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American super-athlete proposed to the mayor to organize sports competitions in Rhodes

Posted on 11 December 2013

Wednesday, the 11th December 2013 12:55


In Wayne Kurtz, the super-athlete who has achieved hundreds of times in races and triple DECA Iron Triathlon, held today at the office of the mayor Rhodes Stathis Kousournas. The American athlete, who has won the Guinness record 30 iron triathlon in 30 consecutive days (each composed of triathlon marathon distance running, swimming and cycling, so that a total of 30 days to have covered 72 miles swimming, 3360 miles cycling and 786 miles long endurance), transferred to the Mayor Rhodes his plan to establish an international match Iron triathlon in Rhodes, which can be done once or twice a year, which in principle was accepted by Mr. Kousournas. Mr. Kurtz, he said, will be found again in Rhodes in January, which will cover, by way of training, and IDs, the path that has the attention of the vinteoskopontas the same time, in order to present it to the international racing community, and optimistic that the first match will be feasible to take place in October.

It is evident that the conduct of such a sporting event in Rhodes, which will cover international news and sports media, will be a first-rate step projection of the island and will contribute to efforts to develop alternative forms of tourism and to extend the tourist season.

Mr. Kurtz was accompanied by Mr George Zara and Mrs. Marietta Papavasileiou.


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