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Hawaii Events in 1979

Information about all types of events held in Hawaii in 1979.

January 1979

EVENT: 2nd Ironman World Championship Triathlon
DATE: January 14, 1979
LOCATION: Waikiki, Honolulu, South Oahu Island, Hawaii
The 1979 Ironman Triathlon was delayed by one day due to bad weather. Lyn Lemaire became the first female finisher with a tine of 12 hours and 55 minutes. 35 year old tom Warren of Sn Diego finishede first overall with a time of 11 hours, 15 minutes and 56 seconds. Sports journalist Barry McDermott wrote a ten page article about the 1979 Ironman that was published in Sports Illustrated Magazine.
- sports illustrated --> May 1979 article --> tom warren earns ironman title
- ironman.com --> news article --> ironman: the 1st decade (1978-1987)

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