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Hawaii Events in 1986

Information about all types of events held in Hawaii in 1986.

EVENT: 10th Ironman World Championship Triathlon
DATE: October 18, 1986
LOCATION: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Island

DESCRIPTION: A $100,000 prize purse for professional athletes was available in 1986 which was donated anonymously. Also in 1986, a new international qualifying event was added: Ironman Canada in Penticton, British Columbia. Dave Scott finished the Ironman Hawaii first overall in 1986, finishing 22 minutes faster than the previously set event record. Patricia Puntous, of Canada finished first among women but was disqualified due to a bike drafting infraction. Paula Newby-Fraser of Zimbabwe was awarded the female Ironman title with a time of 9 hours, 49 minutes and 14 seconds, a new women's course record.
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