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The Iron Man competition opened with the "Day of the International Fight against Violence against Women" | Israel today


The championship was launched under stormy weather with the participation of 2,500 competitors who stopped to spend a moment of identification with the X movement marking

This morning (Friday) the Middle East Championship "IRONMAN Israel Middle East Championship" started in the city of Tiberias, with the participation of 2,500 competitors, among them 800 international competitors from 58 countries. Just before the start, the competitors celebrated the "International Day of the Fight against Violence against Women" so that all the participants They marked the X movement with their hands. The most challenging competition in the world is initiated by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the businessman and philanthropist Sylvan Adams and the Comtech Group in collaboration with the Tiberias Municipality, the Jordan Valley Regional Council and the Triathlon Association.

This is the first time that the full distance competition of the international IRONMAN brand is held in the Middle East and 75 places will be awarded to the 2023 World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.

The "IRONMAN" competition consists of three parts: swimming, cycling and running.

The triathlon is held non-stop when the participants have a limited time to finish each of the sections of the competition and a total roof time to finish it, therefore it challenges the limit of human ability, physically and mentally.

Iron Man participants, this morning in Kinneret, photo: Gilad Kablarchik

In the meantime, Ido Avni Moser wrote that at 08:19 a report was received at MDA's 101 hotline in the Jordan region about a man who lost consciousness during the competition in Kinneret. MDA medics and paramedics provided medical treatment on the spot and referred a 59-year-old man to Furia Hospital Hard from unconsciousness.

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Source: israelhayom

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