31 Jul '11, 1pm

Osim Singapore Triathlon may get bigger venue

Osim Singapore Triathlon may get bigger venue

SINGAPORE: With growing interest, the Osim Singapore International Triathlon could be held at a bigger venue in future. Among the venues being considered is the Marina Barrage. This year's event at the East Coast drew 3,742 participants. Held over the weekend, the elite races were the highlight as always. It saw more competing in the Olympic distance and kids' race categories. The organisers said the scenic East Coast Park is reaching its limits. And they are working closely with the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources to secure the Marina Barrage as a future site. But no timeline has been fixed. Up to 5,000 participants would be able to compete at the Marina Barrage and organisers said it could also pave the way for Singapore to host one leg of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup. "In terms of elite participation this year, you also see a big jump co...

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