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The World Triathlon Corporation has announced the three finalist cities in the bid to host Ironman Canada in 2013. The former host city, Penticton, will host Challenge Penticton next year.
See the press release below:
Today, World Triathlon Corporation announces three finalists from the bid process to host the 2013 Ironman Canada: Kelowna, British Columbia (BC); Huntsville, Ontario and Whistler, BC. The selection of the three Canadian communities was based on criteria as stated in the bid process that closed on Sept. 24. There were seven communities in Canada that submitted bids. As part of the next phase in the selection process, Ironman staff will conduct in-depth visits to each finalist community. Ironman expects to announce the host for the 2013 Ironman Canada, as well as additional event-related details, by mid-October.