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Nine people treated for injuries during IRONMAN Triathlon

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

Erlanger Hospital treated nine participants from Sunday's IRONMAN Triathlon. 

Three were hospitalized at the downtown hospital for acute respiratory distress, aspiration, and a shoulder-related injury, according to ER officials. 

Four race participants suffered injuries as a result of bike crashes.

Other medical issues required treatment from Erlanger's emergency medicine team including minor ankle injuries, weakness, nausea and dehydration. 

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