05 Mar '11, 12pm

More than 1,300 students take part in youth triathlon

More than 1,300 students take part in youth triathlon

SINGAPORE: More than 1,300 students from 181 schools pounded the sandy shores of Siloso Beach, Sentosa on Saturday. The 1,361 students were competing in the MILO MOE (Ministry of Education) Youth Triathlon 2011. The participants are aged between nine and 19 years. They started the triathlon by swimming between 100 metres and 300 metres. After that, they had to cycle between three and nine kilometres. The final leg is a run of 0.8km for the younger ones and 2.4km for the older group. This year, a new family category was added. It attracted 40 participants. The event is into its third year. It attracted 937 participants last year.

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