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THE SECOND RHINO X-TRIATHLON 2018 BACK IN TANJUNG LESUNG

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THE SECOND RHINO X-TRIATHLON 2018 BACK IN TANJUNG LESUNG

National athlete Muhammada Taufik and Akhmad Jukardi along with Indonesian Supermodel Kelly Tandiono joint other participants to start swimming at the Bull, Rhino and Eagle category at Rhino Cross Triathlon 2018, this is the first cross country triathlon open championship in Indonesia. Managing Director of Tanjung Lesung Resort, Rully Lasahido accompanied by the Head of Banten Province Tourism, Eneng Nurcahyati open the race with the flag off on the shore of Tanjung Lesung. Race Director Taufik Hidayat told Voice of Indonesia that the route he design could give a great challange to the participants.

“The route is not lighter but had more variation, eventhough we already reduce several spots that was considered too extreme at the first Rhino Cross Tiathlon but in terms of technicality it remains the same. There are participants from seven countries join the race such as Spain, France, Netherland, Japan, New Zealand, USA and Australia” Taufik said. 

Rhino Cross Triathlon 2018 was followed by more than 200 participants in which 114 in Mountain Bike XC are from Indonesia and 89 participants from 7 countries at Rhino X-Tri. The Rhino Xross Triathlon held three categories First Eagle that compete 1500 meters swiming, 30 kilometers cycling and 15 kilometers run. Meanwhile at the Rhino category conclude 1000 meters swiming, 20 kilometer cycling and 10 kilometers run. At the Bull Category race 500 meters swimming, 10 kilometers cycling and 5 kilometers run. This event also present Rhino Mountain Bike XCM with different categories such asMen Elite, Women Open, Men Open dan Men Master//NK

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