JOHANNESBURG – Organisers have confirmed that Ironman African Championship has been postponed to November 2020 due to COVID-19.In a statement on the website, organisers said: “In alignment with the provincial Department of Health, and due to the force majeure COVID-19 pandemic, Ironman race officials in conjunction with local authorities have decided to postpone the 2020 Ironman African Championship in Nelson Mandela Bay originally scheduled for 29 March to 15 November 2020”.They add that athletes that were registered for the event would receive an email with further details.Concluding the statement, the organisers said: “In what has been a continually evolving and challenging time globally, we recognise that the postponement may come as a disappointment but look forward to providing athletes with an exceptional race experience in the future.”