2017 SEA Games Medalist Clement Chow Tops Singapore National Triathlon Championship

A week after Sebastian Vettel dethroned reigning Singapore F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton in Singapore, Singapore East Coast Park saw a surge of more than 1500 local and foreign triathletes from 6 continents from Asia, Oceania, Africa, North and South America and Europe to race in the lion city.

Singaporean male triathletes clean-swept all 3 top sots at the Singapore National Triathlon Championship with 2017 SEA Games Medalist Clement Chow taking the top spot with a time of 2 hours 5 minutes and 59 seconds ahead of Wille Loo and Aaron Lee, finishing in 2 hours 6 minutes and 34 seconds and 2 hours 19 minutes and 17 seconds respectively.

25-year-old Vietnamese Ms Kim Tuyen Nguyen Thi took the crown of the Singapore National Championship with an excellent swim leg of 27 minutes, ahead of four minutes on the 2nd closest pursuer.  Nguyen Thi finished with a time of 2 hours 31 minutes and 52 seconds. Malaysian Aimi Iwasaki and Vietnamese Thuy Vi Pham finished  with a time of 2 hours 34 minutes and 5 seconds and 2 hours 38 minutes and 9 seconds respectively.

Elvin Ting, Managing Director of Orange Room Pte Ltd said, “Almost 11 years in hosting the triathlon makes it enjoyable for not only season athletes but also first timers in a short fast race course. Through this race, we also hope to attract more foreign triathletes join in the Singapore triathlon scene and also to motivate local Singapore to join in the sport.”

For full results of the Singapore International Triathlon do check out at triathlon.sg.

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