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Aistair Brownlee sweeps the IRONMAN 70.3 Dún Laoghaire

The Briton has mastered the test from beginning to end.

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 it is at a great level, achieving a comfortable victory, and whate will be one of the athletes to beat in the next IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship The September 9 will be played in Nice.

The test began at 8: 00 in the morning (Spanish time) where Alistair was the first to leave the water along with Mintern and Adam Bowden at the same time. Smales was fourth to 1: 28 of the British.

Brownlee gave no choice in the cycling segment, leaving alone and getting an 53 kilometer in the race an advantage of 5: 26 over McCrystal and Tim Don. In the rest of the sector the British was increasing his advantage to reach the T2 with 5: 50 of advantage over McCrystal and 6: 44 over Tim Don.

In the Alistair foot race he demonstrated his quality in this segment, further increasing his advantage by going through half of the half marathon with 10: 33 of advantage over Smaes who had advanced to the second position,

Finally, Alistair Brownlee got the victory with a 4 time: 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 won 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 (mean 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 has won victories in sprint distances, Olympic, medium distance and IRONMAN distance

With his second place this year in the IRONMAN 70.3 Marbella, he got the pass for the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship that will be held in Nice in September and with today's victory he has won the Slot for the New Zealand 2020 World Cup.

In addition the British triathlete has won his fourth title of Triathlon European Champion about Olympic distance. In addition to his victory over sprint distance in the World Cup of Cagliari,

Last June 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 events in recent years, where Javier Gómez Noya is a favorite.

Alistair and the Olympics?

Alistair, with his participation in ITU sprint and Olympic events, had implied that he was preparing his participation in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but does not appear in the Grand Final listings and with his participation in Kona, we will have to wait for What decision you make.

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