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Daniela Ryf enters history with her fifth IRONMAN 70.3 world title in Nice

He has won the IRONMAN 70.3 Nice

The Swiss triathlete Daniela Ryf has won the victory today in the Nice IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, where she has achieved her fifth victory, something that nobody has achieved, neither in women nor men.

Danyela Ryf was the clear favorite, although at the starting line they were Lucy Charles y Holly Lawrence, o Anne Haug o Emma Pallant among others. Judith Corachán she was our only representative in the test.

The test began at 7 in the morning with the 1.900 meters of swimming where the first to come out of the water was Lucy Charles taking 1 minute advantage over Pámella Oliveria, Holly Laurence and 1:09 Daniela Ryf. Judith was leaving more than 2 minutes from Charles.

Already on the bike, in the first kilometers of ascent a group formed by Ryf, Laurence, Imogen Simmonds, Payla Findlay, Lisa Norden and Amelia Watkinson who reached Charles marching in a stretched all together on the 27 kilometer race.

Cycle segment profile

Daniela Ryf enters history with her fifth IRONMAN 70.3 world title in Nice

In passing through the first level at checkpoint 36, Amelia Watkinson with a great pace was ahead ahead passing in first position with a 29-second advantage over Ryf, 36 over Simmonds and 43 over Laurece and Charles. The latter would have to stop in a penalty box for 4 minutes for a penalty.

On the way down, Ryf made an attack looking to leave alone, gaining a minute advantage in passing at kilometer 60 over Laurence, Simmons and Watkinson. Lisa Norden was fourth, passing 4:51 behind. Lucy Charles passed 7th with a 5:32 disadvantage. At this point Judith was more than 15 minutes from Ryf.

Finally, Daniela Ryf continued to increase her lead to reach T2 with a 2:34 advantage over Simmondsy Laurence and 4:17 over Watkinson. Lucy Charles, who was still cutting differences, was sixth at 7:10. Corachán got off the 20th bike for more than 17 minutes.

In the running race Daniela Ryf He knew how to maintain his advantage to achieve victory in a time of 4:23:04, obtaining his fifth world title in the specialty.

The second classified has been Holly Lawrence (4: 27: 02) followed by Imogen Simmonds (4: 28: 10) occupying the third final position.

Lucy Charles finally it was fifth finishing the test at 8:45 of the switzerland. The Spanish Judith Corachán has finished in 14th place.

Ranking Top 15 female

1 Ryf, Daniela (SUI) 04: 23: 04
2 Lawrence, Holly (GBR) + 03: 58 04: 27: 02
3 Simmonds, Imogen (SUI) + 05: 06 04: 28: 10
4 Sodaro, Chelsea (USA) + 08: 03 04: 31: 07
5 Charles-Barclay, Lucy (GBR) + 08: 46 04: 31: 50
6 Kahlefeldt, Radka (CZE) + 10: 34 04: 33: 38
7 Watkinson, Amelia (NZL) + 11: 02 04: 34: 06
8 Genet, Manon (FRA) + 11: 10 04: 34: 14
9 Pallant, Emma (GBR) + 11: 22 04: 34: 26
10 Svensk, Sara (SWE) + 12: 19 04: 35: 23
11 Lee, India (GBR) + 13: 06 04: 36: 10
12 Sali, Kaisa (FIN) + 14: 14 04: 37: 18
13 Findlay, Paula (CAN) + 16: 17 04: 39: 21
14 Hering, Jackie (USA) + 16: 46 04: 39: 50
15 Corachan, Judith (ESP) + 20: 47 04: 43: 51

The times of Daniela Ryf

  • Swimming 1.900 m; 26:32 (average of 1:24 100 / m)
  • Cycling 90km: 2: 33: 38 (average of 35,93 km / h)
  • 21km: 1: 18: 37 (3 average: 44 min / km)

Daniela achieves a record, 5 world titles

With this victory, he already has 5 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019) achieving a feat that no triathlete has done in either the female or male category, achieving 5 70.3 world titles.

Tomorrow the men's test

Tomorrow it will be the turn of the men's competition, where world champions like Javier Gómez Noya, Alistair Brownlee, Sebastian Kienle, Patrick Lange or Frederick Van Lierde will fight for victory,

You can follow the test live through this link

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