Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Hervey Bay to Attract Elite in First Hydrothon

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Hervey Bay to Attract Elite in First Hydrothon

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HERVEY Bay will host the deciding round of a world-class series later this year.

Current and former champion ironmen and women will compete in the inaugural $14,000 Hydrothon Triple Crown Series this year, with the third and final round to be held at Hervey Bay on August 16.

Reigning Australian Iron Women champion Liz Pluimers will lead the star-studded field.

Event organiser Steve Southwell said the event would appeal to a broad age group, with competitors as young as 16 able to compete.

"Hydrothon appeals to many age groups therefore, I wanted to create a series that rewarded not just the elite, but also age groups ranging from under-20s to 50-plus," Southwell said.

Southwell has already had success in that respect, with former three-time Australian ironman champion Guy Andrews and 2005 Coolangatta Gold runner up Jeremy Cotter already registered for the three-stage event.

Andrews won the Uncle Tobys Super Series in 1992/93, 95/96, and 97/98. …

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