The historic Swedish town Kalmar hosted its first Ironman competition in August 2012. The event comprised a grueling 3.86km swim in the Kalmar Strait, a 180.2km bicycle race and a marathon run of 42.195km. Approximately 1,500 athletes and 40,000 visitors took part in the Kalmar event. Naturally, the event organizer, Kalmar Triathlon AB, needed to have reliable and robust communications to ensure the competition went smoothly.
The Ironman Competition, Sweden
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——Tobias Borg, Manager from the racing organization
——--Göran Engström, Rescue Kalmar
——--Thomas Matsson, Dialect Lemab Kalmar