Keily, Bille winners in 2018 Bali International Triathlon

American Andrew Keily and Brit Rosanna Bille were the overall winners in the recently-concluded Herbalife Bali International Triathlon 2018 at Mertasari Beach, Sanur, Bali, Sunday (10/21).

In the category of Olympic Distance Course for Men, American Andrew Keily won the title with a time of 1:58:46. Runner-up was Blake Kappler with a time of 02:03:11. While third place was Jauhari Johan with a time of 02:08:57.

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In the Olympic Distance Course category for women, British triathlete Rosanna Bille won the title with a time of 02:21:45, followed by second placer Eva Desiana (INA) with a time of 02:32:38, and third place was won by Sarah Costeira from Portugal with a time of 2:42:09.

Indonesian triathlete Jauhari Johan managed to bag third place in the Olympic Distance Category category and Andy Wibowo as second place in the Sprint Distance category. In this year’s event, Herbalife Bali International Triathlon also gave a ‘Best Indonesia’ prize for the Olympic Distance Course category and the Sprint Distance Course category for both men and women. The prize winner of the “Best Indonesia” category of the male Olympic Distance Course was won by Jauhari Johan while Eva Desiana was chosen as the winner of “Best Indonesia” woman. For the category of “Best Indonesia” Sprint Distance Course men won by Muhammad Ahlul Firman and for women was won by Inge Prasetyo.

Herbalife Nutrition Indonesia Senior Director & Country General Manager, Andam Dewi said Herbalife Nutrion Indonesia as the main sponsor appreciated the good collaboration between Race Management, Local Government, Police, Sanur Development Foundation, customary security and support and welcome from the Sanur community so this event to run smoothly. Bali International Triathlon 2018 has become a new attraction for sport tourism in Indonesia, and has successfully met the expectations and interest of domestic and foreign triathlon sports lovers and the general public.

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From year to year, the interest of participants is getting bigger in this event. Numbers compared to last year, an increase of 39% in participants happened in this year’s edition.

The international triathlon event which has entered its eleventh year since it was first held in 2007 was followed by 2,250 participants divided into three main categories namely Olympic Distance Course (1.5km swim, 40km Bike, 10km Running), Sprint Distance Course (500m swim, 20km bike, run 5km) and 5km fun run.

“We are proud to be the main sponsor of Herbalife Bali International Triathlon 2018, an international event that we support every year. This is in line with our commitment to make the world healthier and happier through providing the need for good nutrition and campaigning for a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition and balanced exercise. Our support is also to encourage the development of triathlon sports in Indonesia and the event to find new seeds for national triathlon athletes so that someday we can make Indonesia proud in the international arena, “concluded Andam.

 

Olympic Distance Course

Men

  1. Andrew Keily – USA (01:58:46)
  2. Blake Kappler – Australia (02:03:11)
  3. Jauhari Johan – Indonesia (02:08:57)

Best Indonesia – Jauhari Johan

Women

  1. Rosanna Bille – GBR (02:21:45)
  2. Eva Desiana – Indonesia (02:32:38)
  3. Sarah Costeira – Portugal (02:42:09)

Best Indonesia – Eva Desiana

 

Sprint Distance Course

Men

  1. Muhammad Ahlul Firman – Indonesia (01:00:18)
  2. Andy Wibowo – Indonesia (01:00:21)
  3. Gilbert Sung – Indonesia (01:05:54)

Best Indonesia – Muhammad Ahlul Firman

 

Women

  1. Inge Prasetyo – Indonesia (01:09:15)
  2. Asihta Aulia Azzahra – Indonesia (01:13:11)
  3. Alicia Derksema – Netherlands (01:13:44)
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Best Indonesia – Inge Prasetyo

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