Ironman World Championship(Makeover Monday Week-42)
The Ironman World Championship has been held annually in Hawaii since 1978. It is owned and organized by the World Triathlon Corporation. It is the annual culmination of a series of Ironman triathlon qualification races held throughout the world. Three events are held there: the Waikiki Roughwater Swim (2.4 mi./3.86 km), the Around-Oahu Bike Race (115 mi./185.07 km, originally a two-day event), and the Honolulu Marathon.
This report analyses the performance of different countries in the competition and also provides information of the real 'Ironman" Paula Newby-Fraser who has won 11 medals, 8 out of which are gold.