Less-abled youngsters in wheelchairs were heroes of the IRONKIDS Colombo race that raised the curtain for the epic IRONMAN triathlon. IRONKIDS Sri Lanka “is all about inspiring the kids to embrace an active lifestyle from a young age and to make them part of the big IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo event weekend”.
Sports tourism in Sri Lanka gets a major boost tomorrow (Feb 22-25) when the Ironman 70.3 triathlon takes place in the capital Colombo, the first time in Sri Lanka and South Asian region. “We want to showcase Sri Lanka’s potential to the world, and we want to position Sri Lanka as the hub for sports tourism.”
The immensely challenging upcoming IRONMAN 70.3 Colombo Triathlon has been hailed as a major boost for sports and adventure tourism in Sri Lanka. To be held at Galle Face Green on February 25, this spectacular test of strength, stamina and fitness will see 850 triathletes from 63 countries bidding for victory.
New über-luxury Sri Lanka hotel and IRONMAN sporting excellence forge branding partnership to boost tourism
The recently opened über-luxury Shangri-La hotel in Sri Lanka capital city Colombo signals the next stage of this paradise island’s development as a global tourist destination.
Sri Lanka steels for IRONMAN Colombo, a major boost for sport and recreational tourism throughout the island
Steely resolve forged in the crucible of one of sport’s most demanding events—the triathlon—IRONMAN will test the metal of hundreds of super-athletes in Sri Lanka next year.
Football is poised to kick off a game-changing boost for Sri Lanka tourism thanks to a 14-day ‘Football Without Borders’ tour by a team from Switzerland, courtesy of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL).