Eilat gearing up for Israman competition

With the 11th edition of Israman Negev Eilat just one week away, the organizers revealed the design of the medals which will be handed out to each of the participants next Friday.

Over 1,600 athletes, an increase of 400 from last year, from 26 countries will take part in the many events, including the Ironman triathlon, which consists of a 3.8 kilometer swim, 180 km bike ride and a full marathon (42.2 km).

The event has gained international recognition over recent years and is considered to be one of the toughest Ironman competitions in the world.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Eilat-gearing-up-for-Israman-competition-388696

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