Ironman Louisville underway

Ironman Louisville underway

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  More than 3,000 athletes from 30 countries are participating in the Ironman on Sunday.

The competition started at the Great Lawn with a 2.4-mile swim in the Ohio River early Sunday morning.

The athletes will then go on a 112-mile bike ride through Louisville and out to Oldham and Henry Counties and finally a 26.2-mile run passing through the University of Louisville and Churchill Downs before ending at Fourth Street Live!.

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