The 3rd edition of Delhi International Triathlon 2017 was conducted on 19th February 2017 in New Delhi with 350 participants from India and abroad. The edition saw participation from Qatar, Bangladesh, Dubai, Malaysia and Singapore and also from different states in India. This edition was sponsored by Policy Bazar and was organized by Chiro Mitra and LRG in Association with Sports Authority of India (SAI). It had 50 Half Iron and 30 Olympic category slots along with normal sprint categories! Duathlon was also organized in tandem for non-swimmers. This edition saw 24% participation from woman athletes.
The uniqueness of this Triathlon was it was conducted in the world class facility of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee complex, New Delhi which has hosted athletes of Commonwealth games, Asian games and National games in the past. For the swimming discipline the pool was a heated Pool and the track for running and cycling were the serene and shadowed roads of the capital with lush green cover. The 2018 edition of the event is already announced and majority of the half ironman slots are already booked. So if you are looking for kick starting your Ironman journey, it’s a good idea to look up the event and start preparing.