Major Australian Pro Athlete Line up for Laguna Phuket Triathlon 2008
The 2007 Laguna Phuket Triathlon male champion, Italian born Massimo Cigana is confirmed to return for this years renowned ‘Race of Legends’ to defend his title. Also confirmed for the race that takes place on Sunday 7 December, is an overwhelming Australian line up; Belinda Granger who has won an amazing 3 Ironman titles this year at Canada, China and Malaysia, will compete against the champion of 2007’s Ironman World Champion Mirinda Carfrae. Other aussie elite athletes who will be competing for the USD 20,000 pro prize purse are Richie Cunningham, who is last years Laguna Phuket Triathlon’s runner up and inspirational Chris Legh who is a 2x Ironman 70.3 champion and has amazingly overcome major health
Laguna Phuket has fundraised more than 1 million baht over the past 15 years to support local sea turtle release research programs.