Mizuno Sponsors Sungailiat Triathlon 2016
On 23rd April 2016, Panatrade Caraka through the Mizuno brand recently sponsored Sungailiat Triathlon 2016 which took place in Bangka Belitung in partnership with the Indonesian Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Culture and Tourism Office of Bangka Belitung islands, and Triathlon Buddies. Representatives from the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism Mr Nyoman and Mr Haris as well as Head of Sungailiat Triathlon Mr Arman Agus, and Head of Bangka Belitung’s Culture and Tourism Office Mr Teddy Sudarsono attended the event and presented the awards to winners of the race. The event made available three racing categories including long distance, standard, and sprint which encompassed various distances for swimming, cycling, and running.
The sports competition aimed to further showcase Indonesia’s wide range of tourism destinations and as such, participants and visitors enjoyed a lion dance in addition to an array of local delicacies. In keeping with this mission, organisers set up a race course which included geographical areas highlighting Bangka Belitung’s strength in agriculture, fisheries, and mining among other sectors. As a market leading brand for sports enthusiasts, Mizuno continues to extend its support towards events with a focus on active lifestyles. The Sungailiat Triathlon 2016 event – which witnessed a large number of international and local participants – further demonstrated Mizuno’s widening market presence in the region.