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Herbalife Returns as Title Sponsor of Bali International Triathlon 2016

  • April 25th, 2016
  • Posted by balitriathlon
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Jakarta, 20 April 2016 – Herbalife, the global nutrition company, has signed on a title sponsor for the Bali International Triathlon 2016. The Herbalife Bali International 2016 will move from Jimbaran to a new setting headquartered at Mertasari Beach in Sanur,

Bali with cycling and running routes through the traditional village of Sanur and surrounding shorelines of North Sanur and Gianyar. Race day has been set for Sunday, August 14, 2016 with registration and a number of supporting events commencing on Friday.

Andam Dewi, Country General Manager of Herbalife Indonesia, said,  “Bali International Triathlon has been held from 2007, and this is the eighth year that Herbalife Indonesia has supported the event. Seeing the enthusiasm of both domestic and overseas participants in the triathlon, Herbalife Indonesia is continuing to support the event, which is also an opportunity to promote a region in Indonesia that has great potential for sports tourism.”

“We are very proud to again support the Bali International Triathlon,” added Andam Dewi. “This is amongst our commitments to promote a healthy, active lifestyle through a balanced nutritional intake combined with exercise. In addition, this event promotes sport, and is set to foster excellence amongst Indonesian triathletes, with the hope of boosting Indonesia’s sporting image in regional and international arenas.“

HBIT 2016 will feature three competitions of varying difficulty: Olympic (1.5km swim, 40km cycling, 10km run), Sprint (500m swim, 20km cycling, 5km run) and 5km Fun Run. Registration will be at www.balitriathlon.com and open to participants from Indonesia and abroad. Sanur has been chosen as the location for HBIT 2016 in order to meet the requirement of the steadily growing number of participants and create a race venue capable of handling an increasing number of athletes in the years to come.

 

Change of venue for Bali International Triathlon 2016

Formerly held in Jimbaran, the Herbalife Bali International Triathlon will be at a new venue in one of the most spectacular locations in scenic Sanur. Working in close cooperation the traditional community of Sanur, the HBIT 2016 will serve as a prelude to the Sanur Village Festival August 24-28, 2016.

This will build on the success of the event, Indonesia’s most loved triathlon, known internationally as the “triathlon for the soul, famed for its location on the world’s most fabled Island.

The event won various honors, including “Best Destination Triathlon,” and is expected to attract over 1,500 athletes in 2016 from 30 countries, with a very sizeable and ever-growing representation of Indonesian athletes.”

Highlights of this year’s event will include stunning views of Bali’s beachfront, a great event village and a closed road cycle route along the picturesque roads surrounding Sanur.

“We look forward to building on the outstanding success and tremendous race experience that has been synonymous with Triathlons in Bali in a new venuw on Sanur Beach as we work together with the 11th Sanur Village Festival, as our contribution to promoting Sanur and Bali as worl tourism and sports destination.”

 

About Bali Triathlon

Starting in 2007, the ninth edition of the Bali International Triathlon (BIT) returns on Sunday, August 14, 2016. The 2016 race unveils its a new venue in Sanur, a move made necessary to accommodate the rapid growth in participants and with each successive running of the event. The title sponsor, Herbalife Indonesia, is part of the worldwide nutrituional supplement  organization now working in 90 nations around the world. The Bali race reflects values championed by Herbalife through its shared focus on nourishment, weight-control, vitality and wellness products.

Online registration is available  at www.balitriathlon.com where race upgrades, and exceptional offers are featured.

 

About Herbalife

Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people’s lives with great products since 1980. Their nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Independent Herbalife Members in more than 90 countries. Herbalife is committed to addressing the global obesity epidemic by offering high-quality products, one-on-one coaching with a Herbalife Member and a community that inspires customers to live a healthy, active life.

Herbalife supports the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many other sports.

The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of US$4.5 billion in 2015.

 

Media inquiries:

Kathryn

Bali International Triathlon

c/o Bali Discovery Events

Komplek Pertokoan Sanur Raya No. 27

Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai

Sanur, Denpasar – 80227, Bali, Indonesia

Email: media@balitriathlon.com

 

Intan Pratiwi Darmawanti

Corporate Communications

Herbalife Indonesia – DEA Tower II, MZ Floor

Jl. Mega Kuningan Barat Kav. E.4.3 No. 1-2, Jakarta Selatan 12950

Email : intanp@herbalife.com

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