The British triathlete Alistair Brownlee has won a new victory this season, he has done it in the IRONMAN 70.3 Dún Laoghaire this morning in Ireland.
Alistair continues to demonstrate that he is at a high level, achieving a comfortable victory, and whate will be one of the athletes to beat in the next IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship to be held on September 9 in Nice.
The test began at 8:00 in the morning (Spanish time) where Alistair was the first to get out of the water along with Mintern and Adam Bowden at the same time. Smales was fourth at 1:28 of the British.
Brownlee gave no option in the cycling segment, leaving alone and achieving a 53:5 advantage over McCrystal and Tim Don at kilometer 26 of the race. In the rest of the sector, the British was increasing his advantage to reach T2 with an advantage of 5:50 over McCrystal and 6:44 over Tim Don.
In the foot race Alistair demonstrated his quality in this segment, further increasing his advantage by passing half the half marathon with a 10:33 advantage over Smaes who had advanced to second place,
Finally, Alistair Brownlee got the victory with a time of 4:00:34 followed by Ellitot Smales (4:10:48) and by Adam Bowden (4:13:47) occupying the third final position
With this victory, he has already obtained the Slot for the IRONMAN 70.3 2020 World Championship to be held in New Zealand.
His career times
- 1,9 km swimming: 23:20 (average of 1:14 / 100m)
- 90 km cycling: 2: 46: 57 (average of 38,22 km / h)
- 21 km run on foot: 1: 11: 42 (mean of 3: 24 min / km)
Victory at all distances this year
The oldest of the Brownlee brothers has shown that he is one of the best active triathletes where this year he has achieved victories in sprint, Olympic, medium distance and IRONMAN distances
With his second place this year in the IRONMAN 70.3 Marbella, got the pass for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship to be played in Nice in September and with today's victory he has obtained the Slot for the 2020 World Cup in New Zealand.
Last June he debuted in the IRONMAN in Ireland, getting the victory and his Slot for Kona 2019.
Now with this victory he has shown that he is ready for the World Championship where we will surely see one of the most spectacular tests in recent years, where Javier Gómez Noya is the favorite.
Alistair and the Olympics?
Alistair, with his participation in ITU sprint and Olympic tests, had hinted that he was preparing to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but he does not appear in the Grand Final lists and with his participation in Kona, we will have to wait for What decision do you make?