Antalya Has Hosted Thousands Of Athletes And Sport Enthusiasts For The Gloria Ironman 70.3 Turkey
Organised for the third time in Antalya, the final of the Gloria Ironman 70.3 Turkey was as magnificent as its start. 1375 athletes and 100 teams from 55 countries participated in the race, which was started this year by Nicholas Watson, who opened the competition by pulling his sick 14-year-old son, Rio, in a canoe. Professional male and female competitors followed Watson, entering the sea on the beach of Gloria Serenity Resorts to begin the 1.9km swimming course.
Competitors completed the swimming stage before continuing on to the 90km cycling race, which passed through the EXPO Fair Ground. The final stage of the competition was the 21km race, which took place within the Gloria Hotels & Resorts’ golf courses, and ended at the Gloria Sports Arena.
South African triathlete Jeren Seegers won in the Male category of the Gloria Ironman 70.3 Turkey, with a time of 4 hours, 6 minutes and 52 seconds, closely followed by Russia’s
Sergey Khazov with a time of 4:09:05. In third place was Russia’s Eger Vinogradau, with a time of 4:09:29. The athletes received their awards by Münir Karaoğlu, the Governor of Antalya. In the Women’s category, Belgian triathlete Sara Van der Wel finished first with a time of 4 hours, 25 minutes and 31 seconds. Russian athlete Arina Sgulgina took second place with a time of 4:34:41, followed by Britain’s Kerry Mcgawley, who placed third in the Women’s category with a time of 4:42:49. The three female place winners were presented with their awards by South African Olympic and World Champion Swimmer, Chad le Clos.
Most competitors of the Gloria Ironman 70.3 Turkey came from Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, England, Germany or Switzerland, with athletes’ ages ranging from 18 to 76. The number of Turkish athletes which participate in the race increases each year, with Turkish competitors making up 40% of the total number of triathletes in the competition. The number of international athletes competing has also increased by 50% since last year, and in addition to the athletes taking part in the competition, many businessmen and CEOs also competed in the race. The Nuri Özaltın team comprised of Nevşin Mengü, and national athletes Bahar Saygılı and Ediz Yıldırımer. This year, the Gloria Ironman 70.3 Turkey also saw the first Ironman from Iran, Shirin Gerami, compete in the race.
Gloria Clinic Athletic & Speed Development Program
World renowned speed, sprint & hurdles coach, Loren Seagrave provided a practical athletics training at Gloria Sports Arena.
Gloria Cup Basketball
Zalgiris Kaunas is the champion of the Gloria Basketball Cup Tournament!
Gloria Cup Athletics has ended
Organised for the first time, The Gloria Athletics Cup included 10 sporting events, and the participation of 68 athletes.
Gloria Cup Volleyball Concludes!
Turkey wins Gloria Cup Volleyball!
Gloria Cup 2018 is starting!
Organised by Smart Casual Event and Gloria Sports Arena, the 2nd Gloria Cup, Gloria Cup 2018 will have tournaments across three branches: Volleyball, Athletics and Basketball.
The Anadolu Efes Sports Club Basketball Summer Camps have finished.
Organised by Smart Casual Events, the Anadolu Efes Sports Club Basketball Summer Camps took place at the Gloria Sports Arena.
Collaborating Centres of Sports Medicine by the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS)
We are proud to be a known ambassador for international sports medicine.
The Countdown for the Gloria Ironman 70.3 Turkey is on!
The Ironman competition will take place with the name ‘Gloria Ironman 70.3 Turkey’, as it was last year.
2016 Rio Olympics Medalists
Athletes prepared at the Gloria Sports Arena at the 2016 Rio Olympics won a total of 29 Olympic medals.
The hoop excitement starts at the Gloria Sports Arena - with the Masters of Basketball!
The giants of basketball gathered for the GSA - Smart Casual Event Basketball Tournament 2016.
Dance Fest in Antalya!
The Gloria Open Dance Contest, held for the second time this year, was completed with wide participation: 600 dancers from 22 countries participated in the competition.
“Gloria Ironman 70.3” is in Antalya for the first time in 2015
Gloria Ironman 70.3 will be hosted on 25 October 2015 at the Gloria Sports Arena.
Hidayet Türkoğlu Talent Camp at Gloria Sports Arena!
Gloria Hotels & Resorts hosted very special guests this summer!
The Gloria Sports Arena Has Hosted The 2015 Thomas Cook Travel Games.
250 Thomas Cook Travel Agencies competed with an “Olympic Spirit”, to be the best team at the 2015 Travel Games at the Gloria Sports Arena in Belek, Antalya.
World Renowned Dancers Are At The Gloria Sports Arena…
The “Gloria World Open” is taking place at the Gloria Sports Arena, for the first time in Turkey.
Laren, Holland’s world-famous women’s field hockey team at Gloria Sports Arena!
Laren Women's Field Hockey Team played a preparatory game with the Turkish National Team.
Sultans of Net at Gloria Sports Arena for preparation camp…
Gloria Sports Arena welcomes the Sultans of Net.
Organized by Gloria Sports Arena, the 1st Gloria Cup International Volleyball Tournament concludes.
The tournament took place from 3 to 5 January 2015 at the Gloria Sports Arena, with the participation of the Vakıfbank SK, Volero Zurich, Azeryol Baku and Nova KBM Branik Maribor teams.
The giants of basketball come together at Gloria Cup
6 important basketball teams met at the Gloria Cup!