Ironman World Champs and Weekend Wrap-up

Ironman World Champs

On the strength of a 48:02 swim, 4:29:00 bike, and 2:45:34 marathon, Germany's Jan Frodeno posted a 8:06:30 finish time and became the first male to successfully defend the IRONMAN World Championship title since Craig Alexander in 2009.

Callum Millward was the fastest New Zealander in 48th place, 9h 06m 35s. Bevan McKinnon (Auckland) won the Mens 45 to 49 grade in 9h 14m 35s.

Daniela Ryf used a 52:50 swim, 4:52:26 bike, and 2:56:51 marathon to land a record-breaking 8:46:46 finish in the women's division. 

Full results

Weekend Wrap-up

The Rakaia Salmon Run was turned into a long duathlon after wind caused the cancellation of the kayak leg. Sam Bell won it in 1h 54m 04s. Isla Smith was the fastest woman finishing 12th overall in 2h 14m 13s.

The Opotiki Motu Challenge was won by Daniel Jones in 7h 25m 54s. Elina Ussher took 7h 55m 47s to take out the women's competition. Results

Christopher Dunnel, Chirstchurch, won the 36km trail run Abel Tasman Coastal Classic in 2h 34m 13s. Mel Atkin was the fastest woman in 2h 57m 02s. Full results 

George Milne was the fastest individual at the Peak to Powderkeg multisport race in Ohakune. Results 

Tokoroa Day Night Thriller Results 

Top International Professionals enter Challenge Wanaka
Challenge Wanaka continues to attract triathlon's big names to the shores of Lake Wanaka in 2019, with some of the world's best confirming their participation. American triathlon powerhouse, Andrew Starykowicz will be certainly pushing the envelope in Wanaka.
Saturday, 5 January 2019
Breca Swimrun Launches National Championships
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Captivating Finishes at BDO Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge
Epic results unfolded today at the 42nd annual BDO Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge.
Monday, 26 November 2018
Wanaka athlete crowned 25thPeak to Peak supreme winner
Stunning bluebird weather greeted competitors at the 25thannual Torpedo7 Peak to Peak multisport race Saturday.
Monday, 13 August 2018
Taupo named as finalist in race to host 2020 Ironman 70.3 World Championship
IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, announced today that Perth, Western Australia and Taupō, New Zealand have been named finalists to host the IRONMAN®70.3® World Championship triathlon which will rotate to the Oceania region in 2020.
Wednesday, 13 June 2018

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