Today has been disputed in California (USA) a new edition of the IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside, where they have achieved victory Ben Kanute y Daniela Ryf. In the test we had a Spanish triathlete Anna Noguera, he was seventh achieving a great result in a race of such level.
The women's event, with a World Championship poster, began at 6:40 (15:30) Spanish time, it did with Holly Lawrence in the lead, completing the 1,9 km of the swimming sector in 23:54 followed 24 seconds away by a group with Elie Salthouse, Daniela Ryf and Sara True. Anna Noguera was seventh out of the water 57 seconds from the head of the race.
In the cycling sector, Daniela Ryf quickly went up positions reaching the top of the race with Holly Lawrence and leaving to go through the 20 kilometer point with a 58-second advantage over Paula Findlay and Elie Salthouse. Anna Noguera, lost time but traced a position, passing sixth at 3:57.
Ryf, was imposing his law to increase his difference with respect to Lawrence, passing through kilometer 62 with 4:45 of advantage and 5:35 over Findlay. Anna Noguera passed at this point in eighth position.
Finally Daniela Ryf arrived at T2 with 6:36 minutes of advantage over Lawrence and 8 over Findlay, Ryf completed the 90 kilometer route in 2:17:06 at an average of 39,39km / H. Anna Noguera got off the bike in seventh position.
The half marathon was a walk for Daniela Ryf who got a comfortable victory only keeping the advantage to win the race with a time of 4:09:19. The second classified has been Holly Lawrence (4:! 4: 06) and third Ellie Salthouse (4: 16: 41).
Anna Noguera, he was seventh achieving a great result in a race of such level
- IRONMANLive (@IRONMANLive) April 6, 2019
The predictions are fulfilled, Ben Kanute takes the victory
As for the men's event, after the resignation of both Jan Frodeno and Lionel Sanders due to injury due to injury, the event was in favor of Ben Kanute, who has not disappointed and has taken the victory. In this category there was no Spanish.
In swimming the first to emerge from the water was the American Eric Lagerstrom with a 14-second advantage over Dylan McNeice, Ben Kanute and Adam Bowden.
IN the first kilometers of the cycling sector, Kanute imposed a strong pace to go solo, passing through the first checkpoint (20km) with 1: 07 advantage over a group of 5 formed by Rodolphe Von Berg, Lagerstrom, Miki Taagholt, Bowden and Ruedi Wild.
In the rest of the sector the American Rodolphe Von Berg little by little was cutting time on Kanute to reach him and get together to the T2 to see an exciting start of the running sector. The pursuing group with Wild, Bowden and Taahholt arrived at 4: 31.
Kanute, did not give his compatriot an option since from the beginning of the sector he imposed a strong pace to gradually increase his distance to go through the half of the route with more than 40 seconds of advantage, in the final part we saw how they were leaving cutting differences to finally see how Ben Kanute the victory was won with a time of 3: 49: 25 followed by Rodolphe Von Berg (3:49:37) and by the British Adam Bowden (3: 53: 53) occupying the third final position.
- IRONMANLive (@IRONMANLive) April 6 2019