MARANG: National triathlete Kimbeley Yap beat 196 competitors from Malaysia and abroad to emerge the overall winner of the Kapas-Marang International Swimathon 2008, organised by the Terengganu Tourism Action Council, here yesterday.
She also won the above 20 years category after finishing the 5.6km swim from Pulau Kapas to Pantai Kelulut in 1'27:23.
For her effort, she took home RM3,000 apart from other prizes provided by the sponsors.
Kohing Antak, also from Malaysia, won the men’s above-20 category after posting a time of 1'38:44s.
In the men’s 36-49 years category, Elmar Schuberth of Austria was first in1'28:14, Yap Yee Ming (Malaysia) second (1'36:04s) and Aley Tung (Singapore) third (1'42:50s). - Bernama