General Manager of SPONSOR Malaysia, Mr.Charles Wong, and Chairman of G-Club Cyclist Penang, Dato Dr. Lim Seh Guan at the Pantai Jubilee.
|Chief Minister YAB Lim Guan Eng giving support to the participant with the organizer, Chairman of G-Club Cyclist Penang, Dato Dr. Lim Seh Guan|
The triathletes started the day with a 1.5km swim at Pantai Jubilee followed by cycling 40km and running 10km.
|Final result for the Triathlon ( Penang International Triathlon and Duathlon 2016)|
Meanwhile, the Duathlon is flagged off in Teluk Bahang Dam also at 7:30am by Director of Community Services Department Penang, Rashidah Binti Jalaludin, , Pornsak Sermwiwatwong, Senior Business Development Manager from TC Pharmaceutical and Organizing Chairman of PgiTD 2016, Ben Woon.
They started off with their 7 km run around the scenic Teluk Bahang fishing village, followed by a race to complete a 40 km cycle from Teluk Bahang Dam to Balik Pulau and back, and then a 10 km distance run and looping back to the finishing line at Teluk Bahang Dam.
|Final Result for the Duathlon ( Penang International Triathlon and Duathlon 2016)|