PANAJI: Triathletes from across India and abroad are gearing up for India’s only IRONMAN event which is scheduled to be held in Goa on 13th November 2022. Considered to be one of the greatest endurance challenge, IRONMAN 70.3 Goa is returning with its second edition, after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, and this year it gets even bigger with over 1,300 participants from India and abroad, states a press release.

With the number of registrations going up for this year’s race, the organisers Yoska as well as Government of Goa are leaving no stone unturned to ensure participants return with the best memories from the race day which will involve a grueling 1.9km swim, 90kms cycling and 21kms run covering some of Goa’s most iconic locations.

In an overwhelming response to the call for registrations, participants from 21 countries between the age group of 18 to 69 have registered for the event. IRONMAN 70.3 Goa has an increased awareness this time around with participants from Diu Daman, Jammu & Kashmir, Odisha, Puducherry, Punjab and Uttarakhand. There will also be over 100 relay teams including corporate relay teams have registered to take part in the IRONMAN 70.3 Goa this year.

The 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 GOA will also offer qualifying slots for the 2023 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship which has encouraged higher participation. The number of participants for IRONMAN 70.3 GOA has already surpassed the 1100-mark set in 2019.

Though the pandemic posed several challenges for triathletes across the world, the IM 70.3 Goa has received encouraging number of international participants who will vie to clinch top honours this year.

Talking about the excitement expressed by the triathlon enthusiasts to register for the event, Deepak Raj, Founder and CEO of Yoska said, “With the Hon. Prime Minister’s vision and inspiration of Fit India, there is more focus and attention from people on their health and fitness. Since Yoska launched IRONMAN races in India from 2019, we have seen a significant increase of people across all age groups taking up triathlon as a lifestyle change. With the increased participation levels and demand from the Indian triathlon community, we had to redesign the race course and work on expanding the course capacity of our flagship event, IRONMAN 70.3 Goa.”

“Thanks to the tremendous support of Chief Minister Dr.Pramod Sawant and Tourism Minister of Goa, Rohan Khaunte, Tourism Minister of Goa, we have secured a larger cycling course allowing more participants and also enhancing the experience of IRONMAN 70.3 Goa participants. We are excited to welcome 1300 athletes from 21 countries on the brand-new cycling course!” Deepak added.

To register for individual race and relay, click on: https://www.ironman.com/im703-goa

More details about the event can be found on the official website, https://www.ironman.com/im703-goa

Know more on: https://www.yoska.in/iron-man/


The IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series is the world’s premier full-distance and half-distance triathlon series consisting of over 300+ races in 54 countries, regions and territories across the world.

Considered the toughest endurance challenge anyone can undertake in a single day, IRONMAN involves swimming 3.8 km in open water, 180 km cycling and 42.2 km running all done sequentially. The iconic IRONMAN Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world, providing more than 680,000 participants annually the benefits of endurance sports. It brings athletes from around the world and enables them to embrace challenges and celebrate leading healthy and goal-oriented lifestyles.

IRONMAN 70.3 has become the world’s largest long-distance triathlon series & the most popular version of Triathlon and this involves 1.9 km swimming in open water, 90 km cycling and 21.1 km running all done sequentially. This version has allowed the series to combine endurance with speed at the professional level and greater accessibility at the non-professional level.


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