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Boats urged to avoid Sarasin Bridge for Navy triathlon

Boats urged to avoid Sarasin Bridge for Navy triathlon

PHUKET: The Marine Department in Phang Nga has asked people not to sail their boats near Sarasin Bridge between now and July 14 as the area is prepared for the 4th Royal Navy Triathlon which will be held on Saturday, July 13.

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By The Phuket News

Thursday 4 July 2019, 11:28AM


The 4th Royal Thai Navy Triathlon will take place on Saturday, July 13.

The 4th Royal Thai Navy Triathlon will take place on Saturday, July 13.

The Triathlon, held by the Royal Thai Navy Third Naval Area Command, will begin at Hat Prak Phra at the very north of Phuket by Sarasin Bridge, and will finish at Phuket Gateway, with the schedule as follows:

  • Navy Warrior Triathlon (swim 3.8km / bike 180km / run 42km) – 6:30am
  • Olympic Distance Triathlon (swim 1.5km / bike 40km / run 10km) – 7:00am
  • Sprint Distance Triathlon (swim 0.75km / bike 20km / run 5km) – 7:30am
  • Duathlon (run 5km / bike 40km / run 10km) – 7:15am
  • Team Navy Warrior Triathlon (swim 3.8km / bike 180km / run 42km) – 6:30am
  • Team Olympic Distance Triathlon (swim 1.5km / bike 40km / run 10km) – 7:00am

Somsak Ninteeb, Director of the Phang Nga Marine Department, urged boats to stay away from the area to ensure the smooth running of the event. (See map below).

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