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Ironman WC – Pro Athletes Race Review (Swimming)

October 14, 2019

The Ironman World Championship on 12th October in Kona, Hawaii, was spectacular. Both, pro men and women delivered a great show.  It was exciting to watch from the first till the last minute. Who won Ironman Kona? Jan Frodeno (GER) and Anne Haug (GER). This means double win for Germany, as well as third place for Sebastian Kienle who is also from Germany. We need to highlight that Jan Frodeno has set a new course record! Check out the race recap on the Youtube channel TriBoost.

Here are the results of men and women top 10:

Pro Men

1. Jan Frodeno (GER) — 7:51:13

2. Tim O’Donnell (USA) — 7:59:41

3. Sebastian Kienle (GER) — 8:02:04

4. Ben Hoffman (USA) — 8:02:52

5. Cameron Wurf (AUS) — 8:06:41

6. Joe Skipper (GBR) — 8:07:46

7. Braden Currie (NZL) — 8:08:48

8. Philipp Koutny (SUI) — 8:10:29

9. Bart Aernouts (BEL) — 8:12:27

10. Chris Leiferman (USA) — 8:13:37

Pro Women

1. Anne Haug (GER) — 8:40:10

2. Lucy Charles-Barclay (GBR) — 8:46:44

3. Sarah Crowley (AUS) — 8:48:13

4. Laura Philipp (GER) — 8:51:42

5. Heather Jackson (USA) — 8:54:44

6. Kaisa Sali (FIN) — 8:55:33

7. Corinne Abraham (GBR) — 8:58:38

8. Carrie Lester (AUS) — 8:58:40

9. Daniela Bleymehl (GER) — 9:08:30

10. Linsey Corbin (USA) — 9:09:06

For more detailed results check out the TriRating website.

Pro Athletes and Their Swimskins

Because of the warm water temperature it was a no wetsuit race which means that the pros were allowed to wear only swimskins for the swim portion of the race. the ocean was wavy and with strong currents. Still there were no surprises as Josh Amberger and Lucy Charles-Barclay came first out of the water. Let’s check out who were the fastest out of water and which swimskins did they have.

Pro Men

1. Josh Amberger (AUS) / 47:28 – Zone 3 Streamline

2. Jan Frodeno (GER) / 47:31 – Debour Tsunami 1.0

3. Alistair Brownlee (GBR) / 47:33 – Huub Albacore

4. Daniel Baekkegard (DEN) / 47:35 (still searching)

5. Tim O’Donnell (USA) / 47:38 – Aqua Sphere Aqua Skin Shorty

6. Patrick Lange (GER) / 47:40 – Sailfish Rebel Pro

7. Maurice Clevel (GER) / 47:40 – Sailfish Rebel Pro

8. Braden Currie (NZL) / 47:41 – Blueseventy PZ4TX

9. Jasper Svensson (SWE) / 47:42 – Sailfish Rebel Pro

10. Nils Frommhold (GER) / 50:47 – Sailfish Rebel Pro

Pro Women

1. Lucy Charles-Barclay (GBR) / 49:02 – Roka Viper

2. Lauren Brandon (USA) / 49:08 – Roka Viper

3. Jennifer Spieldenner (USA) / 54:00 – Blueseventy PZ4TX

4. Jocelyn McCauley (USA) / 54:02 – Blueseventy PZ4TX

5. Sarah Crowley (AUS) / 54:05 – Orca RS1

6. Sarah True (USA) / 54:07 – TYR Torque Pro

7. Jennifer Seymour (ZAF) / 54:07 – Blueseventy PZ4TX

8. Anne Haug (GER) / 54:09 – 2XU

9. Imogen Sommonds (SUI) / 54:10 – Sailfish Rebel Pro

10. Carrie Lester (AUS) / 54:15 – Blueseventy PZ4TX

 

So if we count brand representation by men – Sailfish has 4 athletes, Zone 3, Debour, Huub, Aqua Sphere and Blueseventy each athlete. Brand representation by woman – Blueseventy has 4 athletes, Roka 2 athletes, Orca, TYR, 2 XU and Sailfish each 1 athlete.

 

 

 

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