“Samui Triathlon” is long distance triathlon and is claimed as one of the longest in Asia Pacific region, starting from 4 km swimming, followed by 122.65 km cycling and 30 km running, total distance of 156.65 km.
It is considered the great achievement of the island since more than 200 athletes from all over the world participating in the competition including the world’s best 20 triathletes. The competition is organized by Municipality of Koh Samui, Department of Tourism – Ministry of Tourism and Sport, Tourism Association of Koh Samui and Thai Airways and with main supports from Bangkok Airways, Singha Corporation and Tourism Authority of Thailand.
The competition is followed by a global TV audience via Euro Sport, Sports Plus and TV5 Monde, with local channels also covering the action. Download pictures from http://www.facebook.com/samuitriathlon.